Japanese Garden Plants for Zone 5?

Answer Evergreens are a staple of the Japanese garden, symbolizing long life and happiness. Adding plants with colorful leaves and bark creates a space that can be enjoyed year-round. Gardeners living in ... Read More »

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Japanese Tea Garden Plants?

According to Master Garden Products, Japanese tea gardens developed in the 17th century around the time the tea ceremony began taking root. Solitude and peace were necessary to prepare for sado, or... Read More »

Japanese Garden Plants & Trees?

The popularity of artful gardening in Japan rose alongside the popularity of Zen Buddhism in the country. Online resource Japanese Lifestyle's History of Japanese Gardening explains that the rise o... Read More »

Garden Plants for a Japanese Tea House?

The aim of the Chianwa style of Japanese garden is to lead you not only to the tea house but into a state of tranquility. Pathways wander through bits of greenery and over koi-filled ponds. A stone... Read More »

Do Japanese knotweed plants attract Japanese beetles?

The Japanese beetle feeds on more than 200 species of host plants, but doesn't pose a threat to Japanese knotweed. Instead, aphid nectar deposited on Japanese knotweed is a food source for Istochet... Read More »