California Zen Rock Garden

This Los Angeles rock garden by Warwick Hunt exudes a strong Zen vibe. It's filled with drought-tolerant succulents and includes an attractive water feature backed by an ipe wood screen.

Photo By: Warwick P Hunt

Photo By: Warwick P Hunt

Photo By: Warwick P Hunt

Photo By: Warwick P Hunt

Photo By: Warwick P Hunt

Photo By: Warwick P Hunt

Modern California Backyard with Zen Details

A modern rock garden, rows of succulents and restful geometry create a backyard retreat that's both zen and cozy. An ipe wood screen creates a focal point and draws the eye to a water feature. A shaded corner offers a great spot to relax.

Modern Zen Backyard with Water Feature

A wall of horizontal wood slats turns this restful water feature into a backyard focal point. The garden's modern zen design features succulent plantings set amid smooth stones. A seating area in one corner offers a shaded spot to enjoy the garden's sights and sounds.

Modern, Zen Backyard and Patio in Los Angeles

Modern dining and sitting areas overlook a restful, zen backyard garden at this Southern California home. Horizontal lines in the wood deck, table and garden walls create harmony in the space. An ample shade blocks light in the seating area, enabling guests to linger and relax.

Modern Zen Backyard with Rock Garden

Garden walls of horizontal wood slats provide a screen and create a focal point in this modern, zen-like garden space. Succulent plantings rest amid smooth stones, and a water feature offers soothing sounds.

Modern Backyard with Succulents, Water Feature

A variety of native succulents peek from the rocks of this restful, zen-like garden space. Slatted accent walls draw the eye to the plants and to a calming water feature.

Modern Zen Garden with Water Feature

Large stones serve as restful art in this modern, zen backyard. A classic rock garden features rows of succulents, while subtle lighting accents the wood garden wall and water feature. A shaded seating area rests nearby.