Make the most of over 3000 years of gardening tradition by creating an oriental-style garden. Originally designed as a place for intellectual contemplation and meditation, they are an ideal sanctuary from the pressures of modern living. Japanese gardens are made up of scaled-down features that symbolise important natural elements, such as water, mountains and forest – all complemented by restrained planting using simple shapes.

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