Enrich Your Yard with the Aid of Feng Shui

Integrating feng shui design into your yard will help spread its energy into your home and your life.

When adding feng shui design into your yard, even a very small area works. It is fabulous to have a huge space to work with, but do not worry if the area is small since you can always introduce feng shui design. y98392_close_2__60062.jpg

The same tools you employ to incorporate feng shui design into your home can be used in the garden. Your yard's bagua, or energy map, is an off-shoot of your home’s bagua, so it is important to figure out your home’s first.

It is also essential to know the five elements in the theory of feng shui and how best to use each one to maximize its energy.

Feng shui design calls for the Earth element, for example, to be integrated into the northeastern corner of your garden, as that area connects to self-cultivation and personal improvement energy. Since rocks symbolize the Earth element in feng shui, you might consider putting some into a peaceful Zen garden in the northeast corner of your yard.

Southeast (money and abundance), East (health & family), and North (career & path in life) are feng shui areas perfect for a water element.

A Real Roman Wonder: The Santa Maria Fountain in Cosmedin

Archaeologists and restorers on the lookout for pagan and Christian antiquities in Rome have come upon a treasure trove of them in the area of the Santa Maria in Cosmedin. The well-known marble sculpture known as the Bocca della Verità (Mouth of Truth) is located in the portico of the basilica nearby. When the Santa Maria in Cosmedin water fountain was constructed in 1719, it was off the beaten track and mostly unknown as a result. For the most part, visitors stayed away from the area because it was a bleak and neglected part of the city. It was a this time that Pope Clement XI mandated the Italian architect Carlo Bizzaccheri to put up a fountain to renovate the square outside the church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin. Work on the church's foundation started on on August 11, 1717. The consecration of the first rock to be placed in the foundation was followed by medals being thrown in bearing the images of the Blessed Virgin, for whom the church is named, and St. John the Baptist, the patron saint of water.

Suggestions for Your Perfect Retreat Inside or Out

To attain the greatest sense of tranquility and harmony, be sure to add a feng shui fountain. Adding a garden or home waterfall is an easy way to make this happen. They are the ideal addition to your home. So that you can enjoy your outdoor fountain from inside as well, select a good spot for it.

The most gorgeous water fountains include flowers and plants. Plants and flowers that blossom in different seasons make the ideal accompaniment. In addition, consider incorporating other elements such as an outdoor fireplace, art, or interesting rocks.


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