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Zen Garden

Use fewer plants for a pared-down Japanese aesthetic.

This entrance features a pagoda-inspired gate, built of reclaimed barnboard and corrugated steel for the roof. A rustic twig lattice fence continues the Asian theme. Pea gravel and bonsai-type trees are reminiscent of an authentic zen garden and require minimal upkeep.

For more curb appeal decorating inspiration, see our photo gallery.

  • Photographer: Donna Griffith
  • Source: House & Home June 2010 issue
  • Products: Pea gravel, stone, Allen's Half-Way Sand Pit.

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