Harmony Design Northwest
Landscape Architects & Designers
Japanese Garden Bridge asian landscape
 

Japanese Garden Bridge

The simplicity of an Asian style garden can compliment any type of landscape. This backyard garden features a stone garden with a lantern and bamboo fountain, along with a footbridge leading to the forest garden. Photo by Lisa Meddin.
URL
http://www.harmonydesignnw.com

This photo has one question

orawsky wrote:
Landscaping Dilemma - Living in a Philadelphia Row House/Town House leaves very little space for imagination for the front of the house. Everyone has front lawns ... BORING! I'd like to change the front preferably with an asian theme ... something different to enjoy using, something easy to care for, a quiet and serene area I can call my own. Any ideas out there?
   Comment   April 20, 2012
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
PRO
Harmony Design Northwest
Hi Orawsky, this is Lisa Meddin from Harmony Design Northwest - thanks for adding my pic to your idea book. Re: front yards gardens (vs. lawn), I highly recommend using a landscape designer in your area. Small spaces require a lot of thought, as every element has to work, and a good design will be worth the investment. I suggest going to the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (www.apld.org) and searching for APLD member landscape designers in Philadelphia. You will find a list of designers with links to their websites. Browse, and call a few who you think may be a good fit. Most designers charge for an initial consultation, but again, it is a worthy investment.

Good luck!
April 20, 2012 at 12:05pm     
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
PRO
Habitat Design
Hey there - there's lots you can do in small spaces. depends on how 'asian' you want to go. Are you looking at the zen look of pebbles and shaped plants or something a little softer with grasses, moss, small stones etc. Do you want something restful with cool colors or bright?

More Zen: Asian Front Garden
Softer approach with color: Project: Asian Back Garden
June 6, 2012 at 2:34pm   
Sign Up to comment

What Houzzers are commenting on:

tszz added this to Landscape Ideas
January 29, 2014
Adorable bridge
solearmijo added this to solearmijo's ideas
January 29, 2014
puente pequeño
ryanrstevenson added this to ryanredhat's Ideas
January 18, 2014
Bridge
janetelkinsc00per added this to Landscaping
November 8, 2013
wooden bridge over short dry creek
stidmama added this to back yard
August 26, 2013
Bridge with rail
sparepartsx2 added this to Landscape Ideas
August 12, 2013
Japanese maple, small bridge, dry river bed
fathemeh added this to fathemeh's ideas
August 7, 2013
bridge
Nan Fuchs added this to Houston backyard
July 12, 2013
Red rock for soil plus river bed. Us of single tree
maryapaterson added this to Garden
July 3, 2013
Setting
d_torres added this to Asian Gardens
June 22, 2013
Dry stream. Wood bridge. Red and green leaves contrast.
eliset added this to eliset's ideas
June 8, 2013
Looks
youngmickey added this to youngmickey's Ideas
April 21, 2013
Wooden bridge
Steven Padgitt added this to steven_padgitt's Ideas
April 15, 2013
Bridge
ugadog added this to house ideas
April 14, 2013
Bridge
loribock added this to loribock's Ideas
April 14, 2013
Bridge
Marie added this to Asian Landscapes/Exteriors
April 8, 2013
footbridge for dry creek bed
D. L added this to Farmhouse
March 19, 2013
outside sunroom
lauren0678 added this to lauren0678's Ideas
March 17, 2013
Fence
debpearl added this to debpearl's ideas
March 13, 2013
Must have bridge
blinky1108 added this to blinky1108's ideas
February 18, 2013
Exactly like our backyard - leading to a forest garden. Perfect idea.
nadin12 added this to Сад
January 23, 2013
!!
levabuhay added this to levabuhay's Ideas
January 15, 2013
Nice
sbeach51 added this to sbeach51's Ideas
November 4, 2012
Bridge over small stream
Nina added this to chinita48's ideas
October 28, 2012
I LOVE BRIDGES, STONES , ADD A COY POND & SOME BAMBOO.......PERFECT
marymagdalyn added this to marymagdalyn's ideas
October 5, 2012
Bridge over stones
breeconnor added this to Gardens and Landscaping
September 15, 2012
Bridge
jfra added this to jfra's ideas
August 22, 2012
bridge2
rosspattyd added this to rosspattyd's Favorites
August 18, 2012
Bridge
graham22 added this to graham22's ideas
August 12, 2012
Basic Jap bridge
mkushi added this to MELISSA'S GARDEN IDEAS
August 10, 2012
just remembered what we did in Malaysia with white and black stones to create water until water could be installed, it's a thought for the SW corner,
gladbags added this to gladbags's ideas
July 6, 2012
Bridge over the rocks
dwittenb added this to dwittenb's Favorites
July 5, 2012
Where can we put bridge?
dollemama added this to dollemama's ideas
June 30, 2012
bridge
Karalee Curl added this to karalee_curl's ideas
June 26, 2012
bridge
mlourdes1022 added this to mlourdes1022's ideas
June 25, 2012
no water
Cindy Goins added this to cindy_goins's ideas
June 23, 2012
Curved bridge
okooreme added this to okooreme's ideas
June 13, 2012
KOOREME
adriana4510 added this to adriana4510's Favorites
April 23, 2012
Arch
peacefrog added this to peacefrog's ideas
April 16, 2012
Bridge
lsg05 added this to LSG05's Favorites
April 13, 2012
Bridge
dragonsought added this to dragonsought's ideas
March 31, 2012
Dry stream with arched asian bridge, maple. Stream should have been made more concave.
bertiestoker added this to bertiestoker's ideas
March 13, 2012
foliage
merliegirlie added this to merliegirlie's ideas
March 12, 2012
love it! especially the bridge and dry creel under it; very natural looking
© 2014 Houzz Inc.
Houzz® The new way to design your home™