6. LOTS OF LAWN
Although you may picture greenery and rockscape with a traditional japanese style garden, well manicured lawns broken by well placed decorative topiary and detail is still part of the overall design plan. This rambling rock bordered stream is a perfect way to break up the landscape and provide added interest.
7. ARTISTIC GREENERY
The art of evergreen shaping is a detail that should be added to your garden even if your landscaping isn’t completely influenced by bonsai styled vegetation. The simple styling and artistry of this creative technique is a focal point that will have your guests admiring it through any season.
8. COLOR CHOICES
Choose a color or two that highlights within your garden design and flows well with the varied blooming flowers you have through the seasonal changes. Red is a traditional choice as it celebrates strength and passion, and stands out well within traditional landscaping.
Create a meandering path of a boardwalk through your gardens and over your waterscape to provide a way to enjoy the entirety of your design. This pond also incorporates miniature water plant garden beds t0 help keep vegetation from growing out of control and becoming too invasive.
10. CREATIVE WATER FEATURES
Incorporating Bamboo into simple water features is a popular way to add the calming trickle of water into your landscape and help draw in helpful birds and insects to your garden. The use of an oversized planter is an artistic way to add a personal touch to your yard.