A Japanese Style for Your Garden
If you are a Japanese movie enthusiast, you definitely ever see some Japanese garden designs in Japanese houses. Look so natural, right? Basically, the Japanese style brings nature theme and of course, the Japanese ornaments itself such as rocks, bonsai, fish pond, and others. This style has some important elements, namely rocks, bridge, water, and others. The Japanese garden style shows quietness and it can create a feeling of peace.
You can own a Japanese garden style in your house wherever you are. Due to its nature theme, you can combine grass and natural stones for your garden area. The grass can make your eyes feel refresh every time you see it because of its refreshing green color. While natural stones will balance the style because of Japanese style is identical with some things as explained before. If you want another way, just use natural stones for the garden area to get a strong Japanese feel.
It doesn’t matter if you are interested in making walkways around your garden by using natural stones. You can take a walk to enjoy your garden in the walkways, especially if you have a big garden. Additionally, when the rain comes, your clothes, shoes, and feet will be protected by splashed of mud and water.
Then, place the fish pond in a certain area as you have determined and also with an appropriate size. Choose koi fish for your fish pond so your fish pond will be decorated by this fish. Why should koi? It’s because koi is Japan. The koi fish is always related to the Japanese people activities and its fame as decorative fish which has enthralling color and it’s also as Japanese culture like bonsai.
Place rocks around the fish pond or in the sides of the fish pond. Rocks are the most important element and this element symbolizes the mountain area, waterfall, and seascape. Besides the fish pond, you can create a mini artificial waterfall or fountain for your garden. To connect the parts of your garden that are separated by water, you can build a bridge.
Don’t forget about the green elements. Yes, bonsai is one of them. On the other hand, you can also grow some green plants like bamboo, herbaceous plant, or even moss. To have your beautiful garden at night, put lanterns around your garden.