The Garden Guide

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

Modern brick and stone enclosing walls

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Brick and stone enclosing walls are of quite modern introduction. The Japanese have never been accustomed to employ solid walls in gardens as a means of cultivating wall-fruit or climbing plants, wall-fruit being unknown in the country as such, and the creepers being grown upon light trellises and open fences.