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Japanese Garden Ideas – Building Your Own

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Japanese Garden

I don’t know about you, but I love Japanese gardens, both the rock garden style and the more lush traditional type.  The simplicity and tranquility of Japanese gardens help me still my mind after a busy day.  With just a few simple items and plants, strategically placed, you can have an area of beauty and restfullness and it doesn’t take a lot of space to achieve it.

Japanese Rock GardenJapanese rock gardens (karesansui) can go  on a desk, in a small space in a corner of a yard, or can be created to take advantage of a large lot.  It’s up to you how much space you want to devote to yours. They vary anywhere from very austere (rocks and sand only) to ones with a few plants added in. The traditional Japanese garden adds water features, decorations and many more plants.  Whichever type you choose is only limited by your imagination (and budget). Read the rest of this entry »

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Check Out This Solar Powered Bird Bath!

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Now here’s a garden fountain & bird bath I can get behind…!

Not only is it stylish, but it runs on solar energy.  How great not to have to plug it in.  You can put it anywhere in the garden that gets enough direct sunlight to power the solar cell that sits in the middle.  Read the rest of this entry »

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