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  • JGarden - WWW Links
    Koi hobby in Hereford UK and the surrounding areas other Accomodating Asia traveller s exchange Asian Rare Books Stephen Feldman at Asian Rare Books in New York City encourages you to browse their web site and stop in by appt They always have some out of print titles on Japanese and Chinese gardens as well as architecture etc In business 25 years Castles of Japan Cultural Botany Course Materials Centralia College A whole unit of a course on Chinese and Japanese gardens eLanguage School Learn to Speak Japanese Online Garden Design Games A fun site with some Flash games that allow you to design your own simple garden take a garden knowledge quiz or solve a puzzle Great British Gardens Site with details on the finest British gardens including a few that are Japanese inspired Green Tea Lovers The tastiest green tea is also the healthiest if you start of with the freshest leaves Try their fine Japanese green tea either loose or in teabags They have organic caffeine free and green tea blends as well Japanese Art Index maintained by Nixi Cura at the Institute of Fine Arts New York University Japanese Guest Houses Reserve a room at a Japanese Ryokan traditional Japanese inn anywhere in Japan Japanese Lifestyle This Australian site features articles on various aspects of Japanese culture Japanese Text Initiative The University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center and the University of Pittsburgh East Asian Library are pleased to sponsor the Japanese Text Initiative a collaborative effort to make texts of classical Japanese literature available on the World Wide Web The initiative has already put the Kokinshu Manyoshu Ise Monogatari Genji Monogatari Makura no soshi Kagero nikki Hojoki Heike Monogatari and works by Saigyo Basho Chikamatsu Monzaemon Saikaku Buson and many others Kamakura Print Collection A selection of prints that highlight landscapes in the Kamakura area is available as well as a map of Kamakura area temples Koi Water Garden paintings of Robert J Conway This website is a digital gallery of the Koi Water Garden paintings by NYC area artist Robert J Conway Canvas prints for sale Kyoto Craftsman Guest House The Kyoto Craftsman Guest House features a unique blend of art tradition and efficiency The guest house was rebuilt from part of the Kyoto Craftsman Factory a producer of Nishijin kimonos It is surrounded by several well known temples gardens and craft sites Kyoto Hostel Tour Club Recommended in Lonely Planet this ryokan style guesthouse is just a few minutes from Kyoto station Kyoto Mitate A non profit organization established to nurture the architectural cultural and natural heritage of Kyoto Kyoto Ryokan Budget Inn Recommended in Lonely Planet this ryokan style guesthouse is just a few minutes from Kyoto station Michi Online Michi Online is a gathering place for everyone interested in the cultural arts of Japan It is both an electronic journal and a collection of online resources for the Japanese arts community Nihontô The Japanese Sword Provides Information about identifying Japanese swords

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  • JGarden - About JGarden
    World War II era the gardens of Japan have received a great deal of attention in both popular and professional design literature A small number of gardens have become almost iconic The karesansui garden of Ryoanji the shrine at Ise and the Katsura and Shugakuin imperial villas are ubiquitous in writings from Walter Gropius to John Cage H owever with a few exceptions discussion of the gardens of Japan has tended to be generic and superficial often grouping them into an amorphous category called Japanese gardens devoid of the social historical and cultural context within which they were constructed The language barrier coupled with a persistent romanticization of the mysterious enigmatic Orient often encouraged by the Japanese themselves has contributed to this situation I n recent years important contributions have been made by David Slawson Marc Treib Norris Brock Johnson Loraine Kuck Mitchell Bring Josse Wayembergh Gunter Nitschke and others to ameliorate this condition To this list must be added translations of the work of Itoh Teiji Yoshikawa Isao and Mori Osamu as well as the educational efforts of the late Nakane Kinsaku toward the training of young Western landscape architects in the design principles behind the gardens of Japan T his site was originally proposed as an interactive multimedia reference work on the gardens of Japan that would support these other efforts providing comprehensive visual and textual information on the history construction materiality people language patterns and processes by which these gardens were constructed The database was to be organized in a hypertext based non linear fashion that would be both flexible and open ended It was to be directed at professionals in the field of landscape architecture and garden history but was also to be made available to the general public through the internet I have changed some

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  • JGarden - JGarden Site Index
    with JGarden changes and news Subscribe to our monthly newsletter JGarden Site Index gardens Japan North America Europe Africa Asia excl Japan South America Oceania Photo Gallery tools Calendar Forum Search Postal Code Search 10 miles 50 miles 100 miles 200 miles 500 miles 1000 miles United States Canada Germany resources JOJG Articles How To Articles Web Articles Feature Announcement Archive Plants Trees Shrubs Herbaceous Bamboo Aquatic Moss Bibliography Designers

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  • JGarden - Search Results
    the Japanese Garden Takei Jiro and Keane Marc Peter translators and editors JGarden Bibliography browse gardens tools JOJG articles web articles features archive plants books etc designers suppliers organizations biographies glossary timeline links jgarden news Keep up with JGarden changes and news Subscribe to our monthly newsletter Search Results Search JGarden Entire Site Gardens Plants Bibliography JOJG Articles Web Articles Features Announcements Forum Messages People Merchants Terminology Events Links Images

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  • JGarden - Postal Code Search
    biographies glossary timeline links jgarden news Keep up with JGarden changes and news Subscribe to our monthly newsletter Postal Code Search The postal code value was empty Please try again Pick another postal code code Postal Code 10 miles 50 miles 100 miles 200 miles 500 miles 1000 miles United States Canada Germany Postal Code info U S Postal Codes 5 digits Canadian Postal Codes First 3 digits German Postal

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  • JGarden - Home
    s Japanese Garden Portland Oregon Photo James Phillips Forum Calendar Search Zip Code Search private gardens JOJG articles web articles features archive plants books etc designers etc suppliers organizations biographies

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  • JGarden - Contacting JGarden
    a garden in a Japanese mode and do not plan to do so soon as I don t own a house Nor am I an horticulturalist I receive a great deal of mail asking questions about design and planting but I m warning you now I won t usually be able to help you decide where to put your rock or how to grow bamboo in Alaska If I am unable to respond I ll try to say so but I really encourage you to let others take a crack at it on the Discussion Forum For information on construction of your own garden please refer to our library of articles on the subject Privacy Please read our privacy policy If you have any further questions regarding privacy and security please contact us at info jgarden org Or send mail to Privacy and Security JGarden Network 1911 Brandywine St Philadelphia PA 19130 Suggestions If you would have some suggestions regarding the site please e mail us at info jgarden org Or send mail to Suggestions JGarden Network 1911 Brandywine St Philadelphia PA 19130 Advertising JGarden does not currently offer advertising opportunities but if your organization is interested in sponsoring the

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  • JGarden - JGarden Privacy Policy
    personal profile is protected We have a firewall and intrusion detection software to prevent unauthorized access to our systems IP Addresses An Internet Protocol IP address is a unique string of numbers assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider ISP All computers must have an IP address in order to connect to the Internet This address may be the same every time you log on but if you use a conventional dial up connection a different number will usually be assigned each time you connect We store IP addresses in our Web server logs to count the number of users who visit different pages We do not use this IP information in any other system Cookies JGarden does not use cookies for anything at this time Information Collected by JGarden You are not required to submit any personal information to use the JGarden Web site However you may choose to register with JGarden to participate in the JGarden community If you wish to take advantage of these members only services we will ask you to provide us with some personal information We collect information in the following areas Registration What Information Is Collected We collect member name first name last name e mail address address city state province country and postal code The only required items are a valid e mail address country first name and last name All other items are optional How the Information Is Used A registered e mail address is required to receive a monthly newsletter and to submit reviews of gardens and reference materials Contact JGarden What Information Is Collected Your e mail comments and questions How the Information Is Used All user comments and questions are the property of JGarden They are archived and available for employees of JGarden to read and learn from Our Help Desk staff may redirect your questions to the JGarden experts or staff best suited to answer them We may quote a user publicly but only with prior consent from the user Monthly Newsletter What Information Is Collected E mail address is the only required information to receive the monthly JGarden Newsletter If you choose to sign up for the monthly newsletter you can also provide optional information including first name last name street address city state country and postal code How the Information Is Used E mail address is used to send you the information you requested Other demographic information is used to help us better understand user needs and interests but will not be used to individually identify you Public Discussion Forum What Information Is Collected Name location and e mail address are requested All of these are optional How the Information Is Used The name location and e mail address that you supply are posted with your message to the discussion forum All responses to your message from other forum users can be sent to your e mail address but this will occur only if you have requested this action The personal information you

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