Isn't nature a beautiful thing? Japanese-style gardens can exhibit all different types of environments. They can be simple or extravagant. From dry gardens to ornate gardens with beautiful foliage and water accents, you can find a specific type to fit your aesthetic.
How Can You Make a Japanese-styled Garden?
Japanese-styled Gardens can add emphasis on the foliage and landscape that surrounds you. They are often looked upon fondly due to their symbolism and layout. Additionally, the attention to detail draws you in towards the nature. The three main components usually found in Japanese-styled gardens include water, rocks, and of course plants.
Types of Plants That Can Be Found in Japanese-styled gardens!
Your choice of plants can add to the aesthetic and flow of your garden. Plants often found in Japanese-styled gardens include Japanese maples, Trompenburgs, Rhododendrons, and several other types of beautiful plants.
Evergreens are found throughout the majority of Japanese-styled gardens. Evergreens can make your garden look more full or add to the calm atmosphere. They can also be used to accent dry gardens.
Types of Japanese-styled Gardens
Japanese-styled gardens are very diverse as there are several types that you can choose from. Some types you can choose from including Zen gardens, study gardens, strolling gardens, and tearoom gardens.
Zen gardens are primarily made up of a dry landscape, gravel, rocks, and stone settings.
Strolling gardens are usually seen in larger areas because they are usually placed near a body of water. They are usually less dramatic and ornate than other styled gardens. They usually also have slightly curved bridges.
Tearoom gardens were often used leading up to the tearoom as the name suggests. They usually contain more than one gate or grated designed aspect in the garden. Additionally, stepping stones covered waiting areas, and water basins were often found in the area as well.
Gardens can be used for relaxing, reflection, and many other activities. Let others have their breath taken away and their minds calmed by the beauty of your garden!