by Sunniva Harte
Like a restorative
balm, Zen gardening is an antidote to the stresses of our busy
modern lifestyles. A Zen garden can create a feeling of space
in the smallest of city gardens.
This book covers classical designs, philosophy and symbolism.
The Japanese Garden, Jiro Takei & MarcP. Keane
A modern translation
from the oldest available source over 1000 years ago from the
Heian period includes authentic diagrams black and white illustrations.
The book invites you into the world of ancient Japanese Garden
Design exploring the role of religious tradition, nature, and
spirituality in garden construction, includes technical advice
on garden building and examination of the four central threads
of allegorical meaning integral to the Heian-era garden design.
264 pages hardcover
by Erik Borja
Oriental gardens have
always had a close relationship with spiritual and religious ideas.
Over time, as spiritual beliefs developed and changed, a complex
set of rules and taboos about garden design evolved. Learn all
the elements of a Zen garden with large full colour photographs
drawings and plans.
The lure of
The Japanese garden,By Alisom Main & Newell
The Lure of the Japanese
Garden is a personel introduction to over 120 gardens throughout
Japan, with notes on history, culture, planting and access, covering
a broader spectrum than any other current book on English complete
with maps of where to locate these beutiful gardens.colour photographes
of each garden.
206 pages hardback 215 x212