In Japanese gardens, visitors find nature consdensed and brought to perfection: trees are trained and sculpted; the finest natural landscapes are reproduced in miniature; and the seasons are celebrated with spring blossom and the fiery leaves of autumn.
In this introduction to Japanese gardens Helena Attlee captures the essence of Japanese garden style and gives an outline of its history.
She then explores in detail 28 of the great Japanese gardens, explaining their character and nature.
Alex Ramsay's superb photographs, specially taken for the book, illustrate every aspect of the gardens.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 136 pages, 100 colour photographs
- Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
- Publication Date: 25/03/2010
- Category: Gardens (descriptions, history etc)
- ISBN: 9780711229716