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  • JGarden - Gardens
    276 3344 or 1 800 258 3373 Fax E Mail asticou asticou com Contact Designer s Charles Savage recent work by Osamu Shimizu Contruction Date 1956 Public Private PUBLIC Hours May 1 October 31 daily dawn dusk Admission Added to JGarden 1 1 1999 Last Updated 4 3 2005 Sources JGarden Description This 2 3 acre garden created by a self taught landscape designer and owner of the Asticou Inn to preserve for Mt Desert Island the plants from the Beatrix Farrand estate displays over 20 varieties of azaleas in a setting that includes a stream an iris bordered pond and a meditation garden The garden is actually part of what is known as Asticou Terraces created by Boston landscape architect Joseph Henry Curtis Many of the existing plants were brought from Reef Point the shorefront estate of landscape gardener Beatrix Farrand After the Bar Harbor fire in 1947 the Farrand property was sold and Charles K Savage bought the entire collection of plants including azaleas rhododendrons mountain laurels cedars and hemlocks from the estate in one lot and divided it between Thuya Gardens and Asticou Gardens with financial assistance from John D Rockefeller Jr Other plants have been purchased

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=319 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Gardens
    Longitude lat 33 21748 long 87 560007 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone 1 205 553 6200 Fax E Mail Contact Designer s David Engel Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours Open to visitors on the weekend Admission Added to JGarden 1 1 1996 Last Updated 8 1 2001 JGarden Description Founded in 1884 Gulf States Paper Corporation is one of the largest privately held forest products companies in North America

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=256 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Gardens
    garden designer and his wife The garden was given to the Wild Life Sanctuary in 1980 by Ambassador Humes and his Foundation was started for the purposes of maintenance and preservation Upon his death Ambassador Humes left the garden to the Foundation and the garden opened to the public in 1987 The Garden Conservancy assumed care management and preservation in 1993 The local Long Island Community has been providing volunteers to assist in maintenance visitor services and special events The garden is one of few northeast examples of traditional Japanese garden design The garden is a combination of several design concepts and immediately evokes quite successfully the sensation of yamazato the transcendent feeling of a deep remote mountain hamlet These design concepts are conditions that were common of and quite mandatory for Japanese garden and landscape design There is a scenic representation of a lake garden without an island which contains a water condition dating far back into Heian imperial design circa 790 in the bottle gourd traditional configuration The lake garden is authentically replicated on a plateau of land midway through the garden at a point approximately midway up the elevation The lake is also pleasantly viewed from the windows of the cha shitsu tea house so participants in wabi cha tea ceremony will have meditative surroundings The house was brought to America by Ambassador Humes and is characteristic of the shoin dzukuri form set forth in the Ashikaga period 1300 s This house is the largest and dominant architectural form within the garden recessed behind specimen plantings of evergreens bamboos and the famed tortoise planting of shrub and rocks symbolizing longevity a very essential element of imperial garden design as well as an essential element of the calligraphic art of the old masters The water of the lake

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=347 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Gardens
    changes and news Subscribe to our monthly newsletter Kew Royal Botanical Gardens Japanese Garden Landscape Name Kew Royal Botanical Gardens Japanese Garden Landscape Alternate Name Address Kew Royal Botanical Gardens Mailing Address City Kew State Surrey Postal Code Country UNITED KINGDOM Latitude Longitude lat 51 4667 long 0 28333 Find Gardens Nearby Phone 44 0 181 940 1171 Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=243 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Gardens
    news Subscribe to our monthly newsletter Seisui Tei Name Seisui Tei Alternate Name Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Address 3675 Arboretum Blvd Mailing Address City Chanhassen State Minnesota Postal Code 55317 Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 44 866592 long 93 563407 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone 1 612 443 2460 Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission Added to JGarden 7 8 2000 Last Updated

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=335 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Gardens
    Find Gardens Nearby Phone 1 514 872 1400 Fax E Mail jardin botanique ville montreal qc ca Contact Designer s Nakajima Ken Hiraoka Hisato architect of Pavilion Contruction Date 1988 Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission Admission prices vary by season Added to JGarden 1 1 1997 Last Updated 11 8 2002 JGarden Description Maisonneuve Park Contains over thirty gardens including an elaborate Chinese Garden with authentic shrines penjing display a

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=225 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Gardens
    Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission Added to JGarden 7 8 2000 Last Updated 1 12 2003 Sources Furman University web site JGarden Description Furman University is a private liberal arts college located on a beautiful campus five miles north of Greenville South Carolina Founded in 1826 Furman has established a reputation as a leading liberal arts college ranked among the best in the country It lies on a 750 acre campus that includes 28 major buildings a 30 acre lake formal rose garden Japanese garden golf course and football stadium Over the past 30 years Furman University has maintained a unique relationship with Kansai Gaidai University in Hirakata Hokkaido Japan The two schools run an active exchange program that sends students from both places overseas for extended stays The Japanese garden on the campus was developed out of this relationship It is located on Roc Ford Road on the shore of the campus lake The current state of this garden is not known but the University recently announced that it had been selected by Monrovia Nurseries based in California and Southern Living to become the recipient of

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=371 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Suppliers
    Gardens Category OTHER Address Mailing Address P O Box 1954 City Boulder State Colorado Postal Code 80306 Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 40 01781 long 105 27562 Find Suppliers Nearby Phone 1 303 444 3358 Fax 1 303 444 3358 E mail wkcorey earthlink net Contact Person William Corey Description Mr Corey is a talented and experienced photographer of Japanese gardens having worked in Japan since 1974 He is

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/merchants.asp?ID=264 (2016-02-10)
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