Landscape Gardening and Tea


Honai landscape gardeners will talk about Japanese landscape

Landscape gardeners at Honai, a leading horticultural centre in Japan, are skilled in a variety of styles, and one of their specialities is the Japanese tea house or chashitu. In this talk, Hato Yamato from Honai Gardens will give an introduction to Japanese landscape gardening through its historical relationship with the art of chanoyu, the Japanese way of tea.

The talk will be followed by a short demonstration of chanoyu.

Please email [email protected] to request your place.  

About the Speakers:

Honai Gardens in Sanjo City is a vast plant and flower park and landscape gardening centre which had its roots in the Edo period (1603-1868). It is one of the three most important horticultural centres in Japan.  In addition to plants and flowers, Honai also sell local vegetables, tools and gardening materials.