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Author Buck, Leslie, 1965- author.

Title Cutting back : my apprenticeship in the gardens of Kyoto / Leslie Buck.

Publication Info. Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    635.0952 BUC    DUE 03-30-19
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    635.0952 BUC    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Non-Fiction    635.0952 BUC    DUE 03-08-19
Description 279 pages ; 23 cm
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Contents Watchful Turtle is given a pine test -- A seed sprouts in Tokyo Gardens -- Flying into the gardens -- "Senteishi desu" -- Tying the knot with the Kyoto craftsmen -- Reaching for the unexpected fruit -- Stepping into jikatabi -- Garden bling keeps the garden clean -- All the twigs work with speed -- A seasonal garden is about to change -- Surviving Masahiro's Island -- Communicating in silence -- Working under the tree of thorns -- Shifting perspectives in the landscape -- Shearing with emotions -- Songs from the Emerald Opera -- Tanuki discovers garden spirits -- Mother makes a secret offering -- Room with a view of nature -- Feminine strength in the maple grove -- Guardian angel tells a white lie -- Finding heart in the landscape -- Black coffee warms the white garden -- Craftswoman turns the kaleidoscope.
Summary This absorbing debut memoir recounts an American gardener's apprenticeship with the most prestigious gardening firm in Kyoto. --Publisher.
Subject Buck, Leslie, 1965-
Gardens, Japanese -- Study and teaching -- Japan -- Kyoto.
Pruning -- Study and teaching -- Japan -- Kyoto.
Apprentices -- Japan -- Kyoto.
Other Form: Online version: Buck, Leslie, 1965- Cutting back. Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2017 9781604698046 (DLC) 2017000520
ISBN 9781604697933 hardcover
1604697938 hardcover

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