7 Stylish Zen Garden Kits

The Japanese rock garden or "dry landscape" garden, often referred to as a Zen garden, creates a miniature stylized landscape through carefully composed arrangements of rocks, bodies of water, moss, trimmed trees and bushes, and uses…

A guide to hiking in Tokyo

“I fell in love with nature when I first visited Alaska to coordinate a Northern Lights viewing trip,” says Ryoko Aosaki. As a JMGA-licensed freelance trekking guide, full-time adventurer, trip coordinator, and nature ace, Aosaki loves…

In Joe Day’s bonsai garden

Bonsai varietyPhoto by Nancy Adams BY Nancy Adams, Mobile County Master Gardener / mobilecountymastergardeners.org Joe Day with one of his bonsais. Photo by Nancy Adams When Joe Day was in elementary school, his father subscribed to…