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    jgarden news Keep up with JGarden changes and news Subscribe to our monthly newsletter Hayward Japanese Gardens Name Hayward Japanese Gardens Japanese Garden Hayward Calif Photo James Phillips Alternate Name Address 22373 N Third St at Crescent Mailing Address Hayward Area Parks and Recreation City Hayward State California Postal Code 94546 Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 37 682146 long 122 079859 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone 1 510 881 6700 or 510 881 6715 Fax 1 510 888 5758 E Mail info haywardrec org Contact Designer s Kimura Kimio Contruction Date 1980 Public Private PUBLIC Hours Daily 10am 4pm Admission Free Added to JGarden 1 1 1996 Last Updated 2 17 2004 JGarden Description This site includes a koi pond teahouse and several viewing pavilions set along a ravine More than three acres of Japanese and native California trees rocks and plants are arranged in traditional Japanese style The area also includes a small pond containing koi and golfish as well as a teahouse Bibliography Doss Margo Patterson A Terrific New Garden San Francisco Chronicle magazine March 27 1985 p 4 Kimura Kimio Japanese Landscape Design and it s Applications Master s thesis University of California Berkeley 1971 While

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    to our monthly newsletter Japanese Tea Garden at Central Park Name Japanese Tea Garden at Central Park Japanese Garden San Mateo Photo James Phillips Alternate Name San Mateo Japanese Garden Address El Camino Real and 5th Avenue Mailing Address P O Box 1523 City San Mateo State California Postal Code 94402 Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 37 5617 long 122 3246 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone 1 650 522 7440 or 1 650 522 7420 Fax E Mail Contact San Mateo Arboretum Designer s Sakurai Nagao Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours Mon to Fri 10am 4pm Sat and Sun 11am 4pm Admission Added to JGarden 1 1 1997 Last Updated 8 26 2004 Sources JGarden Description This garden is an unexpectedly pleasant stroll garden on a forested site in the midst of a highly urbanized setting It includes a koi pond a granite pagoda from Toyonaka Japan and a tea house Bibliography Newman Iva A Thing of Beauty San Mateo Times August 21 1966 p 2A Newman Iva The West Looks East for Serenity San Mateo Times April 17 1981 p 3 Dennis Julie City will celebrate Japanese Garden s 25th Anniversary San Mateo Times August 21 1991

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    our monthly newsletter Highton Japanese Garden Name Highton Japanese Garden Alternate Name Address Highton Mailing Address City Geelong State Victoria Postal Code Country AUSTRALIA Latitude Longitude lat 38 15833 long 144 35 Find Gardens Nearby Phone Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission Added to JGarden 10 19 2002 Last Updated 10 19 2002 Sources Dr Greg Missingham University of Melbourne JGarden Description Years

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    Edogawa Gosford Garden Photo Ramona Lamb Imperial Gardens Alternate Name Address 36 Webb St Mailing Address City East Gosford State New South Wales Postal Code 2250 Country AUSTRALIA Latitude Longitude lat 33 439904 long 151 351393 Find Gardens Nearby Phone 61 02 4325 0056 Fax 61 02 4325 0062 E Mail Contact Designer s See below Contruction Date 1994 Public Private PUBLIC Hours 7 days 9am 4 30pm the gardens are closed on major public holidays please phone first to check Admission Free Added to JGarden 8 3 2002 Last Updated 11 12 2007 Sources Ramona Lamb Imperial Gardens JGarden Description The gardens are part of the Gosford Regional Gallery complex and are physically situated just behind the main gallery building I have attached a map for reference as the map on the site is incorrect The garden itself is on the shores of Caroline Bay which is to the right of Frederick St on the bay Parking is available on Webb and George Streets The design of this garden was a collaborative process between Ken Lamb Imperial Gardens Landscape Pty Ltd Terrey Hills Gosford City Council and Context Design Sydney The construction work was done by Imperial Gardens Landscapes

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    Island Japanese Garden Mayne Island Photo Brian Haller Alternate Name Address Mayne Island Mailing Address City Mayne Island State British Columbia Postal Code Country CANADA Latitude Longitude lat 48 85 long 123 28333 Find Gardens Nearby Phone 1 250 539 2299 Fax E Mail bevdon gulfislands com Contact Don Herbert Designer s Contruction Date 2000 2002 Public Private PUBLIC Hours dawn to dusk daily Admission no admission Added to JGarden 2 1 2001 Last Updated 8 3 2002 Sources Brian Haller Don Herbert MonicaWorks JGarden Description The Mayne Island Japanese Garden continues to evolve It was dedicated May 29 2002 by the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia The site includes a large pond and has many trees and plants including flowering cherries and plums gingko and willows and much more The bridge to the island has just been finished as well as a stone retaining wall and a waterfall The group of volunteers that has built the garden recently completed a small meditation pavilion a zig zag bridge a waterfall other bridges a small pagoda and benches grace the site Intended as a memorial to the Japanese who settled and developed the island the garden is being constructed with the

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    the edge of a pond as the focal point to a much larger garden on the grounds of the Rokuonji Temple It gains its more popular name of Kinkakuji from the gold plating on the exterior of the pavilion The site in northern Kyoto was the developed as a large retirement estate by Ashikaga Yoshimitsu 1358 1409 beginning in 1394 The pavilion itself was sited at the edge of a sprawling palace complex that no longer exists This was intended as proof that the warrior shogunate could contribute to the cultural and aesthetic life of the land to an extent equal to that of the imperial aristocracy This was born out by the visit from the emporer in 1408 the first time an emperor had ever stayed with a person that was not a member of the imperial court The shogun died the following year The palace complex was turned over to the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism upon Yoshimitsu s death and it has remained in their care since then The pavilion is based on the Chinese Sung style though each floor has a somewhat different aesthetic The first floor was used as a reception room for guests and as boarding site for pleasure boating around the small pond The second story was for more private parties with an outstanding view of the garden The third floor was an intimate space for meeting with confidantes and holding tea ceremony Originally only the ceiling of the pavilion s third floor was gilt but in 1950 a student monk burned the pavilion to the ground When an exact replica was reconstructed in its place it was decided to cover the exterior in its namesake gold The grounds surrounding the pavilion lie on four and a half acres but the use of

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    3811 3015 Fax 1 0 3 3811 3244 E Mail Contact Designer s Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours 9am 5pm closed Dec 29 to Jan 3 Admission 300 yen Added to JGarden 8 10 2002 Last Updated 8 10 2002 JGarden Description This interesting site is located near the Tokyo Dome between Ochanomizu and Shinjuku and is one of Tokyo s most celebrated gardens Ironically most Japanese will think of the small amusement park near the Tokyo Dome if you mention Korakuen but the amusement park actually takes its name from the garden It was originally commissioned by Tokugawa Yorifusa and broke ground on the 64 acre site in 1629 Its interest lies in its self conscious representation of various Chinese sites In fact the 30 year construction process included consultations with Zu Shu Shui an exiled Chinese scholar The central pond has a horai jima and is well stocked with koi The engetsukyo Full Moon Bridge is a stone bridge of Chinese design Like so many Japanese designs with foreign influences though this is really a Japanese garden with a nod to Chinese influences A yatsu hashi bridge zig zags through a field of irises Sawari stepping stones

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    Last Updated 8 10 2002 JGarden Description What is now know as Komaba Koen the largest ward managed park in Tokyo was originally the estate of Taisho and early Showa period diplomat and official Marquis Maeda The Maeda family were the wealthy and powerful daimyo of the Kaga region during the Edo period Kaga is now the region in which Kanazawa famous for its Kenrokuen gardens is located Following the Meiji Restoration the Maeda became senior members of the new national government The estate was built on the grounds of the Komaba Agricultural School with two homes were built a large European style one in 1929 and a large Japanese style one in 1930 Maeda lived in the European house The Japaense house was primarily used to entertain foreign guests in particular those from England where Maeda had served as a diplomat The garden on this site is located in the rear of the house visible from both the living room and two bedrooms The garden consists of a narrow grassy foreground rising through boulders a stream and dense trees as the eye moves toward the rear Following Maeda s death in World War II the estate was sold but was snatched up GHQ duirng the Occupation during which it served as a residence for senior members of the Occupation forces The national government purchased the site in 1958 and it was opened as a Tokyo city park in 1967 Meguro Ward took over management of the park in 1957 and the original European house became the Tokyo Museum of Modern Literature shortly thereafter The first floor of the Japanese house is open to the public and the garden can be viewed from here though this is not a tourist attraction and it appears to be used by the local

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