Six on Saturday | Japanese Garden

A Japanese garden is created differently to western gardens, which rely mainly on flowers and visual appeal. These are rather more natural in style and modelled with spiritual and philosophical ideas in mind. Buildings and objects are usually positioned at an angle and paths wind around the garden so not all of the space can…

Seeking a Zen Garden

Near Newquay airport, in the tiny picturesque village of St Mawgan, is a lovely Japanese garden and former nursery.  It was built as a meditative garden and is a place of tranquillity and gentle wonder where you can relax and enjoy the peace. Pathways wander through the shade and dappled sunlight and colourful maples catch the…