Fantastic use of landscaping to suggest a broader picture of nature than might otherwise be immediately available – the gardens at Kannon-in: Tottori, Japan: photo by Ojisanjake.

Neat texture created in this rock garden. hiroki takada: smilegarden:japan *I LOVE JAPANESE GARDENS! It's so amazing how small container of water and different stones/rocks can make a tiny space into a beautiful, relaxing garden.

Architecture:Library House Bangalore Floor Ceramic Tile Rectangle Stone Ceramic Tile Flooring Small Pebbles Swing Wall Lamp Ceiling Outdoor Plants Wall Imposing Library House Architecture in India Evoking Bangalore’s Colonial Past by Khosla Associates

Water feature

A simple mirror-polished stainless steel water wall. A self contained water feature with surface tank and a hidden stainless steel reservoir.

The Answer. Thanks AK Stone, gravel and moss for the entrance to a Japanese style home in Maine. Designed by Patrick Chasse, LA

7 Different Ways to Design a Simple Garden Walkway

SIDE YARD - pathway, border, and grass. (Permeable hardscaping retains moisture and helps reduce the need for watering. Courtesy of Tahvory Bunting / Denver Image Photography.