If you are keen to bring simplicity and serenity to your garden and want something a bit different, consider the Japanese garden. The Japanese garden is often sparsely planted, so the space around the plants are as important as the plants themselves, and it will create the effect of a bigger garden. Stick to just a few plants for your Japanese garden, because in a Japanese garden, less is more. If your space has a good view, frame it with some choice Japanese maples because it often ‘borrow’ the landscape around them.
Make hard landscaping to your garden space include gravel, rocks, and stepping stones, and try tying pieces of bamboo together with twine to create Japanese-style fences. Japanese gardens often showcase the different shades of green and moss is used in many Japanese temple gardens, so encourage mossed to spread in nooks and crannies. The Japanese garden is used for contemplation, so be creative and create a space that is calming and serene. Check out these beautiful Japanese flower garden ideas below to inspire you.