Talks on Japanese Gardens

David is a regular visitor to Kyoto and a published author of many articles on various aspects of Japanese gardens. As a Trustee of the Japanese Garden Society, David gives regular talks to gardening clubs and cultural societies. He is available for illustrated talks on Japanese gardens throughout the West Country. He is also leading a tour of Kyoto gardens this Autumn on behalf of the Society.

Subject of the talks include:
- The development of the Japanese garden over a 1000 years.
- Elements of Japanese garden design
- Chinese roots of Japanese gardens

The cost of a 90 minute illustrated talk is £50 plus mileage.


October 2012 - Nat Council for the Conservation of Plants & Gardens - "excellent talks [2] .. opened our eyes with your knowledge & beautiful photos" PC

November 2012 - Tiverton, Box & Westbury sub Mendip Gardening Clubs

February 2013 - Mudford G C

March 2013 - Somerton & Paulton G C

April 2013 - Southville &†Alton G C

May 2013 - Stockwood

Forthcoming Talks 2013 - Most Societies welcome visitors to their events

September 13th Alpine Society, 26th Winsley G C

October 9th Shaw G C

November 12th Marnhull G C