Good example of large water feature in an alpine setting done well.   Stones and boulders should be of the same rock type/color and weathering, and be planted in such a way as to suggest they are the weathered portion of a massive formation just below. This is especially true with water features, since rock is always exposed by the erosion of water courses.

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Good example of large water feature in an alpine setting done well. Stones and boulders should be of the same rock type/color and weathering, and be planted in such a way as to suggest they are the weathered portion of a massive formation just below. This is especially true with water features, since rock is always exposed by the erosion of water courses.

The relatively large stones used in this waterfall give a natural look. This could be softened with the addition of smaller pieces or pebbles amongst the crevices, edges and joints.

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The relatively large stones used in this waterfall give a natural look. This could be softened with the addition of smaller pieces or pebbles amongst the crevices, edges and joints.

Water feature in the 'Hae-woo-so (Emptying One's Mind)' garden - Best Artisan Garden, RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2011 - © Pernilla Bergdahl/GAP Photos

Water feature in the 'Hae-woo-so (Emptying One's Mind)' garden - Best Artisan Garden, RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2011 - © Pernilla Bergdahl/GAP Photos

Sunken Trampoline - safer for children... and looks pretty cool too!

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pond & waterfall  stones seem a little too big for an average homeowner to achieve

pond & waterfall stones seem a little too big for an average homeowner to achieve

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