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.
Although the scene
At Osawa-ike is old,
The same bright autumn moon
Casts down its lucide light.
Ike no keshiki wa
Furi yuke do
Aki no yo tsuki
Fujiwara no Shunzei (1114-1204) Shinzoku kokin wakashû trans. by M.V. Otake