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Felicita Japanese Garden
Name:Felicita Japanese Garden 



 
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Address:2201 Fishing Creek Valley Rd 
Mailing Address: 
City:Harrisburg 
State:Pennsylvania 
Postal Code:17112-9248 
Country:UNITED STATES 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=40.382826; long=-76.814813
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Weather:current weather 
Phone:+1.717.599.5301 or +1.888.321.3713 
Fax:+1.717.599.5623 
E-Mail: 
Contact: 
Designer(s):Harriet Henderson 
Contruction Date:1980/1995 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:By appointment only 
Admission: 
Added to JGarden:4/5/2001 
Last Updated:4/5/2001 
JGarden Description:Felicity is a resort/spa facility. It includes many gardens including a large Italinate design. The owners, Richard and Alice Angino, built the original 'Oriental' garden with plants purchased from Fred Berman, a horticulturist and collector of rare conifers who passed away in 1978. In 1979-1980 the couple purchased ten percent of the collection from the Rara Flora Nurseries that Bergman ran. They then proceeded to turn a cow pasture into a lush garden. In 1995, they hired landscape architect Harriet Henderson to turn this collection into a Japanese garden. A red Chinese entry gate was removed and the mix of plantings was replaced with a much simpler scheme that was then surrounded by azaleas.

The garden is not open to the public or guests at the resort, but the Angino's sometimes conduct tours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. You should call ahead to check the times. 




At the hut of the mountain
Where the pine is piled
White snow in the garden
Peaking at the treetop

  Muso Soseki
  in Ichiran-Tei at Zuisenji
  14th century

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