Try to see rocks as islands and gravel as water that surrounds them. With a little imagination you can get a sense of water flowing around the beautiful rock in this relaxing Zen garden made by AguaFina Gardens International.
This "fusion garden" is another project by AguaFina Gardens. When designing your Zen garden, always look for ways to create meaning with your design. Rocks can symbolize many things, and gravel gives you the freedom to mold the landscape with designs you can later change for a different look.
Let your Zen garden shine through your home with this clever design idea created by Urban Earth Design. This window inset adds light and dimension to the interior design while letting the relaxing aura of a Zen garden travel indoors.
Bamboo is often the tree of choice in a Zen garden. It is simple yet elegant; exotic yet attainable. Complemented by gray gravel and rocks, this garden — made by Ververka Architects — shows how a modern home can benefit from a centuries-old concept.
A Japanese message carved into a rock completes the serene spirit of this Zen garden designed by Kim. E Rooney.
This attractive Zen garden, made by Frank & Grossman Landscape Contractors Inc., features an ultra-modern fire pit, making good use of the garden's space.
A Japanese-inspired outdoor post lamb does its job without interrupting the Zen mood.
This version of the traditional Zen garden design, created by Laidlaw Schultz Architects, incorporates other elements such as chairs and a fire pit to make a Zen garden more livable.