East Meets Rest; WEEKEND: GARDENING: ANN EVANS LOOKS AT THE ART OF JAPANESE HORTICULTURE
Byline: ANN EVANS
JAPANESE gardens have never been more popular here in Britain.
And no wonder, with such a varied range of beautiful Japanese trees, shrubs and flowers now readily available at garden centres and nurseries.
These days many of our popular plants came originally from Japan, finding their way to these shores from the 17th century onwards by western travellers visiting the Orient.
For gardeners wanting to know more about Japanese gardens, the Japanese Garden Society which was founded in 1993 exists to bring together anyone who is interested in appreciating and learning more about this lovely style of garden.
Kira Dalton of …
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Publication information: Article title: East Meets Rest; WEEKEND: GARDENING: ANN EVANS LOOKS AT THE ART OF JAPANESE HORTICULTURE. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Coventry Evening Telegraph (England). Publication date: May 7, 2005. Page number: 24. © 2009 Coventry Newpapers. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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