Courtyard garden is typically smaller spaces characterized by having more hard surfaces such as stones, walkways and walls than soft elements such as a lush garden. There are just a few style of courtyard garden. One example is Japanese courtyard garden style. Japanese courtyard garden is perfect for the tiny spaces that limit access to nature. The entry or the niche in the back of an apartment or townhouse requires real strategy in order to add something green to an increasingly concrete world. In Japan, the courtyard garden evolved from the effort to beautify the spaces between the homes of thriving 15th-century merchants and the storage areas that often ringed their residences. Japanese courtyard gardens have only a few features but to be simple is the key here. The purpose of having little features is to promote serenity and peace when you walk into the area. It does not aim to cause confusion and thus, a small water feature. a miniature tree and a few plants will be enough for Japanese courtyard garden.