Building a rock garden Japanese style requires creating a mystery of slow disclosure of landscaping rocks. The arrangement of stones in Japanese garden should allow to see only even number of them from one point. One of the landscaping rocks should be creatively hidden. The viewer can move around, exploring Japanese rock garden, but should not be able to see all landscaping rocks at the same time. This is the rule of building a rock garden and creating perfect Japanese rock garden design.
Japanese Rock Gardens, Landscaping Ideas, Oriental Garden
Karesansui has carved for itself a niche in Japanese history. This garden style began during the Heian period (784-1185). The first records of Japanese rock gardens were written in the ancient manuscript the Sakuteiki, also known as “Records of Garden Keeping,” and were inspired by Chinese gardens of the Song Dynasty (960-1279). - See more at: http://www.kcpwindowonjapan.com/2012/07/karesansui/#sthash.n01gjG9j.dpuf