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.
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.
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.