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.
When I look at your island
Where the love bird dwells
I see today also
The andromeda blooming.
Oshi no sumu
Kimi ga kono shima
Ashibi no hana mo
Saki ni keru kamo.
Mikata no Ohogimi Manyôshuû, vol. 20, no. 5411 trans. by M.V. Otake