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Your own Japanese Garden, part two

Your own Japanese Garden, part two

| October 17, 2010 | 8 Comments

In my previous article I wrote about considerations and decisions to be taken when you are going to build your own Japanese garden. In this article I’ll elaborate on that. As the Japanese garden evolved over 15 centuries it is difficult to label or “put in a box”. As there are many garden types in […]

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Orchids and Japanese Gardening

Orchids and Japanese Gardening

| June 17, 2010 | 5 Comments

Combining the Traditional Japanese Garden with Tropical Plants creates a beautiful retreat. Japanese gardens are elegant, deceivingly simplistic and aesthetically pleasing. The subtle shifts in colour and form tend to calm the spirit, taking us away from the busy pace of the modern world. This can even be at a subliminal level. Your mind’s eye […]

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