The Society Journal –“Shakkei”
Provided free to all members each quarter, our high quality journal Shakkei contains many illustrated articles on a wide range of subjects related to Japanese gardens. Contributions are written by and for members of the Society.




Index of Shakkei from 1994

This index lists all the articles published in Shakkei since 1994.

Current members may purchase any printed issues that we have in stock.

Issues we have for purchase are shown with an * in the first column. No issues are available for purchase before Volume 6 (1999).

Please email and provide your name, JGS membership number, postal address and Volume/Issues you wish to purchase. 

Once your membership is verified, you will receive confirmation of current availability and total cost so that you can pay by BACS(preferred) or cheque. 



Quarterly Newsletter of events
Provided free to all members the Newsletter gives details of all planned Society activities and events at national and regional levels.











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Visions of Paradise

Visions of Paradise booklet
This superb 80 page coloured book describes with accompanying images the gardens in Japan, covering the styles, aspects of design, important gardens and a historical time-line.  It includes the way in which we have adapted ideas from Japan and incorporated those into the Japanese gardens seen in the UK.  A glossary of significant Japanese gardens in the UK is provided.
Booklets may be ordered from the JGS (in the UK only) for £6.15 incl P&P