There are four essential elements (rocks, water, plants, and ornament) and five garden design principles (asymmetry, enclosure, borrowed scenery, balance, and symbolism) in a Japanese garden. Here’s how these elements and garden design principles work together. Asymmetry – All Japanese gardens have asymmetrical garden design. Why? Because there are no straight lines or geometric shapes in natural landscapes, only curves.
Balance - These principles will work together to create