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19 Asian-inspired gardens to give you ideas

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There are so many phenomenal garden styles to choose from, but one in particular is grabbing our attention right now—and that's Asian! 

Ask any professional gardener and they'll tell you that the zen styling that is most commonly associated with Asian gardens makes for a beautiful and relaxing outdoor space that will leave you feeling refreshed, revived and really enjoying your own slice of heaven. 

But what are the motifs that make for a truly stunning Asian-inspired garden? We're going to answer that question right now, so come with us and enjoy these fabulous spaces!

1. Check out these beautifully sculpted trees!

 Garden by japan-garten-kultur
japan-garten-kultur

Gartengestaltung unter Anwendung der japanischen Gartenkunst

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2. Swirling gravel is exceptionally pretty.

 Garden by japan-garten-kultur
japan-garten-kultur

Gartengestaltung unter Anwendung der japanischen Gartenkunst

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3. Flowing water features are so relaxing.

 Garden by japan-garten-kultur
japan-garten-kultur

Gartengestaltung unter Anwendung der japanischen Gartenkunst

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4. Bright white gravel is key!

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japan-garten-kultur

Gartengestaltung unter Anwendung der japanischen Gartenkunst

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5. Keep it natural, with rock installations.

 Garden by japan-garten-kultur
japan-garten-kultur

Gartengestaltung unter Anwendung der japanischen Gartenkunst

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6. Don't forget to add plenty of wood!

 Garden by japan-garten-kultur
japan-garten-kultur

Gartengestaltung unter Anwendung der japanischen Gartenkunst

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7. Bamboo always looks incredible.

 Garden by japan-garten-kultur
japan-garten-kultur

Gartengestaltung unter Anwendung der japanischen Gartenkunst

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8. Ponds should have some specialist flora and fauna!

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japan-garten-kultur

Gartengestaltung unter Anwendung der japanischen Gartenkunst

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9. A small bamboo water feature captures two motifs in one!

 Garden by japan-garten-kultur
japan-garten-kultur

Wasser im Garten, Tsukubai

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10. Spiritual sculptures will realign the space.

11. Vibrant blooms add all the colour you need.

 Garden by dirlenbach - garten mit stil
dirlenbach—garten mit stil

Buddha-Skulptur zwischen blühenden Rhododendren

dirlenbach - garten mit stil

13. Colour and water together? WOW!

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Buseck Architekten

Brunnen im Eingangsbereich

Buseck Architekten

14. A pagoda offers gorgeous all-weather protection.

 Garden by Klaus Geyer Elektrotechnik
Klaus Geyer Elektrotechnik

Asiatischer Flair im Garten

Klaus Geyer Elektrotechnik

15. Black and red are key hues!

16. Imagine how relaxing it would be to maintain this shingle formation!

17. Add some nighttime potential too with piquant lighting.

18. Everything should have a contrast, like this green against the white shingle.

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japan-garten-kultur

Wasser im Garten, Tsukubai im Moosgarten von Zenkloster Liebernau

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19. Mosaic tile motifs are great for courtyards.

If you think you could really get on board with the Asian garden aesthetic, take a look at this Ideabook next: Creating your own Japanese garden.

Are you keen to add a few of these motifs to your garden now?
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