A colorful plantation and contrast of green and red would make a perfect combo.
Creating a Zen garden - the main elements of the Japanese garden
Every year a group of plant breeders, nurserymen, and garden writers select a top-performing perennial as Perennial of the Year. Here are their picks since 1990; these plants are sure to be winners in your garden, too!
65 Philosophic Zen Garden Designs
7 Practical Ideas To Create A Japanese Garden
Utility Armoire = GENIUS! - These clever homeowners repurposed a $20 yard sale purchase to hide their utility meters/hookups AND gained some attractive storage space in the bargain. (tutorial Shabby Glam blog)
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Creative DIY Rain Chains More
Your imagination is the limit. This tire turned into planter is the perfect example. http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/8zis