The Torii Gate is September Project of the Month
Project of the month - September 2018 for Boulder Colorado landscapes SEPTEMBER: The Torii Gate This month’s subject is a hardscape construction project that Glacier View completed recently. It was a challenge and a lot of fun to come up with a solution to an entrance to a Japanese garden. View on Facebook A Torii…
Construct a Japanese Torii Gate for Your Garden
For some time, I had been thinking about building a Japanese torii gate for my garden. A torii gate marks the approach and entrance to a Shinto shrine. It is the division between the physical and spiritual worlds. Shinto is a native religion of Japan and was once its state religion. Probably the most famous torii is the one at Itsukushima Shrine located at Miyajima, near Hiroshima. Mine is a little more modest.