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UK Bestselling Books on Japanese Garden Design from Amazon UK

The Japanese House: Architecture and Life: 1945 to 2017
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The first comprehensive study on the aesthetics of domestic architecture in Japan since the Second W....
List Price: 40.00
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By: Marsilio.   2017-03-28

Kinfolk Home, The
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Interest in home design has been on the rise for some time, but Kinfolk's focus on slowing down and creating a more intentional, beautiful home is where the attention is shifting. Through luscious photographs and insightful interviews, the author takes us into 40 homes around the world, from the Americas to Europe, Asia to Africa, ending in Australia. The homes range from an old cabin in the woods to clean-lined modern apartments, from singles living in small spaces to sprawling, multi-generational houses in the country. Each will feel unmistakably Kinfolk.
List Price: 25.00
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By: Artisan.   2015-10-13

Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way
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Japanese gardeners have fine-tuned a distinctive set of pruning techniques that coax out the essential characters of their garden trees, or niwaki. Discussing the principles that underpin the techniques, this work offers guidelines for shaping pines, azaleas, conifers, broadleaved evergreens, bamboos, and deciduous trees.
List Price: 25.00
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By: Timber Press.   2007-05-15

Japanese Maples: The Complete Guide to Selection and Cultivation
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Japanese maples are unlike any other tree. They boast a remarkable diversity of color, form, and texture. As a result of hundreds of years of careful breeding, they take the center stage in any garden they are found. This title offers descriptions of over 150 introductions to plant nomenclature, and various insights into established favorites.
List Price: 35.00
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By: Timber Press.   2010-05-15

The Complete Book of Origami (Dover Origami Papercraft)
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DOVER PUBLICATIONS-The Complete Book of Origami: The amazing Japanese art of origami-an age-old craft dating back to the invention of paper-is an engrossing activity practiced by many thousands of people the world over. In this abundantly illustrated book; noted origamist and research physicist Robert Lang shows how to create 48 timeless figures; offering a broad range of inspiration and challenge for notice and experts alike. Step-by-step instructions; together with more than 1000 clearly detailed drawings; guide paperfolders carefully through each creative experience. Soft Cover-154 pages. Author: Robert J. Lang. Made in USA.
List Price: 11.99
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By: Dover Publications Inc..   1990-01-01

Flower Recipe Book, The: 125 Step-by-Step Arrangements for Everyday Occasions
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HardCover. Pub Date :2013-04-01 Pages: 272 Language: English Publisher: Workman Flower arranging has never been simpler or more enticing. The women behind Studio Choo. the hottest floral design studio in the country. have created a flower-arranging bible for todays aesthetic. Filled with an array of stunning. easy-to-find flowers. it features 400 high-resolution photos. more than 40 step-by-step slideshows. and tappable pop-tips throughout. The arrangements run the gamut of styles and techniques: some are wild and some are structured; some are time-intensive and some are astonishingly simple. Each one is paired with a flower recipe; ingredients lists specify the type and quantity of blooms needed; clear instructions detail each step ; and hundreds of photos show how to place every stem. Readers will learn how to work with a single variety of flower to great effect. and to cr...
List Price: 17.99
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By: Artisan.   2013-06-06

The Creative Shrub Garden: Eye-Catching Combinations That Make Shrubs the Stars of Your Garden
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In 'The Creative Shrub Garden' Andy McIndoe provides a truly shrub-focused design guide which shows the reader how to combine shrubs along with perennials and bulbs in attractive, long-lasting planting schemes. He describes how to use these low-maintenance woody plants in the way that gardeners normally use perennials. The book contains a planting design chapter which uses a mood-board approach to show how different garden moods and styles can be achieved with the right combination of shrubs. Handy lists cover key topics such as shrubs for difficult situations and readers can also use the comprehensive plant directory to make up their own personalised planting schemes.
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By: Timber Press.   2014-08-01

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Japanese Gardening: Practical Advice and Step-by-Step Techniques and Projects, with More Than 700 Illustrations, Garden ... Photographs from Around the World
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Practical advice and step-by-step techniques and projects, with more than 700 illustrations, garden plans and inspirational photographs from around the world. Includes 15 projects that combine to create five complete Japanese gardens, and a detailed Plant Directory with information on flowering habits, key growth stages and hardiness.
List Price: 9.99
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By: Hermes House.   2015-11-02

How to Make a Japanese Garden: An Inspirational Visual Guide to a Classic Garden Style, Beautifully Illustrated with Over 80 Stunning Photographs
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This is a delightful little book that explores one of the most beautiful and enduring styles of landscape gardening. It features all the classic designs: pond, dry, tea, stroll and courtyard, along with features on tsukubai and topiary. It includes a directory of plants detailing size, usage and flowering time, plus tips on planting and propagation. It is a fascinating introduction to the influences and evolution of the Japanese garden, including the roles played by Buddhist monks, Zen philosophers and shoguns. The Japanese garden is full of ancient symbolism and imagery, a visual feast as well as an aural and emotional experience. This book examines the ancient influences that have brought this type of landscape gardening into the 21st century, focusing on the essential elements, both natural and man-made, of the Japanese garden. It introduces the five main styles of garden - pond, dry, tea, stroll and courtyard - explaining their significance and how they have been used in the past. The book then covers decorative features such as dry water, topiary and tsukubai, followed by a plant directory that provides an evaluation of the plants traditionally used, with advice on flowering habits, pruning and hardiness. Beautifully illustrated with more than 80 images, this little gift book captures the essence of one of the most stylish and contemporary forms of landscape gardening.
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By: Hermes House.   2014-01-31

Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop: A Modern Guide to the Ancient Art of Mokuhanga
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An increasingly popular yet age-old art form, Japanese woodblock printing (mokuhanga) is embraced for its non-toxic character, use of handmade materials, and easy integration with other printmaking techniques. In this comprehensive guide, artist and printmaker April Vollmer - one of the best known Japanese woodblock printing practitioners and instructors in the West - combines her deep knowledge of the historic printmaking practice with expert instruction and presents a collection of diverse and gorgeous prints by leading contemporary artists in the medium, as well as her own work. At once practical and inspirational, this handbook is as useful to serious printmakers and artists as it is to creative types who are drawn to Japanese history and aesthetics and are looking to experiment in other media.
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By: Watson-Guptill.   2015-09-07


 

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