When Prince Siddhartha turned recluse and sat under a Bodhi tree to gain insight into the meaning and way of life, little could he have foreseen that, as the Buddha, he would have such a profound influence on the art of landscaping. Those of us who have had the good fortune to experience the joy of laying out a formal garden can only bless the sage for inadvertently cutting the path of reflection and sensitivity that is the cornerstone of such a venture, even though the irony may be that