Browsing Archive September, 2010

As you read this book you can feel the emotion of understanding, an understanding that bonds the ‘Author to the Artist‘. From the moment that Will and ...

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In Japan, rock gardens were created by Zen Buddhist priests to offer a place for quiet reflection near Japanese temples. Several features are essential to ...

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How to go about when you are caught by the beauty of a Japanese garden and you have decided that this is what you want? Japanese gardens are a living work of ...

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A must see event if you are near Burgundy on the 9' or 10' of October is the 'International Festival of Bonsai'. This is the first time that this event is ...

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Have you ever wondered what went into creating that piece of living art known as a bonsai? How the precise cutting and trimming and tying kept a tiny tree, ...

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Everybody recognises palm trees, they are the universal symbol for the tropics but many are hardy enough for our temperate climate gardens. Until recently New ...

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Paris has often been referred to as the “city of lights” but it could very well deserve the title “city of gardens.”   From the much visited Jardin du ...

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The strategically situated castle town of Edo, destined to become modern day Tokyo, was the seat of power for the Tokugawa Shogunate from 1603 to 1868. ...

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While the briefness of their glory has to be acknowledged, cherries really are the hardy spring-flowering trees for temperate climate gardens. I can think of ...

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I came across some great training videos on 'You Tube' for Bonsai Beginners and the experienced artists. Take a look and tell us what you think. Let's start ...

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