Thursday, January 29, 2015

Seeing Japanese Gardens-- Part 4: Arkansas and Chicago

GARDEN OF THE PINE WIND:  Part of the University of Arkansas' Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs, Arkansas, it is a 4-acre garden designed by David Slawson, who used regional landscapes and the ravines on the site as his inspiration.

Among the highlights are three cascades, a waterfall, two springs, four pools and a half-acre koi pond.

CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN:  Glencoe (suburb):  The Elizabeth Hubert Malott Japanese Garden is a 17-acre garden that was dedicated in 1982 and is designed in the kaiyu-shiki-teien (or stroll) style, intended to be viewed while walking.  The garden was designed by Koichi  Kawana.

Let's get Peaceful.  --RoadDog

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