Create a beautiful and low maintenance garden incorporating river rock; landscaping with a dry stream and using river rock to accent your garden. - Gardening Now
Landscaping with River Rock & Dry River Rock Garden Ideas – The Happy Housie
Another landscape look for places where we don't want grass. I usually like rock much more than mulch. I do love the rive rock look here.
Landscaping rock creates a low-maintenance ground cover that stays put, unlike lightweight mulch, which can blow away. The rock helps smother unwanted plant growth, but some stubborn weeds find a way .
I like this idea of creating a lush desert landscape area of my yard, and maybe creating a concrete patio on the rest instead of this wood one.
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