12 Ways to Find Peace With Your Own Zen Garden

Your home is your sanctuary and, sometimes, it can be difficult to find peace in our busy and chaotic lives. A zen garden is an easy way to refocus and to help bring out your inner peace as an easy DIY project. A Zen garden can be created in almost any room of the house and incorporates ancient Chinese methods for focusing on chakras and balancing chi to create peace and harmony. This guide will show you how to find your peace with a zen garden.

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What is a Zen Garden?

A Zen garden can be created outside and is a miniature stylized garden taking inspiration from the Far East to promote relaxation and peace. The idea is to create a

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Where Should I Put My Zen Garden?

The great thing about creating a Zen garden is that you can choose almost anything to go in it. The general idea is, to begin with, some kind of plant and texture such as

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Sand Based Zen Garden

This sand based zen garden takes the very basics of the idea but can be an aesthetically pleasing display piece for a room. While there are no plants featured, the rocks

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Small Outdoor Zen Garden

Where you place your zen garden depends on where you live. Indeed, some zen gardens can work well outside if you spend a lot of time out there and the weather is

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Zen Garden Water Feature

If you do have an external zen garden, a water feature could provide the perfect accompaniment to peaceful meditation and relaxation time. As Birdz of a Feather shows us,

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Bonsai as a Zen Garden Feature

Some zen gardens also feature traditional bonsai plants in them. The act of gently caring for a bonsai has been known to promote inner peace and relaxation. To create a

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Desktop Zen Garden

The best thing about having a Zen garden is the ability to create one almost anywhere. As Hometalker Cyndi Neumann shows us with her zen garden, she has grown it in an

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Zen Garden Patio Table

However, you are able to incorporate your zen garden into your home or garden can bring about relaxation. Hometalker Carole has transformed a tub into a sand zen garden

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Growing Zen Garden

Zen gardens can come in all shapes and sizes. This zen garden focuses on the principle of a vertical growing planter. Pruning the plants growing from the sides of the

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Creating Ornaments for the Zen Garden

Ornaments for your zen garden are also open to interpretation. One way is to use rocks, which have the ability to earth a space and bring stability, which is essential

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Buddha Zen Garden

Buddha is a great feature for a zen garden and can really help inspire relaxation and peace due to the connotations the statue promotes. Simply create your zen garden and

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Zen Gardens are Simple!

Creating a zen garden is extremely simple, yet can look very effective as a piece in your home, as well as promoting inner peace and tranquility through its zen

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