The Japanese garden today acquires more and more fans for natural harmony and contemplative peace of compositional solution. Such a garden is sophisticated, and at the same time, it affects its natural beauty.
The advantage of such a garden is the possibility of its location, both in even areas (hiraniva) and hilly territories (tsukiyama). Also, the Japanese garden can be broken in a small area, for example on the terrace. The Japanese, being lovers of the entire miniature, often use such a technique when designing their dwellings. Mini-sades are also relevant in the conditions of a modern deficit of the territory of personal plots. Moreover, minimalism in the Japanese style stepped from the garden and to the house, in the dwelling. So the wallpaper or curtains completed in this style successfully complement the style of the garden, and if you buy a chandelier that emphasizes and adds to this fiction with its lighting beauty – the composition can be considered complete.
The basis of the Japanese garden is the Japanese landscape, so its main components are: stone and water. Water elements can be represented in various forms: a stream, an elegant fountain, an artificial pond, etc. The shores of reservoirs must be paved with a stone. Also, the traditional element is a bridge that is necessarily consisting of 8 knees, symbolizing human virtues. Below are the basic rules that must be observed when creating a Japanese garden:
– If there is no way to create a reservoir, you can use its imitation from sea pebbles, sand or gravel;
– The most famous element of the Japanese style, widely used in the design of modern gardens, is the Garden of Stones. It can be an original decoration of any site. There are certain rules for the construction of a garden of stones, and they must be taken into account;
– The most popular plants in the Japanese Garden are: juniper, fir, pine, maple, bamboo and sakura;
– Sakura can be replaced with felt cherries or almonds;
– Bamboo perfectly replaces – Miscantus;
– The lawns in the usual sense are not used for us, instead of them, in the areas, they are placed crushed bark or moss;
– Plants must be selected in one tone, they should be harmoniously combined, because the Japanese garden is intended for contemplation;
– In the Japanese garden, there must be a place for the tea ceremony, ideally, such a zone consists of two parts: one for walking in front of a tea party, the second – directly for the ritual;
– From small architectural structures, most often used: flashlights or pagodas.
It is important to remember that the Japanese style is the embodiment of conciseity and grace. It is intended to enjoy the beauty of every moment of life, each of its details.