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Anderson Japanese Gardens  waterfall

The following taken in July and September 2007 are from what many consider one of the best Japanese Gardens in North America, really two different styles of gardens designed by Hoichi Kurisu.. More details of this Rockford IL public garden are on their website which well conveys the feeling of the garden.

entry path

small waterfall

rocks and stream

larger pond


red bridge


tree reflections

wooden bridge

path in clearing

bridge in smaller pond

shelter by pond

walk along pond

guest house and raked gravel

raked gravel pattern

path entry with hostas

tea house in woods

rustic bridge detail

large waterfall, moss rock

upper waterfall

dry streambed


large pond in fall rain

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