50 Diy Dry Creek Landscaping Ideas With Pictures!
Images and ideas for backyard landscaping and do it yourself projects to easily create dry creek and river bed designs that dress up your property.
Dry Stream Beds in the Garden
The desire to get rid of water-thirsty, high-maintenance lawns has led to the rise (no pun intended) of dry creek beds. After all, you have to replace all that garden space with something. Rocks and boulders are fairly inexpensive and create a natural setting. A dry stream bed can add a sense of motion (rushing water) to the garden. Here are a few dry stream beds I admire, and why. The one above looks like something you'd see in the backcountry. Boulders are semi-buried, and amid them grow…
Add a garden area with water loving plants to hide an unattractive area of your yard. This garden hides a culvert located on the corner of the property.
Rain Garden Update
I have been extremely busy the last couple of weeks - work, work, get togethers, landlording, and lots of gardening. In particular, SSB and I have been working on the rain garden. We finally tracked down our contract which was approved two months ago but the DNR guy neglected to give to us. As our neighbor says, "Never trust the government." What exactly is a rain garden? The idea of a rain garden is to make a place for the water that falls on your property to collect and be used up by…