Award-winning landscape designer, Jan Johnsen, explains what a dry stream is, why it’s a good addition to the garden, and how to build one.
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
dry creek bed idea.....works like a charm to catch the water from my gutters and drain when it rains really hard. Looks great, too.
Dry Creek Bed. To look natural a creek bed should consist of several different sized rocks (12 inches and bigger), some river rocks (7-8 inches), and some smaller pebbles (2-3 inches).
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Steve Coster Dry Creek Bed; I like the plants in the creek bed.
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