Quiet Beauty: Japanese Gardens of North America is an extraordinary look at the most beautiful--and serene--gardens in the United States and Canada. Most Japanese garden books look to the gardens of Japan. Quiet Beauty explores the treasure trove of Japanese gardens located in North America. Featuring an intimate look at twenty-six gardens, with numerous stunning color photographs of each, that detail their style, history, and special functions, this book explores the ingenuity and range of Japanese landscaping.
Gardens include: * Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California * Nitobe Memorial Garden, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia * Japanese Garden, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Texas * Garden of the Pine Winds, Denver Botanic Gardena, Colorado * Japanese Garden, Montr#65533;al Botanical Garden, Qu#65533;bec * Tenshin'en (The Garden of the Heart of Heaven), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts * Roji'en (Garden of Drops of Dew), The George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Japanese Gardens, The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach, Florida * Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, Margaret T. Hance Park, Arizona * Garden of the Pine Wind, Garven Woodland Garden, Hot Springs, Arkansas