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Summer Walks in a Japanese Garden

Summer Walks in a Japanese Garden

| July 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

When my soul is in need of quiet reflection, I know where to ease the anxious mood that keeps sweet calm from my restive condition. Before I even pass the alluring doors guarded by statuesque lions, my pace slows and the garden begins to whisper… A Japanese garden is my intermediary to peace, connecting with […]

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Bonsai, the silent garden

Bonsai, the silent garden

| January 10, 2012 | 2 Comments

Life is hectic and perhaps stressful at times. Everyone needs an outlet to discharge those struggles and anxieties of the day and growing Bonsai can help you achieve this much-needed balance in one’s life. Bonsai’s offer a uniqueness to the grower. They allow you to feel liberated as you release your creativity in designing your tree to […]

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Japanese Gardens, Tranquility Personified

Japanese Gardens, Tranquility Personified

| April 28, 2011 | 13 Comments

Japanese Gardens have been a treasured art form in Japan for centuries, and are very much influenced by the ancient and intricate garden designs of China. The exacting tradition, linked to the related and equally disciplined arts of calligraphy and Japanese ink brush painting, is historically passed down from sensei, or master, to apprentice. Even […]

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What Bonsai Tree are YOU

What Bonsai Tree are YOU

| August 3, 2010 | 4 Comments

As Bonsai and garden lovers we spend alot of time getting to know our trees, we get intimate with shaping, trimming and styling. We water and feed, but how close are we to our trees! If we were a Bonsai tree what type of tree would we be. In the following list, map your birth […]

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Zen Gardens, Imagination in the Making

Zen Gardens, Imagination in the Making

| July 21, 2010

By their very nature Zen gardens encourage you to use your imagination.  Using carefully placed rocks and stones and open spaces filled with sand or gravel these gardens tend to capture the eye and the mind and hold both. Soon one can see the waves undulating in the sand ponds as they push around the […]

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Japanese Water Gardens and Light!

Japanese Water Gardens and Light!

| March 12, 2010 | 3 Comments

You can create remarkable effects for your Japanese water garden, stream, and waterfalls with lighting. You can make a fountain glimmer, illuminate the underwater world of your Japanese garden, highlight your waterfall, and even liven up your stream all with the addition of a few lights. Pond lighting is a way to catch subtle attention […]

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