Sunset Mix gravel with rocks of varying sizes to add interest in large areas. This technique also solved a drainage problem. The gravel path, edged on the right with 'Libelle' hydrangea and a bank of maidenhair ferns, straddles a cluster of large, flat stones that creates a bridge over a seasonal runoff channel. Water runs through a pipe hidden beneath the channel's river rocks to a catchment pond at the far end.
Lovely terraced staircase Hefty granite boulders help anchor the hillside, and lined up along the terraced staircase, they form the perfect spot for displaying plants. The weeping orange sedge repeated on the left helps to soften the scene.
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