Historically, many gardens in China were created by powerful but overworked administrators who sought a place for quiet reflection away from the demands and intrigue of the court.
I propose, as a legal obligation, for our political and military leaders to create a personal garden , like a Presidential Library, only at the beginning of their term not the end. A little harmony and order would not go amiss.
In the Chinese lunar calendar the year of the Rooster has just begun. To invite good fortune into your garden you might chose the three lucky flowers associated with the year.