River Bed Idea - this post has a video showcasing a gorgeous home! There are a lot of landscaping ideas on it!!!
A rock maintenance strip around the house ... catches splashes, keeps siding clean and minimizes pests. Put your foundation plantings in front of the strip... so what I NEED to do!!!!
Dark rock gives the illusion of water.
Use stones under downspouts
Custom Splash Block - this is a great way to keep the run-off from washing away around the downspouts!
a dry stream as both edging & drainage solution
When building a retaining wall, lay perforated drainage tubing at the base of the wall slightly above ground level so runoff can drain out without undermining your wall