A guide and history to one of America's great gardens. It details, in an informing and readable style, the story of Portland's Japanese Garden - how it came to be what it is today. Contains 150 photographs and illustrations - most in color - along with a map of, and text sections describing, the five main gardens. For visitors to the Garden, this volume will remain a treasured memento. For those who have yet to avail themselves of the pleasures of this sublime place, this book will give inspiration to visit one of the world's most beautiful gardens.