What makes Japanese gardens stand out is their focus on the natural elements. You’ll hardly find decors made of artificial materials in these gardens. Mostly, they use stones, gravel, and water along with plants and flowers to beautify the space. This is done to recreate the natural beauty of the environment.
Large stones can be found in Japanese gardens as representation of hills and mountains, and for creating pathways and bridges. Pebbles, meanwhile, are used in creating borders for streams and ponds. As for the water features, many Japanese gardens have waterfalls, streams, fountains and ponds.
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