Sand garden is an aesthetic art that based from natural appearance. The form of this art is viewed as landscape miniature. The whole Japanese sand garden design contains the idea of mini world. You can place all of the elements here. Your ability to arrange it decides the greatness of its appearance. Sand garden purpose and appearance has been altered based on new ideas and people capability in gardening.
Sand garden is also known as Zen garden. Zen garden have more universal term of material used. You can make your landscape from rocks in any size. The typical form of art in this garden is the pattern that formed on the landscape. Landscape pattern that made of small rocks is much better than sand since it is more resistant to wind.
Where the garden comes from, people didn’t have too much problem with the weather. Sand garden is safely protected in their house. It have roof above it and have four walls to secure it. Kids don’t play here. People place this garden inside their house and enjoy it every time they have tea. The Japanese sand garden design depends on how people want it or it may be based on the requirement to complete the house elements.
The sand is used as the whole landscape here. You can make it looks like rocky desert or another type of landscape. You can also place small pond on the garden. Trees are common to be part of this garden but not grass. You can add any colors you want on it. Try to find various sizes of stone to be placed on the landscape. Plan your appearance carefully.
You can start your design by panning the place of each garden element. You may don’t need papers for it. You can do it directly to your space with chalk. You may have to sketch your Japanese sand garden design if you don’t have the ability to imagine the appearance. Having it sketched is go idea so you can set yourself on one imagination and bring it to reality.
The sand appearance is created by raking the sand surface carefully to form some waves on it. You can design your own pattern or make it simple. It is much better if the pattern doesn’t looks like anything. Such form will make your Japanese sand garden design please the eye without forcing you to think about it. The appearance will calm your head and make you relax.