Leslie Buck's website https://www.lesliebuckauthor.com/home (podcasts, pruning/design video, and more). She has been a natural garden designer and aesthetic pruner in the San Francisco Bay Area for over two decades. Follow Leslie on Instagram: Lesliebuckauthor and Facebook. Leslie holds a fine arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley, attended the School of Fine Arts in Bordeaux, France, and studied horticulture at Merritt College, where she met her mentor Dennis Makishima, a world-renowned pruning instructor and bonsai artist. Leslie has worked, taught, and volunteered in hundreds of private landscapes as well as dozens of public gardens, including Portland Japanese Garden, Hakone Japanese Garden, and Tassajara Zen Center. Leslie studied in Kyoto for three seasons with Uetoh Zoen, one of the oldest and most highly acclaimed landscape companies in Japan. Her time in Japan became the subject of her memoir, Cutting Back—a story full of heart and humor.
- My Apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto
- By: Leslie Buck
- Narrated by: Caroline McLaughlin
- Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
At 35, Leslie Buck became the first American woman to learn pruning from one of the most storied landscaping companies in Kyoto....
This should have been an easy book for me to enjoy
- By Dragonfly Samurai on 04-07-18
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