Oriental Page 1The heart of a Japanese garden is harmony with nature and its surroundings. Commonly incorporating the careful use of plants, stones, and water you can create serene and quiet areas of outstanding beauty.

A Japanese garden traditionaly opens our eyes not only to the beauty of the landscape but it should can also be a reflection in our own cultural heritage and personal experience. For instance, it is very much in the spirit of Japanese design to look use local materials, rather than imports that we might think are text book correct.

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