path around its centre is constructed of paving bricks, while the other paths
are laid with various materials, such as sand, cobblestones, bark mulch and wood-block
paving. The borders are made up of stones.
All of the open entrance and
exit gates to the Earth Garden are framed by two lime trees.
In each of
the four corners there is a seating area lying at a lower level, sheltered from
view by climbers
growing over pergolas and
berry bushes. Grassy banks invite the visitors to take a rest in these niches.
central bed is planted with fragrant perennials and herbs. In the other beds grow
aromatic and medicinal herbs, as well as blooming perennials in late summer.
borders of the beds towards the seating areas are lined with currant, gooseberry,
blueberry and raspberry bushes. The pergolas are overgrown with vines and hop.