5,185 dry creek bed Home Design Photos

Earth Design, Inc.
11 Reviews
Dry Streams, Rain Gardens and Bog Gardens
Ideabooks1,756
Questions1
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 to slow the water temporarily and allow the rain water to soak in, but they do not allow standing water.
'dry' creek with sedges, ferns....for water drainage
dry stream built into series of steps/ledges
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 of erosion and give the water time to seep into the soil. In a setting like this forest, a simple palette of native plants that don't mind having their
“How the rain gardens helped with erosion and washing problem.” — lindaeric
Bliss Garden Design
6 Reviews
Suhr-Brown
Ideabooks1,332
Questions1
My friend, and 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
Hi Penelope - Thanks so much! Mainly these are grasses & 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 and left foreground, there is Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'. Both sides, mid-photo
another dry creek bed to help drainage
using dry creek bed to provide for real drainage from eaves
Improve the beds next to driveway ...
Gorgeous! Especially like the dry creek bed design and landscaping:)
mock stream bed made of stones
shape. Streams are seldom linear. They generally have a serpentine quality 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 feature around existing trees, rocks or structures. This will only add realism
“It looks entirely natural. Absolutely beautiful!!!” — annettep239
Margie Grace - Grace Design Associates
16 Reviews
Grace Design Associates
Ideabooks1,307
Questions0
Don’t forget to pitch your creek bed at an angle from top to bottom. If your garden is flat, you can dig deeper toward the end.
landscaping for front yard- creek bed
functional width and depth of your creek bed. A minimum of a 2-to-1 ratio is suggested.
Dry (wet?) creek bed for drainage.
'Creek' on slope outside TV room window.
the rocks, grasses and path the dry bed on the slant...
dry river bed 2to1 ratio for width to depth
Dry river bed for front yard
off from even a small roof. This information will help you determine the 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. If your garden is flat, you can dig deeper toward the end. If necessary, you
“Nice variation with plantings” — bohemian1
Margie Grace - Grace Design Associates
16 Reviews
Grace Design Associates
Ideabooks2,927
Questions2
interest to your dry creek bed.
Large flat stones, red leaves, dry stream
love the japanese maple along the creek bed
Add a specimen tree. Create one or more focal points along your creek bed by adding
Dry creek bed with a near by path - similar to what we would need to have to get the lawnmower out to the side and front grass.
Create a realistic Dry Creek Bed 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 of similar but not identical trees staggered along the bed can make quite an
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
“Beautiful Japanese landscape” — Ritchie Frijas
Jay Sifford Garden Design
9 Reviews
Asian Inspired Woodland Garden
Ideabooks646
Questions0
make a dry creek bed for when it rains! Like Shannon's
No pea gravel for bed. No wee cloth. Embed stones with a mallet
like the dry creek bed
Landscaping the creek
Directions for dry creek bed
Woodsy dry creek bed II
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“Shade plants” — tebore
Happy Gardens
Woodland Garden
Ideabooks1,099
Questions0
Good example of dry creek bed with similar type of river rock we would use. Your stream would have a little curve to it.
The creek design for my backyard
Simplicity of inexpensive rocks to create a dry creek bed from the down spout
for front flower bed
creek bed starting at downpipe
Dry creek for drainage
Dry creek bed with downspout
downspouts dry stream beds
dry creek look...Dry creekbed...dry riverbed...Dry creek bed...Dry stream bed...River bed...front yard dry bed...Dry creekbed......Rock bed...Dry creek...Theo creek...Dry riverbed design
“idea for runoff from roof water” — vss2014
Jay Sifford Garden Design
9 Reviews
AKM Project by Sifford Garden Design
Ideabooks2,978
Questions2
If I don't want a pond maybe a dry creek bed would work.
light up the creek for night time hikes?
Dry creek bed with shade plants.
dry river bed, ceramic totems
Dry brook et amerindiens.
dry creek bed and plants
Lights in dry creek bed
Dry river bed... LOVE!
natural rock dry bed stream
dry creek, meandering
rock /gravel bed...Creek bed...Dry creek...Dry bed...dry creek bed...Dry creek beds...Lighting in dry bed...Stone creek bed...Creek waterfall...River rock bed...dry river...dry creekbed
“The placing of the stones and large rocks.” — al720
Garden Culture Victoria
2 Reviews
dry creek garden
Ideabooks3,370
Questions0
dry creek bed- for street and drainage
River rock dry creek beds to direct drainage
Plants and the dry river look
dry creek bed with river rock for rain run off?
larger than pea gravel, typically 1 inch and larger in diameter. They're available in a variety of colors, costs and sizes, and are used to create dry creek beds or to direct drainage through a property. Cost: This type of rock is sold by the pound or by the ton. Per-pound costs range from 5 cents to 35
this type of rock; maintenance should be consistent so you can avoid unpleasant cleanups.Special considerations: To create a realistic-looking dry creek bed, use different sizes of river rock with some small and large boulder accents — Mother Nature doesn't limit herself to just one size rock.Maintenance:
“Dry Riverbed” — jerrysteward
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