Design a Rock Haven - winding path along side of house?

Design a Rock Haven

as a walk through the east ditch areaDesign a Rock Haven - winding path along side of house?

Front Yard Rock Garden. Even if you dont have a naturally rocky site, you can easily create one. In this front yard, a stone wall offers an ideal foundation and border for a variety of low-growing alpine classics, including Aubrieta Royal Blue, Phlox subulata, and Potentilla. Gypsophila franzii and Dianthus Tiny Rubies fill crevices between stones and help to integrate the stone wall with the rest of the terrace garden

a stone wall offers an ideal foundation and border for a variety of low-growing alpine classics, including Aubrieta 'Royal Blue', Phlox subu.

“Love the gentle curve of the rocks with shady plants.”

would need some kind of edging to keep them in place, but perfect for under gutter outlets on side yard. The smooth gray rocks do a wonderful job of providing good drainage and also add movement against a solid wall by creating flow reminiscent of water.

dry creek / spill effect … trying to figure out the shiny blue rocks – are they aquarium rocks?

another pinner wrote: dry creek / spill effect … trying to figure out the shiny blue rocks – are they aquarium rocks?

Blue lithodora, a great  garden plant Литодора очень любит солнце, К почвам не требовательно, хотя предпочитает плодородные супесчаные почвы с  умеренной влажностью. Большой плюс литодоры – высокая морозоустойчивость. Семена высаживают летом, чтобы к следующей весне получить готовую для посадки рассаду. Рассаду литодоры высаживают весной, соблюдая расстояние между растениями примерно 25-40 см.

I have these, but love the mixture with boulders.Blue lithodora - They are low-growing, evergreen shrubs and subshrubs, producing blue or white The Greek lithodora literally means "stone gift", referring to their preferred rocky habitats.

Colorful Planting Partners:   When designing your rock garden, think of the space as a series of eye-catching vignettes that paint the overall landscape. Here, the orange blooms of Eriogonum umbellatum stand out against the gray-green foliage and pink blooms of Mojave sage (Salvia pachyphylla). Both plants are drought-tolerant and thrive with little maintenance.

Rock Garden Design Ideas

Colorful Planting Partners-Here, the orange blooms of Eriogonum umbellatum stand out against the gray-green foliage and pink blooms of Mojave sage (Salvia pachyphylla). Both plants are drought-tolerant and thrive with little maintenance.

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