Why do we find the sound of running water soothing, a bouquet of
flowers uplifting or a large tree captivating? Our ancient ancestors
knew that a running stream signaled clean water, flowers heralded fruit
and large trees provided a strategic advantage. Together, these and
other landscape elements indicated a safe, nurturing habitat.
still prefer landscapes that offer a healthy environment and support a
feeling of deep psychological and physiological well-being. A modern
restorative garden draws from these life-supporting surroundings to
bring a sense of calm to public spaces and private residences. Find
inspiration to instill peace and serenity in your world from these
examples of healing gardens.