Japanese Zen in your garden

Summer is finally here and this means you can finally relax with a beautiful garden furniture sets. Summer is the best time to set up your backyard and really give your garden the love and care it deserves. There are many ways to achieve that ideal and relaxing garden atmosphere. Here are some ways you can create your very own beautiful and peaceful setting in your own private Continue Reading

Your own Japanese Garden, part two

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In my previous article I wrote about considerations and decisions to be taken when you are going to build your own Japanese garden. In this article I'll elaborate on that. As the Japanese garden evolved over 15 centuries it is difficult to label or "put in a box". As there are many garden types in Japan, to typify it as (just) "a Japanese garden" is not enough. It is not Continue Reading

Your own Japanese garden

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How to go about when you are caught by the beauty of a Japanese garden and you have decided that this is what you want? Japanese gardens are a living work of art in which the plants and trees are ever changing with the seasons. As they grow and mature they are constantly sculpted to maintain and enhance the overall experience. Hence a Japanese garden is never the same and never Continue Reading