Gardening is increasingly becoming a luxury for the younger generation. As more people move to small apartments in the city, having a plot of land to cultivate and play around with isn't really an option. However, as these Japanese landscapers prove, with a little creativity and imagination anything is possible!

The annual Kei Truck Garden Contest, held by the Japan Federation of Landscape Contractors, brings gardens to the people. Kei Trucks are tiny flatbed trucks that are commonly used in the construction and landscaping industries in Japan. Every year, landscapers from across the country bring their trusty vehicles together and set to work creating amazing and whimsical little gardens in the cargo hold, to see who can take the title of best mobile landscaper.

These little slices of mobile natural beauty incorporate many different forms of design, from the tradiotional Japanese garden to more modern elements, using lighting and even water features to create unbelieveably intricate scenes in a tiny, and totally unexpected space.

So perhaps if you would like a garden but didn't think you had the space, you could take inspiration from these guys and create yourself a pop-up garden. Scroll down to check the landscapers work out for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!

#1 Fresh Garden With Bench To Have A Cup Of Coffee

Fresh Garden With Bench To Have A Cup Of Coffee

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Coco! 6 months ago

I need to go to Japan. Clearly they have a lot of freetime.

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#2 Bamboo Water Well

Bamboo Water Well

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Nini Meow 6 months ago

Another beautiful ecosystem...

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#3 Refreshing Garden With Cascade Waterfall

Refreshing Garden With Cascade Waterfall

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Coco! 6 months ago

It would get all the votes if they put koi fish in there.

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#4 Green Café

Green Café

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Patti Brock 6 months ago

I love this one!

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#5 Red Leaf Brocade, Composed With Tradicional Shoji Paper Door

Red Leaf Brocade, Composed With Tradicional Shoji Paper Door

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Lynn Daley 6 months ago

Add a hanging basket seat and I'm there!

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#6 Traditional Japanese Garden With Bonsai Tree

Traditional Japanese Garden With Bonsai Tree

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Louise Brigance 6 months ago

OMG..how old is that tree?

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#7 Autumn Falls

Autumn Falls

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Kelly Horrigan 6 months ago

i want to shrink and go hiking in here!

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#8 Japanese Mini Truck Garden

Japanese Mini Truck Garden

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Cesi Baca 6 months ago

Favorite!!

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#9 Landscape With Coffee Table

Landscape With Coffee Table

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Coco! 6 months ago

I don't see the truck. Wait nevermind.

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#10 Stunning Romantic Mood Garden

Stunning Romantic Mood Garden

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Phoebe Bean 6 months ago

Not bad!