Creating Japanese Gardens
You can have a garden with the sophisticated sense of design and naturalistic look of the Japanese style, using plants and materials available in North America. This book provides practical details for selecting and setting stones and plants, creating water features, and working with special accents to create a Japanese effect in your garden.
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