Each Japanese garden ornament has a meaningful purpose for its usage in the garden.
Although we do not use it in the daily life any more, still they are placed proper places.
- Stone lanterns
Typical ornaments in Japanese style garden.
Lanterns lights around stone basins, footpaths. They illminate pond or stream, too.
- Water basin
Water basin is the place to purify.
Even an arrangement of stones around a water basin has a meaningful purpose.
In English, I think it translates as dear scarer. But I am not sure if the other countries have dear scarer.
More functional elements
- Bamboo fences
There are many type of bamboo fences. Some of them are screen, some of them are only for indication that not to go over.