Using natural stones in garden designs.
Choosing the right plants is one of the most important parts of a successful garden design. But natural stone, readily available in nature or for sale in some garden centers and quarry yards, are an inexpensive way to add a lot of impact and character to your garden.
River washed stone can be used in your design to create accents, highlight transitional areas, or even section off your garden. Aside from being aesthetically pleasing, natural stone can also be functional. You can use it along the edges of driveway and entranceway flower beds to contain mulch and soil. A downspout poring into your garden can cause havoc with your garden soil and plants. A simple and aesthetically pleasing solution is to use larger river washed stone (3 to
Accent boulders can also add character to your garden, but avoid a common mistake: whether your boulder is