This balanced garden has a natural and asymmetric pond. Ponds are common in Japanese gardens. These ponds often have koi fish in them. These fish can bring even more wonderful color and life to your space.
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a shady courtyard of pebbles and brick paths, filled with acers, hellebores, ferns and grasses. A Buddha crafted from blue Karnataka stone, sits beneath Acer palamatum. I would love to have the space for this.
Japanese gardens rely on subtle color contrast and bold textural differences to create interest. Here chartreuse and green hostas surround the base of a tree while variegated hakone grass softens the edge of the bed.