Enhance an Asian Feel Add to Asian style with a simple arbor. Look for an arbor with clean, simple lines and a natural color. Don't make it too dramatic -- in Asian style, the simpler is usually better.
Dappled Light Leaves and branches cast soft shadows and dappled sunlight on the grasses, topiary, and stone pathway of this Asian garden.
Elements of a Japanese Garden
Shaded sections of the Japanese garden rely on subtle color contrast and bold textural differences to create interest. Here chartreuse and green hostas surround the base of a tree while variegated hakone grass softens the edge of the bed.
asian inspired garden design | Bamboo trees along the garden wall create a feeling of privacy
Trendy Small Zen Japanese Garden on Garden Decor
this is a steep slope and i would love to be able to emulate some of this on some of our steeper, un-walkable slope!