Award-winning landscape designer, Jan Johnsen, explains what a dry stream is, why it’s a good addition to the garden, and how to build one.

A Beautiful Way to Catch Runoff: How to Build a Dry Stream

Award-winning landscape designer, Jan Johnsen, explains what a dry stream is, why it’s a good addition to the garden, and how to build one I wanna do this to my front yard ditch along the road .

Instructions for building a dry creek bed

How to Create a Dry Creek

STEP 3 Cover the bottom and the sloping sides of the stream bed with inch of crushed pea gravel. The sharp edges of the gravel will keep it from migrating when it rains or when someone walks on i (Patio Step Pea Gravel)

Controlling water run off using a river creek bed

Dry River Creek Bed Ideas to help with Water Run-off

Dry Creek Bed.  To look natural a creek bed should consist of several different sized rocks (12 inches and bigger), some river rocks (7-8 inches), and some smaller pebbles (2-3 inches).

For Mark-Dry Creek Bed. To look natural a creek bed should consist of several different sized rocks inches and bigger), some river rocks inches), and some smaller pebbles inches).

Dry stream with some water in it

Have been eyeing the spot for this for a few years. Work in native grasses and perrenials. This is a perfect balance of stone form and size. (from The Owner-Builder Network)

DIY Dry Creek Beds • Wonderful Ideas and Tutorials! Including, from 'serenity in the garden', this nice dry stream bed idea.

DIY Dry Creek Beds

25 Gorgeous Dry Creek Bed Design Ideas For Your #Garden Lookbook - Style Estate -

25 Gorgeous Dry Creek Bed Design Ideas

Gravel in an ecosystem pond - Aquascape

Gravel and the Ecosystem

AKM Project by Sifford Garden Design - Contemporary - Landscape - Charlotte - Jay Sifford Garden Design

Dry River Bed Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel, and Decor - page 2

This dry stream bed looks so natural, you'd think it had always been part of the landscape. But it can be created by nearly any DIY-savvy homeowner. Here's how.

How to Create a Dry Creek

This dry stream bed looks so natural, you'd think it had always been part of the landscape. But it can be created by nearly any DIY-savvy homeowner.

Dry creek

Try This Project to Increase Landscape Drainage on Your Property

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