…but that isn’t really what this is about…not our history, Joanne, but some links to gardenhistory girl’s posts and old pictures of Japanese dish gardens, and bonsai.
Enjoy. I immediately thought of you and your work with bonsai when I saw these.
Post one, ‘Japanese Dish Gardens’, and some nice images from somewhere in rare book image collections…in which I can easily lose myself for hours….
Love this stuff, so thanks, Arcady, we appreciate your blog.
i learned to love bonsai watching
my grandmother tend to her own
collection. she had several “grove’
specimens in which she created
small landscape scenes. they would
qualify as dish gardens, i believe.
using the ga. clay i have made
mudmen and women of my own style.
dried, unfired, they slowly melt away adding clay’s minerals to
often just a good looking rock
or several [in proportion]
can make a simple tree into mountain scenery.
nice blog, thanks for posting it!