This site includes a koi pond, teahouse and several viewing pavilions set along a ravine.
More than three acres of Japanese and native California trees, rocks, and plants are arranged in traditional Japanese style. The area also includes a small pond containing koi and golfish, as well as a teahouse.
Doss, Margo Patterson. " A Terrific New Garden." San Francisco Chronicle magazine. March 27, 1985, p 4.
Kimura Kimio. "Japanese Landscape Design and it's Applications." Master's thesis, University of California, Berkeley, 1971.
The pond water
Reflects the fragrance
Of perfect Andromeda flowers.
Let me put them in my sleeve.
Ike mizu ni
Kage sae miete
Ashibi no hana o
Sode ni kokire na
Otomo no Yakamochi Manyôshuû, vol. 20, no. 4512 trans. by M.V. Otake