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  • JGarden - Gardens
    Arboretum and Botanical Gardens URL http www strybing org Name Strybing Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Alternate Name Takamine Garden Moon Viewing Garden Address Ninth Avenue at Lincoln Way Mailing Address Strybing Arboretum Society City San Francisco State California Postal Code 94122 Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 37 7659 long 122 4665 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone 1 415 661 1316 Fax 1 415 661 3539 E Mail webmaster strybing org Contact Designer s Contruction Date Site established 1940 Public Private PUBLIC Hours 365 days a year weekdays 8am to 4 30pm weekends holidays 10am to 5pm Admission No admission Added to JGarden 1 1 1998 Last Updated 8 3 2002 Sources Strybing web site Lee Nelson at InetTours http www inetours com Pages SFNbrhds GGP Strybing html JGarden Description Free guided tours given daily at 1 30pm Excellent library 10am 4pm closed on holidays The botanical gardens include two Japanese style sub gardens Takamine Garden highlights the Anelli Pond as well as stone lanterns Japanese maples sedge and water iris The second garden is the Moon Viewing Garden and Waterfall Garden Water flows in a small stream from the Waterfall Garden to the pond at the Moon Viewing Garden

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=281 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Gardens
    Closed Christmas Admission No admission fee Parking varies but Botanic Garden members are free Added to JGarden 7 8 2000 Last Updated 11 27 2013 Sources Elizabeth Braun Benjamin Carroll Mary Plunkett JGarden Description The Elizabeth Hubert Malott Japanese Garden also called Sansho en literally Garden of Three Islands is built on three islands in an artificial lake The first of the three islands composing the 17 3 acre Malott Japanese Garden is Keiunto Island of Auspicious Cloud the largest and highest In this island s dry garden gravel represents water and plants symbolize land On Keiunto mounds of azaleas cover an entire hillside and are particularly striking when they are in bloom Shoin House a retreat house of the Edo period features a moss garden with kesa pattern carved water basin pond views and presentations by docents a couple of days a week Check for the docents schedule The second island Seifuto Island of Clear Pure Breezes is named for the gentle winds that refresh the island Seifuto features wooded spaces and tranquil views of the other two islands The third island Horaijima beckons from afar and can be appreciated only from a distance It is the Island of Everlasting Happiness representing a paradise inaccessible to mere mortals Dr Koichi Kawana designed this garden in the kaiyu shiki or promenade style developed in Japan in the 17th century Visitors follow curving paths a form that allows the garden to reveal itself slowly Throughout spring and summer Sansho en is a lush and beautiful space that uses many shades of green with punctuations of blooms said senior horticulturist Benjamin Carroll The autumn color is also very vibrant Many visitors admire the garden s softness silhouettes and shadows after a winter snow The entire Chicago Botanic Garden is 385 acres with

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=307 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Gardens
    37 619635 long 77 469629 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone 1 804 262 9887 Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Osamu Shimizu Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours Open daily 9 am 5 pm Closed Jan 1 Thanksgiving Day Dec 24 and 25 Tea House is open for lunch Monday Friday 11 30 a m 2 30 p m closed to the public on weekends and closed in January and February Admission 8 for adults 7 for seniors 4 for children age 3 12 and free for children under 3 years old and for members Added to JGarden 5 10 2003 Last Updated 5 10 2003 Sources LGBG web site http www lewisginter org JGarden Description Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was founded in 1984 as a non profit corporation It has a mission focused on public education horticultural display and applied botanical research and includes more than 30 acres of spectacular gardens Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a public place for the display and study of plants It includes several first class facilities including the E Claiborne Robins Visitors Center gateway to the site the Central Garden three acres of thematically organized garden rooms the Education and Library Complex the Conservatory one of the few classical domed conservatories in the world it is a 16 500 sq ft facility housing palm house orchids and other tropical and subtropical plant displays Henry M Flagler Perennial Garden Marth Reed West Island Garden Bloemendaal House and Grace Arents Garden an 1884 mansion built by Richmond businessman Lewis Ginter and later used as a children s hospital the Carriage House and Children s Garden Lucy Payne Minor Memorial Garden and Margaret Streb Conifer Garden and of interest to JGarden the Lora Claiborne Robins Tea House and Asian Valley Garden The Tea House is open

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=607 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Gardens
    biographies glossary timeline links jgarden news Keep up with JGarden changes and news Subscribe to our monthly newsletter MOVED Name MOVED Alternate Name This garden entry has been moved to a new Private Gardens section Address Mailing Address City State Postal Code Country Phone Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Construction Period Public Private PRIVATE Hours Admission Added to JGarden Last Updated JGarden Description This perfectly still Spring day bathed

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=320 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Suppliers
    Pennsylvania Postal Code 17339 Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 40 136496 long 76 881245 Find Suppliers Nearby Phone 1 717 938 8677 Fax 1 717 938 0771 E mail asiatica ezonline com Contact Person Barry Yinger Description Barry Yinger describes his nursery as a micro nursery specializing in exclusively and rarely offered plants mostly from Asia This 1999 is our third year selling Japanese shade plants We offer blooming

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/merchants.asp?ID=101 (2016-02-10)
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  • JGarden - Contemporary Designers, Maintainers, Teachers, and Researchers
    and news Subscribe to our monthly newsletter Contemporary Designers Maintainers Teachers and Researchers Name Lester Collins Company URL Type HISTORICAL Address City State Postal Code Country UNITED STATES Phone Fax E Mail Added to JGarden 8 17 2001 Last Updated 8 17 2001 Description Lester Collins F A S L A 1914 1993 had a long and distinguished career as a landscape architect and site planner working on city planning campus design parks and private gardens in the eastern United States from Maine to Florida Collins received a graduate degree in landscape architecture from Harvard University in 1942 and studied as well in China and Japan He was Dean of the Harvard University School of Landscape Architecture before going into private practice in Washington D C in 1953 Among his most important projects were the redesign of the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden at the Smithsonian Institution and the design of Miami Lakes Florida a town built and developed by the William Graham family Of his many projects he considered Innisfree his most important work He died in the summer of 1993 shortly after a book on the Innsifree garden Innisfree An American Garden If you live in the U S Canada

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/designers.asp?ID=121 (2016-02-10)
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  • W Cornell Gardens 3 5 million project covers 16 of the site s 200 acres and is now one of the largest Japanese inspired gardens in the world The gardens designed by Hoichi Kurisu are intended to represent six periods of Japanese garden history The Shinden Gardens are designed after the Heian period 9th 12th centuries aristocratic gardens patterned after Chinese gardens and featuring ponds and islands The Paradise Gardens represent the 13th and 14th century gardens influenced by ascendant Buddhist teachings They incorporate hills ponds and islands similar to the Shinden Gardens but on a smaller scale The Early Rock Gardens are meant to reflect the first attempts at abstraction of vegetation and water with arrangements of rocks to imitate waterfalls and streambeds The Late Rock Gardens are patterned after the 15th century karesansui gardens that are almost entirely constructed of arrangements of gravel stone and sand The Flat Gardens incorporate the 16th and 17th century ideas of the shakkei or borrowed landscape The Modern Romantic Gardens reflect the development of stroll gardens during the Edo period and later influence of Western European ideas The Phase Two gardens are connected to the original 1999 construction by the James and

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  • JGarden - Japanese Garden Plants
    to our monthly newsletter Japanese Garden Plants T his is where to find details on plants We don t have a lot of images but we ll be providing articles and details as we are able If you have materials to contribute or gaps to fill in please let us know Japanese Name asagao English Name Morning Glory Latin Name Pharbitis sp Family Sub Type Native Habitat Light Soil Flower

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/plants.asp?ID=126 (2016-02-10)
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