The Zen Garden for Beginners: A Guide to Cultivating a Peaceful Space of Any Size (Paperback)
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Create an outdoor haven of peace and tranquility with this beloved Japanese tradition
Whether it's on a small balcony or in your backyard, a Zen garden can beautify your outdoor space and be a deeply meditative practice. Even if you have no experience with Zen or Zen gardening, this book will teach you everything you need to plan, build, maintain, and enjoy a garden of your own. There's no need for special equipment--Zen gardens are created with natural elements like gravel, rocks, stones, and greenery, making them perfect for the beginner and the minimalist alike.
- A holistic approach to Zen--Get an introduction to the background, philosophy, and aesthetic principles of Zen gardening, and find peaceful meditative practices to do in your own space.
- Zen gardening for everyone--Explore a variety of garden designs, both traditional and contemporary, that accommodate a multitude of budgets, space constraints, and garden sizes.
- Instructional illustrations--Discover insightful diagrams that show you how to execute different Zen gardening designs.
Retreat to your own tranquil Japanese rock garden with The Zen Garden for Beginners.