Japanese gardens are well known for its exotic trees and plants, carefully maintained. In some temples of Kyoto, impressive zen gardens can also be visited, that are also representative of the way japaneses consider their gardens. The colors, the flowers, and the respect given to the gardens, make from these spaces a very peaceful areas.
Yet, during the cherry blossom, gardens change their face and metamorphose into a very different aspect. White trees and white petals in green moss gives high contrasts to gardens that are moving from spring to summer.