• Garden design & planning
      January 2008

      A Practical Guide to Japanese Gardening

      An inspirational and practical guide to creating the Japanese garden style, from design options and materials to planting techniques and decorative features

      by Charles Chesshire

      This exciting new guide offers clear, practical advice on how to create your own Japanese-style garden. After giving historical background and context, this book explores the five main Japanese gardening styles: pond gardens, dry gardens, tea gardens, str

    • Garden design & planning
      February 2011

      The Complete Illustrated Guide to Japanese Gardening and Growing Bonsai

      Essential advice, step-by-step techniques and projects, plans, plant listings and over 1500 photographs and illustrations

      by Charles Chesshire Ken Norman

      Japanese gardening and bonsai are horticultural disciplines where natural elements are formed for visual effect. Part one looks at the history, inspiration and method of Japanese gardening, and introduces the five styles. Chapters covering the classic fea

    • Garden design & planning
      March 2011

      The Japanese Garden

      An inspirational visual reference to a classic garden style, beautifully illustrated with over 80 stunning photographs

      by Charles Chesshire

      In this wonderful book you will find a distillation of everything you need to know about one of the most enduring forms of landscape gardening. An introduction examines the ancient influences that have brought this type of landscape gardening into the 21s

    • Specialized gardening methods
      April 2014

      JAPANESE GARDENING AND GROWING BONSAI

      Essential advice, step-by-step techniques and projects, plans, plant listings and over 1500 photographs and illustrations

      by Charles Chesshire Ken Norman

      Japanese gardening and bonsai are precise disciplines in which natural and manmade elements are formed for visual and symbolic effect. This book looks at the history, inspiration and method of Japanese gardening, and introduces the five styles pond, dry

    • Specialized gardening methods
      August 2017

      JAPANESE GARDENING AND GROWING BONSAI

      Essential advice, step-by-step techniques and projects, plans, plant listings and over 1500 photographs and illustrations

      by Charles Chesshire and Ken Norman

      Japanese gardening and bonsai are precise disciplines in which natural and manmade elements are formed for visual and symbolic effect. This book looks at the history, inspiration and method of Japanese gardening, and introduces the five styles - pond, dr

    • Garden design & planning
      April 2011

      Creating a Japanese Garden

      A step-by-step guide to pond, dry, tea, stroll and courtyard gardens: practical advice, projects and plant directory, with over 275 photographs

      by Charles Chesshire

      The Japanese garden is a spiritual place inspired by zen, ancient mythology and the natural landscape. The prominence of this garden style in Japan has now extended to all parts of the globe. This book explores options for creating a Japanese garden. Each

    • Garden design & planning
      October 2011

      JAPANESE GARDEN DESIGN TRADITIONS AND TECHNIQUES

      Practical ways to create five classic styles: Stroll Garden, Tea Garden, Courtyard Garden, Dry Garden and Pond Garden The essential elements explored in detail, with history and descriptions, all shown in more than 420 lavish plans, photographs and illust

      by Charles Chesshire

      This beautiful book provides a fascinating introduction to Japanese garden styles and explains their long history and development. Such gardens have a highly stylized and tightly controlled appearance. They are increasingly popular in the West, with their

    • Garden design & planning

      THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JAPANESE GARDENING

      Practical advice and step-by-step techniques and projects, with more than 700 illustrations, garden plans and inspirational photographs from around the world

      by Charles Chesshire

      CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Garden design & planning
      September 2006

      Japanese Gardening

      by Charles Chesshire Alex Ramsay

      The Japanese garden can be broadly divided into five garden styles: pond and stream gardens, rock and dry gardens, tea gardens, stroll gardens, and courtyard gardens. The book presents a selection of beautiful images of each style, and accompanies each wi

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