The Japanese Garden
Sand and Stone Zen Garden Design
Japanese gardens have become increasingly popular throughout the UK. Without the correct planning, advice and products it can be very difficult to get right. Here we will look at the main parts of a contemporary Zen garden and which avenues you can take when creating your own.
It is worth noting that there are traditionally two distinct types of gardens in Japan: gardens which are experienced through walking around and exploring and gardens that which viewed from a building or platform. There have been attempts to categorise gardens but it is almost impossible for a number of them to be similar as they have either been created by the existing landscape or to an owners specific wants and needs. There are however certain designs which you can identify and replicate through their appearances and purpose: