All those plants flowers and veggies to tend to. Over 20 years of experience zen japanese landscape garden design company offers a progressive style and look of ideas in japanese style garden landscaping design and architecture either in traditional style or a mix with modern contemporary styled japanese garden designs.
Combining modern design and zen to create lasting peace.
Modern zen garden landscape. A setting that contains light sand and stones is quite common too no water or plants. Gardening is a commitment. In short the zen garden is a representation of the natural world one in which ponds or streams are often replaced with rock formations white sand moss and pruned trees the wilderness tamed restructured.
You can create interesting pathways using tiles gravels sand wooden planks lawn grass and decorative flowering plants. Instead create a modern garden with a zen like water feature for relaxation. A contemporary zen garden is all about basic landscaping.
The smooth stone blocks laid asymmetrically throughout the water body are inspired by the traditional stepping stone pathways but give that concept a contemporary read. Traditional and modern japanese garden designs and constructions. Backyard zen garden lighting.
A zen garden is usually relatively small surrounded by a wall and is usually meant to be seen while seated from a single viewpoint outside the garden such as the porch of the hojo the residence of the. Most recently featured in the september 2017 gardens of the year issue of san diego home garden lifestyles japanese landscape designer kohei owatari s contemporary zen aesthetic continues to wow past and future clients. Azaleas rhododendrons japanese maple trees conifers such as pine trees and yew are good choices for a zen garden.
Trees and shrubs often placed singly as or along a perimeter of a zen garden often are evergreen to create a year round complement to the other elements. An existing water premise is turned into modern zen garden with irregular patterns of rocks that slow the movement of the water and bring tranquility and charm to its surrounding. The japanese rock garden or dry landscape garden often called a zen garden creates a miniature stylized landscape through carefully composed arrangements of rocks water features moss pruned trees and bushes and uses gravel or sand that is raked to represent ripples in water.
Kohei s designs can be seen not only at private residences but at hotels parks and commercial spaces and create a peaceful retreat from our hectic lives.