MHG Greens&Gardens design a new garden reflecting those she saw in that far land.
She had bought a Buddha, but not an ordinary Buddha, but the “Enchanting Buddha”, and now it needs a special place.
Her home a contemporary architectural design with simple lines, open, with large windows and an asymmetrical structure, a characteristic of this design and ideally for an oriental them garden. Contemporary homes saw their peak of popularity in the 1990s in Puerto Rico, nonetheless are still being built today.
The front yard needs enhancing, and it had to be the outline for the new theme, contemporary Asian.
The home entrance, as well as the Travertine steps was flanked with rain forest gray rocks intercalated with yellow iris and Billbergia pyramidalis bromeliads.
The door step treasured a gray industrial finish “Cono Alto” planter with dark green Sansevieria.
On the entrance platform, right hand’s areas, a mixture of bright color were used as the focal point with a assortment mixture of Bromeliad Neoregelia Voodoo Doll, Bromeliad Neoregelia Puppy Love, Neoregelia spectabilis and Rhoeo Stripe Me Pink (Tradescantia Spathacea) Sanguinerias.
The home’s front wall was lined with Breynia Nivosa, Dianella tasmanica variegata, and the Areca palm tree was garlanded with white Anthurium and in the long branches, red bromeliads.
The cover patio side wall and all the way to edge of the swimming pool wall, was delineated with Snow Queen Variegated Hibiscus and ground covered with Rhoeo Purple Sanguinerias, in the wall’s center space Purple False Eranthemum Black Varnish and ground covered with Liriope muscari Variegata to complement both ends with Queen Variegated Hibiscus .
The swimming pool was crowned with the “Enchanting Buddha” a 4.5 feet tall statue and the garden’s main character and the reason for the garden transformation.
Two Eugenia Trees, Pom-Pom Topiary shaped were planted in two Chinese red bowl vases framing the Buddha. Two small red clay bowls placed in the ground, on the left side of the Buddha, one with Sedum rupestris lemon coral in a beautiful yellow and a second bowl with yellow Sansevieria
The home owner said, “Now I get up earlier than ever before, I open the main building’s living room sliding doors overlooking the mountains and the horizon, pull up my comfort chair every morning before the rest of the family starts their day. Otherwise, I am not guaranteed to have the place to myself, it is a beautiful spiritual place, and is best discovered alone with my just brewed cup of Puerto Rican espresso”.