The standing stone is actually a piece of petrified wood. Chosen for its shape and stature, it was placed at a tight, sloping turn on the path to suggest the obstacles encountered in life.
The atmosphere of the garden is reinforced by a subtle separation from the rest of the property.The slope and a grouping of 'Green Gem' boxwoods offer solitude.
Hand-selected glacial boulders provide informal steps to the top of the mound.The firmly packed moss, laid on raised berms of soil, makes a beautifully molded floorscape.
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