A moon gate and canted retaining wall are fashioned from Cor-Ten in this garden by Davis Dalbok of Living Green and Tim O'Shea of Greenworks Gardens. Cor-Ten, a variant of steel, is becoming increasingly popular in residential landscape design.

A large ring gate made from Cor-Ten steel provides an eye-popping entrance to this San Francisco garden, created by Greenworks Design.

Bonney Lassie: NPA Tour of Gardens on Vashon -- Part Two

Using a Metal Hoop to create a vista and add structure to a Garden is a double success for Garden Design! Free standing moon gate Bonney Lassie: NPA Garden Tour on Vashon -- Part 2

Visitors enter the garden along a shady gravel path, stepping through a moon gate

How does her garden grow? Behind ribbons of rusted steel. Visitors enter the garden along a shady gravel path, stepping through a moon gate designed and installed by Terry Welch. “It’s not just a garden,” concludes Reed.

Denver Botanic Gardens in January. Note the pebble pathway. whatgives365.wordpress.com

The moon gate frames the pagoda style pavilion and the "good karma" boulder. Masons hand chiseled each stone on site and set the stone against a wooden arched form which was later removed. By McHale Landscape Design, Upper Marlboro, MD.

Bohemian Pages: DIY Friday- Moon Gate....

Love this!Mortar and stone, vine covered passage opening - perfect for the garden, for my "someday" list.

Lingering Garden Moon Gate, Suzhou China

Lingering Garden Moon Gate, Suzhou China (where I had my first 'date' with my now husband!

Stone moondoor

Stone moondoor

i'd like to do an entrance to our backyard in a similar manner. You won’t find any locks on these beautifully mystical moon doors (otherwise known as moon gates), a traditional design element of Chinese gardens.

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