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  A day for children to get a taste of Japan
The garden will be open Saturday, however, and is unlike any in the Valley: a large koi pond, flowing streams, a 12-foot waterfall, 50 plant varieties and 1,500 tons of rocks selected from quarries around Arizona.
Japanese architects influenced the construction of the friendship garden, a project of the Sister Cities of Phoenix and Himeji, Japan.
Admission to the Japanese Friendship Garden, which is sponsoring the event and is adjacent to the park, is $3, $2 for ages 13 and older with student ID, ages 60 and older and military, and free for ages 12 and younger when accompanied by an adult.
www.azcentral.com /families/articles/0330fam_japanese.html   (597 words)

 Japanese Garden at OrchidCharm.com
Japanese Garden" Daisenin Garden of Daitokuji Temple in Kyoto, the Dry Landscape garden at the peak of its design, The Japanese garden evolved from the landscaping of gardens and it developed into an original art form to The art of Japanese garden is closely associated with the art of.
Japanese Gardens: Overview The Japanese garden embodies native values, their cultural beliefs and religious principles there is no one prototype for the Japanese garden, just as there is no one native.
International Association of Japanese Gardens is how to adapt the spirit of the Japanese Garden to the pressures of modernization: its space for thoughts and tastes on the Japanese Garden have changed and continue to.
www.orchidcharm.com /growing-orchid/japanese-garden.html   (626 words)

 Open Directory - Home: Gardening: Gardens: Japanese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Japanese Garden Suiho En - This garden of water and fragrance in California is fashioned after 18th and 19th century stroll gardens.
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens - The gardens at this Japanese cultural center in Delray Beach (Florida) include a paradise garden, various styles of rock and Zen gardens, and a garden in a modern romantic tradition, as well as a bonsai exhibit.
Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden - Alberta garden incorporates a dry rock garden, mountain and waterfall, streams and bridges, ponds and islands, and a flat prairie garden.
dmoz.org /Home/Gardening/Gardens/Japanese   (636 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - Japanese Friendship Garden, Kelley Park, San José, California, USA
The Japanese Friendship Garden is a small and humble but fairly faithful version of the very famous formal garden, Korakuen.
It was the garden of a 17th-century daimyo, built on a large sandbar and designed to exploit the river’s current to power its water features.
The Japanese Friendship Garden might once have been able to demonstrate this shakkei effect by showing off the eastern foothills of the coast range when the park was new, but trees in Kelley Park have now grown and have unfortunately walled in the garden and blocked this.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A2632475   (4519 words)

 Japanese Friendship Garden : FREE with the Go San Diego Card
A Japanese Tea Pavilion was built for the expo, and strong community interest kept it open for thirty years after the fair ended.
In 1950 San Diego and Yokohama, Japan, became sister cities and this formal Japanese garden was constructed to symbolize the cities’ shared ideals.
The Japanese Friendship Garden is adjacent to the Organ Pavilion.
www.gosandiegocard.com /attractions/Japanese-Friendship-Garden.html   (272 words)

 Japanese Friendship Garden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Located in Kelley Park, the Japanese Friendship Garden is a living symbol of the sister city relationship between Okayama, Japan and San Jose, California.
In the spring one of the main sights of the garden is the pink peach blossoms in full bloom.
Located in the Japanese Friendship Garden is a traditional Japanese tea house that can be rented out for business meetings, retreats and similar events.
www.scu.edu /SCU/Programs/Diversity/jfriend.html   (238 words)

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PowerPoint Intro: The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, Arizona is a joint project between the sister cities of Phoenix and Himeji, Japan.
It’s Japanese name is RO HO EN which translates to RO = Heron, a bird symbol of Himeji Castle in Himeji, Japan, HO = the Phoenix Bird, and EN = Garden, so it is a combination of the symbols of Himeji (the Heron) and Phoenix (the Phoenix bird) with garden.
Unable to find respite in a population pressured by the demands of sustaining life on a daily basis, places like gardens were created to foster a feeling of connection to nature, a chance to enjoy solitude and ritual, a place to comfort the mind in an otherwise crowded life.
www.asu.edu /clas/asian/k12/Galvin_3.doc   (3043 words)

 Japanese Friendship Garden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Japanese Friendship Garden (Balboa Park) in San Diego, California
Japanese Friendship Garden (Kelley Park) in San Jose, California
Nikka Yuko Japan-Canada Friendship Garden in Lethbridge, Alberta
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Japanese_Friendship_Garden   (120 words)

 Japanese Tea Garden, Japanese Freindship Garden, Hakone Japanese Gardens
The original Japanese Tea Garden was started at the 1894 World Fair Expo, which was held in San Francisco.
The Japanese Tea Garden was originally only one acre and now covers 5 acres, and is a lush, beautiful wet walking garden, complete with ponds.
A Japanese priest in Kyoto created these interesting dolls in the mid 16th century, and they are available for any visitor to enjoy when they visit the Japanese Friendship Garden in the spring months.
www.destination360.com /north-america/us/california/gardens.php   (649 words)

 Getting ready to grow | The San Diego Union-Tribune
The Japanese garden was born in Balboa Park for the 1915 Panama-California Exposition.
The nation of Japan built a traditional teahouse and garden near the zoo, donating it to the city afterward.
Today's garden emerged in phases between 1991 and 1999 thanks to decades of effort by Japan aficionados and the San Diego Yokohama Sister City Society.
www.signonsandiego.com /uniontrib/20051008/news_7m8garden.html   (758 words)

 Japanese-style Gardens | Internet Guide | National Clearinghouse for U.S.-Japan Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
It features a "garden of the month" (usually generously illustrated with photos) and a database of Japanese gardens.
It is a non-profit, educational project aimed at raising awareness of Japanese gardens.
A Japanese style garden is situated on the grounds of Frankston High School, and was officially opened in 1997 by Dr. Ohashi, Mayor of Susono, the sister-city of Frankston City.
www.indiana.edu /~japan/iguides/gardens.html   (888 words)

 NEWS RELEASE - Japanese Friendship Garden to Open its Gates to Public
The Japanese Friendship Garden's long, flowing stream is made of rocks that all were all hand picked from quarries throughout Arizona.
In the past decade, city staff traveled to Japan twice to view gardens and trained Japanese landscape architects from Himeji made over 60 trips to Phoenix to work on the design and construction of the Garden.
The Japanese Friendship Garden Committee, a volunteer group, also has played a key role in the Garden's development by raising money, helping with planning and facilitating visits of landscape architects from Japan.
phoenix.gov /NEWSREL/ARCHIVE/2002/NOVEMBER/garden.html   (415 words)

 City of Mishawaka, Indiana - Shiojiri Park
The Japanese have taken their love of growing things and their realization of man’s union with nature and refined them in the beauty of their gardens.
The purpose of a Japanese Garden is to present natural forms and to create a tranquil beauty that leads the visitor from everyday life to a calm, serene, reflective communion with nature.
Most of the plants in this garden are ones that grow well in the Mishawaka area and are appropriate to the feeling and appearance of a Japanese Garden.
www.mishawakacity.com /ShiojiriPark.asp   (790 words)

 Multi-Cultural Exchange 2003 Newsletter
The purpose of a Japanese garden is to bring serenity and entice reflection in a busy world.
A Japanese garden is meant to be a small representation of the larger world, where miniature rocks represent mountains and ponds representing lakes or oceans.
One might say that a Japanese garden is a living work of art in which one can participate.
www.phoenixcvb.com /newsletter/japan1003.htm   (533 words)

 Japanese Friendship Garden and Teahouse, Phoenix - Topic Powered by eve community
Visit an authentic Japanese Friendship Garden and Teahouse for a guided tour and a living demonstration of how the threads of Japan’s literary, art, and religious traditions are woven together with nature to create the subtle beauty of the Japanese garden and tea ceremony.
It represents a tradition of art and artistry that is grounded in the Japanese interpretation of Buddhism, the way of the Samurai warrior, and the subtle beauty of Japanese aesthetics.
The Tea Ceremony is as relevant to Japanese culture today as it was 900 years ago when it was practiced in the Kyoto court of the Heian emperor.
asiainthecurriculum.org /groupee/forums/a/tpc/f/520604241/m/442106162   (424 words)

 Amazon.com: Japanese-Style Gardens of the Pacific West Coast: Books: Melba Levick,Kendall Brown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Primarily designed by Japanese immigrants and their descendants as a way of maintaining ties to their motherland while assimilating into a new culture, these gardens of the Pacific West Coast offer a reflection of the complex role of Japanese culture in North America before, during, and after World War II.
Kendall H. Brown begins his history of Japanese-style gardens with a quote from James Rose to the effect that Japanese gardens outside of Japan are fakes.
Gardens in both countries should be more creative as is the case with "California Scenario" by Isamu Noguchi, the last garden Brown describes.
www.amazon.com /Japanese-Style-Gardens-Pacific-West-Coast/dp/0847821099   (1208 words)

 Amherst Magazine Fall 2002: College Row
Also, he said, it is one of only a few really “authentic” Japanese gardens that his group has created, because a true Japanese garden is a never-finished work that needs extensive ongoing maintenance and development, and most of his clients require low-maintenance designs.
Prominent features of the garden include a water basin, a tall, 500-year-old stone Japanese lantern given to the college by Eiro Yamashita '61 of Tokyo, and rugged natural boulders taken from the woods of Shelburne and Conway, Mass.
The garden has been named “Yushien,” which means, roughly, “garden of friendship.” And expressions of friendship marked its dedication on Monday, Sept.
www.amherst.edu /magazine/issues/02fall/collegerow   (552 words)

 LPRD: Parks - Japanese Friendship Garden
The Japanese Friendship Garden was built to honor the 10 year anniversary of Lawrence's relationship with its sister city, Hiratsuka, Japan.
The Japanese Friendship Garden represents the cultural ties with Hiratsuka and Lawrence.
The Japanese Friendship Garden provides Lawrence citizens a quiet oasis in the middle of downtown.
www.lprd.org /parks/friendshipgarden.shtml   (397 words)

 Japanese Friendship Garden, San Diego, CA
Japanese Friendship Garden, San Diego, CA Embrace yourself in the beauty and serenity of the Japanese Friendship Garden, a not-for-profit organization that provides an understanding of Japanese culture through its gardens.
The beautiful gardens are home to a waterfall, lily pond, tea houses, a tea garden with walking trails and a viewing pavillion.
The gardens also houses a koi pond and moon viewing deck, a ceremonial gate, courtyard, exhibit house, and a ceremonial plaza, which are popular for wedding ceremonies and receptions.
www.vacationsmadeeasy.com /SanDiegoCA/pointsOfInterest/JapaneseFriendshipGardenSanDiegoCA.cfm   (190 words)

 japanese garden
Japanese gardens (Kanji 日本庭園, nihon teien) in the tradition of Japan can be found at private homes, in neighborhood or city parks, at Buddhist temples or Shinto shrines, and at historical landmarks such as old castles.
Many of the Japanese gardens most famous in the West, and within Japan as well, are Zen gardens.
Sitting gardens, for contemplating from one place, such as the tiny tsuboniwa found in machiya (traditional wooden townhouses).
www.speakpost.com /Ir-to-Ja/japanese_garden.php   (461 words)

 Japan Garden downtown set for fall opening
The 3½-acre garden is the shared vision of the sister cities of Phoenix and Himeji, Japan.
Ho is the Japanese word for the phoenix bird, and En is the Japanese word for garden.
The Japanese have a centuries-old tradition of using gardens to provide a quiet, enclosed space of natural beauty where visitors seek peace.
www.azcentral.com /arizonarepublic/local/articles/0928phxgarden.html   (261 words)

 Frienship Garden
San Jose's Japanese Friendship Garden symbolizes the "Sister City" relationship between Okayama, Japan and San Jose, California.
The garden was built in October of 1965.
The carefully chosen icons represent the traditional Japanese beliefs in religion, and their intense love and respect for nature.
gallery.sjsu.edu /oldworld/asiangate/gardens/friendship_garden.html   (119 words)

 San Jose Hotels: Japanese Friendship Garden
Japanese Friendship Garden has many hotels located within 5 miles.
The museum focuses on Japanese American life in the Santa Clara Valley from the early 1900's to the present.
Docents lead visitors through the exhibits, which include such subject matter as the internment of the Japanese during World War II, early settlers, farm life, military service and postwar resettlement.
www.roomrate.com /sanJose/attractions/JapaneseFriendshipGarden.asp   (163 words)

 The Epoch Times | San Diego's Japanese Tea Garden: Gateway to Another Culture
SAN DIEGO—Hidden behind a Japanese style teahouse, with the soft sounds of water flowing over falls into a pond of stones and koi fish, the Japanese Friendship Garden stands as a gateway into another culture.
Today the Japanese Friendship Garden Society of San Diego is planning to expand the garden by nine acres.
The paths leading through the garden are meant to symbolically separate the viewer from the stresses of modern life, and each plant and stone is carefully placed.
www.theepochtimes.com /news/6-6-20/42984.html   (367 words)

 Famous Japanese gardens in North America
A sub-garden that is a western interpretation of a Japanese Garden.
Japanese sub-garden is one of the many gardens here.
While not in a traditional style, most Japanese garden elements are represented in this sloping, strolling garden dating from the early part of the century.
www.a-japanese-garden.com /famous-japanese-gardens.php   (680 words)

 NABF Newsletter #8
The Japanese Friendship Garden began in 1915 when the first Japanese “tea garden” was constructed in Balboa Park for the International Exposition that was held in San Diego.
The garden was re-opened in September 1999 and sits on a new site that covers two acres of it’s 11-acre (4.5 hectares) land.
The Bonsai area came about due to the cooperation of the Garden and the San Diego Bonsai Club, which maintains all the trees for the Garden.
www.bonsai-wbff.org /nabf/newsletter8/10.htm   (266 words)

 Japanese garden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Plants with colorful blooms are mostly used near a garden's entrance.
A spacious Japanese garden: Hosokawa Gyobu Tei, near Kumamoto Castle
The Buenos Aires Japanese Garden (Jardín Japonés de Buenos Aires http://www.jardinjapones.org.ar/portada.htm), of the Fundación Cultural Argentino Japonesa [1].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Japanese_garden   (989 words)

 Japanese Friendship Garden - San Jose, CA 95112 - Reviews: Parks & Playgrounds, Botanical Gardens & Arboretums, ...
This is a beautiful Japanese garden that was modeled after the world famous Karakuen Garden in Okayama.
The Japanese Friendship Garden is a beautiful park where you can enjoy flowers and the outdoors.
The Japanese Friendship Garden is located within Kelly Park, easy to reach from 280 with its own parking lot (they do charge a fee at times).
www.insiderpages.com /b/3568197340   (1169 words)

 Japanese Friendship Garden | Museum/Attraction Review | San Diego | Frommers.com
Of the 11 1/2 acres designated for the garden, only 1 acre -- a beautiful, peaceful one -- has been developed.
Refreshments are served on a Japanese-style deck to the left of the entrance.
Japanese holidays are celebrated here, and the public is invited.
www.frommers.com /destinations/sandiego/A23937.html   (217 words)

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