Elegant, graceful, and refined,that's how you should design your Japanese garden! Careful planning and watchful eyes are needed as you tend your garden. Only by skillfully placing stones, bushes, trees, ponds and pagodas on multiple levels can a player become the best garden designer of the season. Think you've got it figured out? Try one of the five included expansions! Contents: 4 garden game boards, 24 wooden lanterns, 8 wooden scoring stones, 1 score board, 96 garden tiles, 6 5th layer bonus tiles, 1 bonsai tree (2 pieces), 1 building round marker, 1 info card, 5 expansion tiles for experienced players, 16 Zen tiles, 4 frog markers, 1 rulebook. Short game instructions: 1. During game setup, each player receives a game board, 6 lanterns, and a scoring stone to take their points with. 2. Players will take turns over multiple building phases. 3. On your turn, select a garden tile and place it on your game board. The object on the garden tile must be in the correct row, and the associated lantern field must be empty. Place a lantern on this lantern field. 4. As the game progresses, you can also build upwards, placing garden tiles on top of other garden tiles. 5. Receive points during the game for your placed garden tiles, scoring more points the higher the layer, with a bonus for the fifth layer. At the end of the game players receive extra points for having the most objects in their gardens. The highest score wins!