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Make a Zen garden by choosing a site, placing large rocks, planting plants, and adding sand or gravel. Add any extra elements such as lamps, fountains, statues, paths or ponds. More »

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Some rock garden design ideas include stone walls, flagstone waterfalls and Zen gardens, as noted on the Better Homes and Gardens, Sunset.com and HGTVGardens.com websites. Before constructing a rock garden, homeowners sh... More »

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To design a garden, keep in mind the style and shape of your house or yard as well as your location's growing zone and the colors in the area. First, set a budget, and then research the details of your area and various p... More »

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River rocks, lava rocks, pea gravel, sonoma gold and crushed limestone can all function as decorations in a garden. Some types of rock are better suited to certain purposes than others. More »

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The kind of stones and rocks that are used in landscaping include decomposed granite, pea gravel, river rock, crushed granite gravel, lava rock and flagstones. Each of these landscaping options offers a different aesthet... More »

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Use river rocks and smooth boulders along with natural materials such as gravel and tall ornamental grasses in dry creek landscapes. Recommended non-natural materials in dry creek landscapes include landscaping fabric to... More »

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A few inexpensive landscaping ideas include creating a meandering garden path using gravel or crushed rock, sprucing up a patio slab with a concrete stain or treatment, and using inexpensive shrubbery to define spaces. C... More »

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