Imperial Gardens Landscapes is one of Australia’s premier Oriental garden design companies. With over 30 years of experience specialising in the design, construction and project management of Oriental gardens and water features. IGL has developed methods of blending eastern & western design & construction. The latest technology is used to achieve classical gardens of the highest quality.

Ken Lamb & his team can offer aesthetic rock placement work, which includes utilising cranes to place large rocks (1-12 tonne in size) to construct gardens with waterfalls up to 6 metres in height. Over the past 30 years we have we have developed considerable expertise creating water features, ponds, waterfalls and Koi Carp ponds (both indoors and out) with healthy, balanced water environments, and excellent water clarity.

Imperial Gardens Landscapes’ specialist services include:

Traditional Japanese rock placement

Raked pattern pebble gardens

Waterfall & pond designand construction

Japanese garden maintenance

Naturalistic water gardens

Courtyard design & construction

Water feature design and specification

Bonsai & shaping of trees and shrubs

Construction of Oriental timber bridges & gates

Construction of timber tea houses & pavilions

Installation of shishi-odoshi & bamboo waterspouts

Installation of “escape proof” ornamental bamboo

 

 

 

 


JUNE SPECIAL

30% off Kozenibachi Coin Bowls!

The shape is based on an old-fashioned Chinese coin. The outside
representing heaven (yang) pierced by a square hole representing earth (yin). The characters

mean;

“If you learn to be content, you are rich in spirit”

Available Round or Square

 

 


All new Gift Vouchers available for purchase, give us a call today to find out more!

Discover new skills and passions with our unique Pruning and Painting  Workshops.


Open 9am-5pm Monday-Sunday

At Hidden Orient we are following COVID Safe practices and we request all customers and visitors to do so as well, for the safety of our staff and all who visit our store.  Working together to help keep all of us safe.

 

Hidden Orient Conditions of Entry:

Sanitise your Hands

Register (QR code or Handwritten)

Physically distance at least 1.5m at all times in store


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EXCLUSIVE SUPPLIER OF JAPANESE BLACK TWINE

Use for lashing traditional Japanese garden fencing knots, will last for years. Exclusively sold at

Hidden Orient. $8 for 10 metres.

 


Japanese Pruning Workshop Sunday 13th June 2021

1 day Workshop with Ken Lamb 9am-4pm

Spend an interesting and entertaining day with Ken Lamb, learning the history, principles and practice of traditional Japanese pruning and its symbolism. Includes course notes, lunch from a local Japanese Restaurant, bottles of water, morning tea.

Small group number to facilitate a fascinating educational day.

For future bookings or enquiries please call 02 9986 3968 or email enquiries@imperialgardens.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sumi-e Japanese Ink Painting Workshops Sunday 16th May 2021

9am – 12pm with Ken Lamb

This workshop is an introduction to the principles of Japanese Sumi-e painting, in a small group. Each participant will create their own Sumi-e painting, with assistance from Ken.
Basic materials will be provided for the day, plus extra supplies available for purchase like paper, ink and brushes.
Prior experience or skills are not needed.
Cost is $95 for this half day workshop including morning tea. COVID Safe practices are followed.
Small group number to facilitate a fascinating half day workshop.
For future bookings or enquiries please call 02 9986 3968 or email enquiries@imperialgardens.com.au
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Ken’s Masterclass

Sumi-e Japanese Ink Painting Workshop Sunday 16 May 2021

1.30pm-4pm with Ken Lamb

This workshop is for the more advanced student – spend time with Ken developing your established skills working on a larger work of art. Class size is limited to 4 participants to enable greater one-on-one time with Ken.

Basic materials will be provided for the day, plus extra supplies available for purchase like paper, ink and brushes.

Cost is $125 for this half day workshop including afternoon tea. COVID Safe practices are followed.

Definitely a must for those who are interested in developing their skill and knowledge of the fascinating art of Japanese Sumi-e Ink Painting.
For future bookings or enquiries please call 02 9986 3968 or email enquiries@imperialgardens.com.au