Japanese Flower Arranging & Gardening

Ikebana

lkebana has been practiced in Japan for over six hundred years. It is rooted in the Buddhist practice of religious offerings, and the first teachers were Zen priests who used the elements of empty space as an important concept in the arrangements.

Ohara School of Ikebana

Bonzai

Bozai is the art of bringing heaven and earth together. Creating in miniture the vision of a very old tree as it would be found in nature.

Bonzai Clubs International

Japanese Gardens

Japanese gardens date back to the 7th century, and are closely related to the arts of architecture and stone arrangement.

Daisen-in

Suiseki -- Miniture Stone Arranging

Sui-seki means "Water Stone" and is the art of stone arrangement related to architecural stone arrangement.

California Suiseki Society

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