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.

A Beautiful Way to Catch Runoff: How to Build a Dry Stream

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 I wanna do this to my front yard ditch along the road .

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

How to Create a Dry Creek

STEP 3 Cover the bottom and the sloping sides of the stream bed with inch of crushed pea gravel. The sharp edges of the gravel will keep it from migrating when it rains or when someone walks on i (Patio Step Pea Gravel)

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DIY Dry Creek Bed Ideas for your landscape.  Beautiful ways to add a creek to your yard or landscape without adding water.

DIY Dry Creek Bed Designs and Projects

DIY Dry Creek Bed Ideas for your landscape. Beautiful ways to add a creek to your yard or landscape without adding water. Between the 2 large pines & more.

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).

For Mark-Dry Creek Bed. To look natural a creek bed should consist of several different sized rocks inches and bigger), some river rocks inches), and some smaller pebbles inches).

Dry creek bed.  Work in native grasses and perrenials.  This is a perfect balance of stone form and size.  (from The Owner-Builder Network) -

Have been eyeing the spot for this for a few years. Work in native grasses and perrenials. This is a perfect balance of stone form and size. (from The Owner-Builder Network)

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50 Super Easy Dry Creek Landscaping Ideas You Can Make!

Perennials planted in the fall along the dry-creek bed designed are starting to develop. Designed and Installed by Steve Coster and the landscape design team at Northwind Perennial Farm in Burlington, WI.

These fish are beautiful and would be perfect in either a dry stream bed or a pond. However, if you live in  a climate prone to hail, be sure that they are place in a sheltered location to prevent hail damage. ~EBM

In the creek These fish are beautiful and would be perfect in either a dry stream bed or a pond. However, if you live in a climate prone to hail, be sure that they are place in a sheltered location to prevent hail damage.

Great look for my side yard.

Love the random stone walkway with different sized stones. Scapes Unlimited installed the Baxters’ garden, laid the flagstone and placed the dry creek bed. (Photo courtesy of Brad Stangeland)

25 Gorgeous Dry Creek Bed Design Ideas For Your #Garden Lookbook - Style Estate -

25 Gorgeous Dry Creek Bed Design Ideas

DIY Dry Creek Beds • Wonderful Ideas and Tutorials!

DIY Dry Creek Beds

Would make for a nice natural break between the hostas and grass I'll be putting in between the backyard trees DIY Dry Creek Beds

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