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Japanese Magnolias–the wrap-around cover of Zen of Watering Your garden

Friday, November 16th, 2007

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The photo below is of part of the wrap-around cover of one of my Japanese magnolias. The whole photo is is in the October 21 posting. In the photo the tree has just been watered and the flowers glisten with droplets. this is most assuredly a hybrid. When you plant these trees or any trees you need to have a good tagging system. I have lost the name of this hybrid. I fertilize twice a year around the heavily mulched tree. I only water when it has been dry two weeks (a survival of the fittest practice) as it is a good distance from any of the gardens for the brief but beautiful vista it presents when it blooms. Does anyone know the cultural or historical meaning of these in Japan or China???

Welcome Gardeners, Former Gardeners & Future Gardeners To A New Zen-Like Experience

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

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WELCOME to the home site of the Zen of Watering Your Garden.

Japanese Magnolias

This book will inspire you to hand-water your garden bringing you a Zen-like experience, and closeness to Nature‚Äôs wonders and your soul. This book is the culmination of four years of photographic work by myself and others and of a year of my writing and selecting other writer’s and well-know figures’ comments about watering, gardening, and Zen Buddhism. The result is the beautiful and thought provoking book. Join me into entering the ZEN OF WATERING YOUR GARDENS