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Richard Kramer
Stanford Garden
both ends of our front porch
walk to side gate in front yard
pavers with river rocks, front gate with overhead roof
Great gate idea to lead to the front of a house!!
entry gate to garden
Garden gate...Stanford Garden
“Contrast between sandstone steps and pebbles” — thelangs
Cynthia Knauf Landscape Design Inc
5 Reviews
Architect: Sarah Susanka, AIA Photography: Jim Westphalen Integration of Prairie-style architecture and Japanese garden. Palette of patterned and textures borrowed from the surroundings. Sequence of places makes a continuous necklace around the home.
The river rocks carefully arranged to evoke the flow of water is similar to the raked patterns in zen gardens. Ingenious twist.
Love the overhang on the porch roof
MovementThis often-overlooked technique can add a unique dimension. Perceived movement is most frequently found in Asian-themed gardens but is appropriate for any style. The garden shown here embraces this technique in two ways. First, notice the weeping spruce. This conifer has the look of being blown and
“covered porch” — fuzzys
Daryl Toby - AguaFina Gardens International
8 Reviews
Zen Garden
Daryl Toby - AguaFina Gardens International
want a sand and stone spot in garden
a piece of the front or back like a zen garden?
Rock garden as therapeutic relaxation, occupy and meditate?
zen garden surrounding a raised sand box?
Love the idea for the area in front of the bay window, but not sure if it's practical given our large trees. Too much maintenance?
you can get a sense of water flowing around the beautiful rock in this relaxing Zen garden made by AguaFina Gardens International.
Circles emanate from a mound of rocks symbolizing mountains in a quiet Zen garden. The gravel has been hand-raked to suggest the ripples on the surface of water caused
represent rippling water in a Zen garden, where simple objects of nature are used to create a place for contemplation.
“zen garden” — aldous13
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Garden Mentors
1 Review
A little piece of Asia
this idea would work - but you will still require reasonable light levels. Alternatively, instead of moss you could incorporate the Japanese sand garden style with rocks and water and a perhaps couple of plants
enclosed area - front of house - not like this, but get ideas from this?
Japanese maple with rock garden and moss
One of the areas to which Wabi-sabi can be most effectively applied is the garden. Creating a natural, overgrown look is the goal
Zen gardens are designed to create a stripped-down awareness of thought.
In rock gardens. Rock gardens are unique growing environments, and not all plants will appreciate the arid conditions. In addition to alpine plants, there are some ground covers that flourish in these conditions and can create
“The layout of a Japanese garden, cool and inviting.” — Bie Chua
Modern Landscape
What kind of gravel would be good for a zen garden like this? I love this ok.
something some what like a Japanese garden
Big rock or sand out front??
Zen Garden pea gravel in dry bed
I like how it's up on the porch.
Chinese sand garden in master garden
could do a zen garden somewhere with rose quartz crystal
minimalism, we should look to the Zen gardens of Japan. The perfectly placed rocks set in immaculate gravel, raked into swirling patterns, are pure minimalism.Japanese gardens were created in the pursuit of spirital balance, but in the West this has become a garden style.
whatever I want, so I went with the all-black kitchen even though you hate black" won't ever save the day.8. Always present a united front. Never criticize your partner in front of the architect, designer or contractor, let alone the Sheetrock installer. Wondering why you have lips and teeth? It's so you
“Raked stone” — Matthew Vuolo
Garden Architecture
3 Reviews
Garden Architecture/Robert Trachtenberg
For this elegant landmarked Berkeley home, designed by Albert Dodge Coplin, we had the challenge of designing a garden that delicately blends Japanese and English style vernaculars at the request of the client. All photos by Robert Trachtenberg
great GREEN, except skip the lawn area, Just my idea of a hidden secret green and peaceful garden retreat.
Love the granite edging and garden
Secret garden. Nestled into a lush garden, this hot tub
love the grasses in front of pic
nice sunken tub and lush Japanese garden feel
Secret garden. Nestled into a lush garden, this hot tub with
Arrangement of plants and focal water piece and garden house with brown wood roof
for your taste, try using certain key elements in a more heavily planted garden such as this one. Here, the garden owners wanted to combine both Japanese and English garden styles. The stone bridge, pond and teahouse-like garden pavilion are surrounded by English perennials and grasses, which soften
“small secluded” — bmintyre
Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group
10 Reviews
Atherton Japanese Garden
Planning a japanese garden in a tiny city yard. Need a Focal point ..I love that lantern
readily available in Northern California. They were hand selected and placed to complement one another as well as overall composition within the garden. The small rocks or gravel is called "Pami Pebble" composed of small 3/4-1/2" diameter rounded gravel of various colors.
pavers set into landscape rock. Could do this under porch?
jananese type of garden - tree japanese lack pine
pine with rock garden at bottom
JAPANESE GARDENS AT A GLANCEYou’ll love it if… you prefer serene outdoor spaces, have a disciplined approach to gardening and an abhorrence of clutter. You admire Japanese art and culture without necessarily wanting to turn your garden into a carbon copy of a Japanese tea garden.Difficulty ranking:
“Circle on the left” — gvalino
Ashford Associates
2 Reviews
Ashford Associates
Stone path to the front door
The colors, the bamboo, wood doors, courtyard/garden area, tile
the dark concrete on porches!
Front door and trellis
Steps to the front door
Front door...Garden path...Front garden...Small Pocket Garden...Front Door...Front Door Finish
“Entrance way” — doorahh1995
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