This balanced garden has a natural and asymmetric pond. Ponds are common in Japanese gardens. These ponds often have koi fish in them. These fish can bring even more wonderful color and life to your space. - Gardening Take
This is such a cool pathway with the circles and the pool with stones in the bottom! I really love the way the circle pieces of the pathway extend past the edge and go over the pool. I like that it isn't a harsh edge, that they kinds of mesh together.
Modern Rill - rills help reduce flooding and pooling of water similar to swales, but they they can natrally happen anywhere, regardless of recesses in the land. Putting in a man made rill greatly helps keep land from getting soggy.