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    Elements of a Japanese Garden

    The art and craft of the Japanese garden continues to thrive today after well over 1,300 years in Japan and for the last 150 years in various points west and…

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    Japanese Style in California

    Today’s photos come from Geni Hiestand. I live in the Sierra foothills in Grass Valley, California. Our front yard was a patch of weeds and clay soil when my husband…

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    Japanese Irises

    A recent visit to the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia, coincided with peak bloom of its wonderful collection of Japanese irises (Iris ensata, Zones 3–9). Unlike their more…