Color is a great way to emphasize various feng shui rhythms in your
garden. In feng shui, color is used according to the five elements theory,
and you can bring healing harmony and joy to your garden by choosing
colors that emphasize specific energies, such as, for example, the Fire
energy in the South with red
flower colors, or Earth energy
in the Southwest with light yellow color.
creating your feng shui garden and bring items, colors and nature elements
that bring you pleasure to look at. The more joyful energy you put into
your garden, the more joyful and healing energy the garden will reflect
back to you.
mark off your garden (or balcony full of pots) as a square (or as close to
a square as you can get it) and determine the directions -- north, south,
east and west. Then use the rough guideline below, taking into account
your climate and seasons to know what to plant where to bring you health,
wealth, peace, guidance, happiness and protection.
Southern corner of your garden governs recognition and fame.
This corner also represents the Fire element so it is a good area to string up lights, put the barbeque or have a little hearth for fire.
Southwestern corner governs marriage prospects and marital happiness.
area represents Big
so it is a good place to put a stone statue or a
large rock or boulder.
Western corner governs children and fertility.
area is known as Small
and would benefit from some wind chimes or small silvery objects that
catch the sun.
Northwestern corner governs helpful people or mentors.
corner is called Big
so it is a good place to put table and chairs to invite the help into your
North corner governs career prospects.
so it is the ideal place to put a fountain or pool. Add fish to it and
double your luck.
Northeast corner governs education and wisdom.
area is Small
so it is good for a rock garden, a small
altar or a birdbath.
East governs family relationships and health.
area is called Big
which is why it
is good to have at least one big tree there or a tree house.
The Southeast governs wealth and prosperity and should be as green and lush as possible.
This area is known as Small Wood and would be augmented by windmills, a swing or another structure made of wood (preferably one that moves to circulate energy.)
the Feng Shui bagua for your garden planning creates an outdoor space in
harmony with nature where you can relax and enjoy the beneficial flow of
energy you've helped to create.
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