The Garden Guide

Book: Landscape Gardening in Japan, 1912
Chapter: Chapter 2. Garden Stones

Shokwa seki from India

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A rare kind of stone called Shokwa-seki, said to be petrified wood from India, and considered a great rarity, is occasionally to be seen. River pebbles of granite, sandstone, and flint, are in great demand for the beds of artificial streams.