Japanese Gardens for today

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Author(s): David Engel
Original Publish Date: Dec 04, 2012
Product Number: EB00643542
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462903894
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Description

With extensive photographs and diagrams, this book explains the philosophy and practice of Japanese gardening. An important classic of gardening instruction, Japanese Gardens for Today is a practical down-to-earth explanation of the basic rules of Japanese garden design and care. It is sure to prove of great value to both the professional landscape architect and to the green-thumbed home owner, whether he is designing an entirely new garden or only seeking an illusion of spaciousness and rightness in a tiny courtyard or corner. Photographs of historic Japanese gardens and the private, modern gardens of Japanese homes are given alongside useful rule-of-thumb practices and techniques. The books wealth of drawings are fully integrated with clear, succinct text to present the first full and practical treatment of the subject ever published in English.

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