A nice front yard or garden is a perfect
addition to any house, it creates a place for family
members to sit outside, enjoy the outdoors and change
their atmosphere completely. Some body may thinks that what is the
importance of front yard, believe it or not it may be
the first stage observation on vastu shastra. If at
east facing house, front yard is having more space
then the inmates will enjoy the good health, name and
If the west facing house is having more space at
front yard, they will face uneasiness on all factors, bad health,
unexpected unwanted things may happen, enemies may raise or the
power of enemies may raise, bad name, insecure feeling, lost of
confidence, financial weakness or crisis etc may happen.
If one south face house is having more space at
front side, then the inmates may face all troubles belongs to
health and financial matters. Mental tortures etc may happen. If
one north facing house is having more open space at front side
then the inmates will enjoy the life with full cash, good health,
new ventures etc. These people will have confidence and these
people thinks good in business sides.
A nice front yard or garden is a perfect
addition to any house, it creates a place for family members to
sit outside, enjoy the outdoors and change their atmosphere
completely. Once you have a place that has an outdoor backyard or
garden you will need to put in some effort into the design of the
garden, it has an amazing affect on your family's health and
well-being. Here we will discuss the creation of harmony in
your garden or backyard and bring peace and happiness within your
According to the science of Vastu, all of the five elements
(earth, water, fire, air and space) aspire and need to be in
harmony. This is true to all living things, including plants, we
all requires that all five elements be balanced. The disproportion
of any one element - quality of the earth, quality of water, wind, sun, or the amount of space it
is planted in - will inhibit its growth. In this way a wise
gardener sets up a balanced environment for his plants to grow
free from disease and stress.
You should remember that each area of your garden is associated
with one of the five elements. The southwest area of your garden
is associated with the earth element and creates a sustaining and
grounding force. In the northeast, water element is at home. This
element will allow your plants to flourish. The fire element in
the southeast supports disease-free plants. The northwest is
related to the air element encouraging cross-pollination.
So now that we discussed the theory, here are few great tips you
can use to bring the five elements into better balance with your
garden and make it a sanctuary that is not only beautiful to look
and wonderful to spend time in, but will actually have an
empowering affect on the health and well-being of you and your
1. Invest in the southwest area of your garden. This should be
done in order to stabilize the force of the earth element. You can
do this with a rock garden, tall trees and even a stone statue.
The water element can be used in the garden by using low plantings
in the northeast that will allow the flow of positive solar
energy. Add a fountain or reflection pool or pond in this area to
reflect this beneficial energy throughout the garden.
3. The southeast side of your garden should be devoted to the fire
element, here you can place a fire pit, the fire pit is a great
way to serve the fire element, and it will also be a delight to
look at, once placed in the right location and setup properly, you
and your family will enjoy a fire pit. Red symbolizes this
direction so plant tulips, geraniums and dahlias here.
4. Use wind chimes to balance the air element in the northwest.
Since blue is the color of this area, plant bluebells,
forget-me-nots and iris to enhance the influences coming from this
A well-designed and tended garden, using the principles discussed
here, consideration to space, earth and fire using a fire pit will
benefit you and all the members of your family for years to come.