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Ceramics arts
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functional and decorative ceramics arts useful for seat and play
purchase rocks with painted designs or create your own.
Funky custom ceramics that look like rocks
Art boulders. A huge rock (or three or four) can
8. Art boulders. A huge rock (or three or four) can do wonders to bring focus to your garden — define a zone, add interest to a grassy area or accent your
your favorite spot with just one great big rock. Plain boulders are beautiful on their own, but painted ones are another option to consider for an artful
Art boulders. A huge rock (or three or four) can do wonders to bring focus to your garden –
grassy area or accent your favourite spot with just one great big rock. Plain boulders are beautiful on their own, but painted ones are another option to
“boulders” — kaden2008
Charles McClure - Professional Site Planning
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Charles McClure, landscape architect
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Isn't a boulder just a big rock? Well, it depends. The difference between a big rock and a boulder is, well, size. A boulder is generally a rock that is
rock and chinked stone wall for entry courtyard effect
Bloodgood maple, integratiion of hardscape, boulders and plants
Isn't a boulder just a big rock? Well, it depends. The difference between a big rock and a boulder is, well, size. A boulder is generally a rock that is
sets it apart. Every geographic area has its native boulders, whether limestone, honeycomb, moss rock, black basalt or granite.
Big rocks, rock wall and rock walk way...Patio / big rock / landscaping...Open to using rock from excavation
“There are rocks/boulders in several of the flower beds, etc. I would like to incorporate them in so” — ssmiley1010
Charles McClure - Professional Site Planning
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Charles McClure, landscape architect
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Who provides us with rocks?i mean from where do we have to purchase?how are the rates?
specify boulders from following places on most of my project. You may check out a project which I created dry riverbed using lots of boulders. The boulders
The large rocks and the small gray rocks
she likes how the boulders are worked into the patio
Using what we have already ,,,lots of rocks
around the boulder cheaper with similar results.
it exemplifies juxtaposition. The boulder rises from the stone patio like a volcano rises from the sea. Both the boulder and the pavers are related by means
You may find that in juxtaposing two very dramatic elements, such as the boulder and the patio here, one element of similarity may be just enough.
No joints, river rock & pebbles
“Plantes noirs” — Leonardi Pistarius
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Lake House Two - Exterior
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like boulders poured with concrete walls
Incorporate boulders into your hardscape. Consider incorporating boulders into your hardscape or cutting them into metal pathway
steps around the boulder look looked like they were poured in place, but the pavers are actually precast concrete.
hardscape. Consider incorporating boulders into your hardscape or cutting them into metal pathway edging to create unexpected interest and to add a third
dimension. An easy way to create this look is to trace the shape of your boulder with a bendable ruler (available at any office supply store) onto your patio
How is that rock sitting on the steps?
“How is that rock sitting on the steps? PRO McClellan Architects The large stone was set in concrete” — jenniferruth
Pat Brodie Landscape Design
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Pat Brodie
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the bed while keeping grass and other landscaping materials out. Smaller boulders can be used to define these beds in a very natural way; simply nestle them
them into the edges of the bed before planting and mulching. Look for boulders that are around 1 to 2 feet in diameter and have a somewhat chunky appearance
“rock wall staircase” — burma87
Princeton Scapes Inc
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lake house
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sloope can this style of boulder wall stabilize?
I love the look of this boulder wall that allows for plantings between the boulders. What is the slope
in some spots and I wonder if we can do this rather than a traditional boulder wall. Thank you!
upon the site - drainage, access, width the slope can run, size of the boulders, type of plants as well as the type of material the ground/ slope consists
Strategically place boulders. Well-placed boulders can stabilize the grade as well as create microclimates for a variety of plants. By deliberately placing
large boulders parallel to the top of the bed, you can create water-retentive planting pockets for moisture-loving plants. By placing smaller boulders pe
Natural rock garden easy to maintain,
“ha” — kaingmwal
spokanemidcentury
Spokane Midcentury - Mary Jean & Joel E. Ferris, II House
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most parts of the country in a variety of sizes. Rock Mulch, or Decorative Landscape Rock is often sold at landscape supplies business and can also vary
I have always preferred this rock over the granite aggregates available from the valley or most of the Decorative Rock available. It has more texture
The rock I used to cover the planting beds, which we call rock mulch, is a ¾ “ drain rock. Drain rock is usually available in most
vary greatly depending the area. This particular rock is unique to an area southwest of Spokane and comes from several different quarries. It is a natural
Focal point boulder with simple Japanese style
size of boulder (for near fire pit)...only a few plants in rock...large rock - would work for entryway
“landscape plants” — Michael Gibbons
The Design Build Company
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Solana xeriscape, cameron flagstone, drought tolerant, terrace retaining walls
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the "boulder look" you like for retaining wall? We actually like the boulder & stone combo in the picture 2 after this.
large boulders can be moved into place to create different levels, or terraces. The soil is cut back to create a ledge or a flat surface, and boulders are
soil back. Boulders can be mortared together or dry set, stacked or nestled without mortar. Many times it's the sheer weight of the boulder that keeps
escape. You can do this by adding a smaller-diameter PVC pipe in between the rocks to act as a drain.
like it with our big rocks
“tall grasses” — utavsfan
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