STEP 3 Cover the bottom and the sloping sides of the stream bed with 1/2 inch of crushed pea gravel. The sharp edges of the gravel will keep it from migrating when it rains or when someone walks on it
This was dug below grade, simulating the way water carves rocky terrain. I like the way plants grow in and along the bed, too. The designer is Bill Schnetz of Schnetz Landscape in Escondido.
Dry stream bed. This one looks nice and natural. Good rock size combo and nice curves, width variation and with appropriate boulders and plantings
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These fish are beautiful and would be perfect in either a dry stream bed or a pond. However, if you live in a climate prone to hail, be sure that they are place in a sheltered location to prevent hail damage. ~EBM
A dry creek bed is one of the ways the Missouri Botanical Gardens manages water-runoff properly. SHNS photo
nice How To: Landscaping with Rocks The design of a rock garden and layout of stones is something that each of us must choose according to his taste. So the decision is subjective and ve...
This dry stream bed looks so natural, you'd think it had always been part of the landscape. But it can be created by nearly any DIY-savvy homeowner. Here's how.
DIY Dry Creek Beds • Wonderful Ideas and Tutorials! Including, from 'serenity in the garden', this awesome dry stream bed idea.
Got drought? Make a dry stream bed, says blogger Debra Lee Baldwin, and you've got a beautiful path or garden area to plant with ornamental grasses.