Succulents -- Plant life connects you to nature and aids in the process of relaxation. Including low maintenance plants, like succulents, in your zen garden helps create feelings of calmness and serenity.
8 Elements To Include When Designing Your Zen Garden // Japanese Rock Garden -- In order to have a properly zen garden, a Japanese rock garden is crucial. Created to emulate the intricacies of nature and to help with mediation in zen temples, rock gardens
Edible stones and zen soil? Figure and ground are terms for positive and negative space. The forms(positive space) exist on top of or within the ground(negative space.) Here the rocks are forms and the sand is the ground.
I really like the cabbage looking plants. Awesome 40 Philosophic Zen Garden Designs : 40 Philosophic Zen Garden Designs With Purple Flower And White Stone And Green Plant With Buddhist Sculpture And Garden Decoration