Installing a dry creek bed in your garden and yard can not only help with drainage issues but it adds a perfectly beautiful dramatic flare with little to no maintenance.

Installing a dry creek bed in your garden and yard can not only help with drainage issues but it adds a perfectly beautiful dramatic flare with little to no maintenance.

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

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 idea.....works like a charm to catch the water from my gutters and drain when it rains really hard. Looks great, too.

A Dry Creek Bed, for beauty and drainage; 8 tips for creating & building a dry creek bed; DIY Dry Creek Bed

A Dry Creek Bed, for beauty and drainage; 8 tips for creating & building a dry creek bed; DIY Dry Creek Bed

Steve Coster Dry Creek Bed; I like the plants in the creek bed.

Steve Coster Dry Creek Bed; I like the plants in the creek bed.

Did you know that dry creek bed gardens can fix a wide variety of gardening issues?

Did you know that dry creek bed gardens can fix a wide variety of gardening issues?

Create a dry creek bed water feature in your back yard.  Rustic landscape by Pacifica Landscape Works Inc. #garden #diy

Create a dry creek bed water feature in your back yard. Rustic landscape by Pacifica Landscape Works Inc. #garden #diy

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