4,164 dry creek bed Home Design Photos

Earth Design, Inc.
11 Reviews
Dry Streams, Rain Gardens and Bog Gardens
Dry Streams, Rain Gardens and Bog Gardens
This photo shows a series of rain gardens with connecting dry streams where a client previously had erosion and washing problems. The rain gardens help
Depending on your garden's surroundings, something as simple as a dry creek bed might be all that's needed to slow the flow of water, reduce the chances
“rain water” — claudiaochoa
Bliss Garden Design
8 Reviews
garden client, and I would like to know what shrubs are used along the dry river bed? Thank you, and again, it is lovely. Penelope Straker
grass-like plants. I wanted plants that could take the conditions (this creek is not always dry) and ones that would look appropriate in the setting. In the right
using dry creek bed to provide for real drainage from eaves
that has been carved and forged over millennia. The exact shape of your creek bed will be determined by the lay of the land. Perhaps you are routing your
another dry creek bed to help drainage
“Grasses attractive and love the iris” — bpmoran
Garden Culture Victoria
2 Reviews
dry creek garden
like the stone in the dry creek bed look
run of mixed pebbles and cobbles creates a very realistic copy of a dry creek bed in an informal contemporary garden.
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“Pebbles and picturesque green garden” — brettoz
Loudoun County Custom Builder - Best of Houzz 2014
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Margie Grace - Grace Design Associates
19 Reviews
Grace Design Associates
In the process of creating a dry stream on a hill that receives quite a bit of runoff in heavy rain (chicago
description. RE: aesthetics of the dry stream. It has to look naturalistic. Take a moment and look at wild dry streams. You'll notice that they steeply
flow is restricted and the water runs fast). Finally, it's your local creeks that you want to study and local stone that you want to use for the framework
to dissipate the energy of the water moving through your drainage feature/dry stream. You need to use something big enough that it won't wash away. Larger
functional width and depth of your creek bed. A minimum of a 2-to-1 ratio is suggested. Don’t forget to pitch your creek bed at an angle from top to bottom
landscaping for front yard- creek bed
“directing runoff” — darcy4re
Happy Gardens
Woodland Garden
Simplicity of inexpensive rocks to create a dry creek bed from the down spout
Use of down spout tied into river bed. Love this idea.
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“riverbed too uniform and straight” — richm007
MESA Landscape Architects, Inc
MESA Landscape Architects
degrees from existing porch. They have significant drainage issues and the dry stream is to allow for some infiltration and to direct away from home.
directed drainage flow to both ends of home and than into more elaborate stream beds and falls and outcrops as it flows through backyard which has about 25' of
Porch extends out like bridge over dry creek bed eith landscaping between house and walkway
dry creek bed w/plants/crused granite on either sides
I like wide layered beds. If there is occasion, a dry rock bed is a
like the rockscaping in the beds...Use of dry stream for drainage
“Stone drainage built into landscape” — carvercara
Jay Sifford Garden Design
10 Reviews
Asian Inspired Woodland Garden
make a dry creek bed for when it rains! Like Shannon's
pea gravel for bed. No wee cloth. Embed stones with a mallet
dry creek bed style erosion prevention & drainage idea! need to channel the rainwater down a slope.
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“Plantings” — kharenberg
Margie Grace - Grace Design Associates
19 Reviews
Grace Design Associates
Create a realistic Dry Creek Bed Add a specimen tree. Create one or more focal points along your creek bed by adding a
Add a specimen tree. Create one or more focal points along your creek bed by adding a rare
weeping and contorted trees to add that final layer of interest to your dry creek bed.More: Protect a Precious Resource With a Rain Garden
Add a specimen tree. Create one or more focal points along your creek bed by adding a rare or colorful tree. If you are working with a large area, a trio
trio of similar but not identical trees staggered along the bed can make quite an impact.Consider Japanese maples (Acer palmatum cvs, zones 5 to 8) or weeping
interest to your dry creek bed.
“Low maintainable easy. Color and texture” — Brittany Costarella
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