The Garden Guide

Book: Landscape Gardening in Japan, 1912
Chapter: Chapter 6. Garden Enclosures

Gateway tree planting

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It is a common practice to plant a pine or some picturesquely bent tree beside a Gateway, in such a manner that one of its branches may overhang the portal. Fig. 21 illustrates an arrangement of this sort, together with an arched entrance-way of a peculiar kind, occasionally found in gardens.