Succulents rest amid smooth stones and concrete pavers form neat lines in this modern, zen backyard garden. Wood slats form both a deck and an accent wall, continuing the space's clean, modern aesthetic.
Garden walls of horizontal wood slats provide a screen and create a focal point in this modern, zen-like garden space. Succulent plantings rest amid smooth stones, and a water feature offers soothing sounds.
This welcoming Zen garden draws the eye by placing statues, stones and a prayer bell in a gracefully meandering path. Foliage, like the miniature Japanese maples, provide a backdrop for the focal points.
Modern dining and sitting areas overlook a restful, zen backyard garden at this Southern California home. Horizontal lines in the wood deck, table and garden walls create harmony in the space. An ample shade blocks light in the seating area, enabling guests to linger and relax.
Square pavers, wood slats and a swath of green combine in this zen-like garden space. A rock garden features low-maintenance succulents for a backyard that's meant for enjoyment, not laborious lawn care.
Natural boulders and rocks were worked into the design of this Asian-inspired front yard. Ornamental grasses, pieris Japonica, loropetalum and other low-maintenace plants fit with the garden's Zen feel while being easy to care for so the homeowners can maintain the garden's simple appeal.
A wall of horizontal wood slats turns this restful water feature into a backyard focal point. The garden's modern zen design features succulent plantings set amid smooth stones. A seating area in one corner offers a shaded spot to enjoy the garden's sights and sounds.
A modern rock garden, rows of succulents and restful geometry create a backyard retreat that's both zen and cozy. An ipe wood screen creates a focal point and draws the eye to a water feature. A shaded corner offers a great spot to relax.
Beds of drought tolerant shrubs and ornamental grasses, sand finished concrete pavers, statuary, a raised deck for lounging and other features bring a zen garden feel to this private pool and patio area.
To keep the pool separate fro the walkway to the Zen Garden, designers added a simple, modern fence that runs halfway around the pool. The fence helps keep the space safe for kids, but doesn't obstruct the beautiful view from the pool.
The strong architectural forms of this lakeside modern are the backdrop for several new outdoor spaces, such as a Zen garden, swimming pool, and entry courtyard that all compliment the house by using like materials and extending the forms into the landscape.
The entrance of this home is reminiscent of a the gates surrounding an ancient dynasty. Strong and elegant, the gates of this home certainly set a tone of grandeur. Included in this beautiful view is a piece of custom designed cast glass. It is visible from the Zen Garden on the other side and glows in the sunlight, furthering the grand feeling of this home.