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Latest edition:

Spring 2022

Articles in this edition include:
The Wilson 50 Azaleas
Arrival of Spring in the Eastby Japanese garden
Lanterns in the Japanese garden Part 2
Healing – a personal experience
Kintsugi in a Pandemic
Book reviews:
A Beginner’s Guide to Kintsugi: The Japanese art of repairing Pottery

JGS Blog posts

Developing a narrative

Developing a Narrative Every aspect of gardening is a form of deception. With plants. paths, stone and water the gardener contrives to tell a story of time and space in

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Moorland Garden

The nature of my site. I always assumed that the “right plant – right place” philosophy work to a point. If money is no object rare tropical orchids can be

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‘A move’ by Martin Owen

‘A Move’ by Martin Owen Mono no aware, 物の哀れ – an acceptance of impermanence and that things change is an important tenet in Japanese aesthetics. To accept and letting go

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