Zen in Your Garden
Creating Sacred Spaces
By (author) Jenny Hendy
Zen in Your Garden by Jenny Hendy
Book DescriptionFull of colorful, striking photographs and insightful commentary this Zen gardening book is an essential guide to the most serene of Japanese traditional arts. The Japanese Zen garden is a triumph of simplicity, a space in which balance is emphasized to create a place of stillness and sanctuary. Zen in Your Garden offers readers a comprehensive and practical guide to creating a sacred space for meditation and contemplation. Learn how your garden can stimulate your senses to either energize or soothe you, and discover what type of garden you need, as well as how to convert your existing garden to one designed on Zen principles. Boxed features, illustrated with detailed drawings, show you how to build specific features such as gravel and rock landscapes. Zen in Your Garden includes beautiful photographs of outstanding gardens from around the world to help you consider the various styles you might wish to work on rock and gravel; water gardens; shade, moss, and woodland; courtyards; and nature and wildlife gardens. Planting is explored in detail so that you may choose a landscape that has something for all seasons and creates a pleasing form and balance. This book beautifully illustrates and clearly details the many elements of gardening from a Zen perspective and offers you both the creative inspiration and the practical guidance to develop your own. Zen gardening topics include: A modern interpretation Water gardens Nature and wildlife gardens Planting guidelines Zen in a small place "
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780804832892
(267mm x 216mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Tuttle Publishing
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publish Date: 29-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Jenny Hendy
Shortly after receiving her degree in botany, Jenny Hendy began writing about creative gardening. Now a freelance writer, her work has appeared in magazines and she has written six books, including Perennials, The Gardener's Palette and Balcony & Roof Gardens. Hendy has a special interest in Eastern philosophy and its influence on gardening.
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