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Cutting back : my apprenticeship in the gardens of Kyoto

Author: Leslie Buck
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This absorbing debut memoir recounts an American gardener's apprenticeship with the most prestigious gardening firm in Kyoto. --Publisher.
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Buck, Leslie, 1965-
Cutting back.
Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017000520
Named Person: Leslie Buck
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Buck
ISBN: 9781604697933 1604697938
OCLC Number: 953599413
Description: 279 pages ; 23 cm
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.
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Cutting Back recounts Leslie Bucks bold journey and the revelations she has along the way. Cutting Back is an insightful debut memoir and story of personal growth that will appeal to gardeners and  Read more...

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