Dry creek

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.

dry creek bed idea.....works like a charm to catch the water from my gutters and drain when it rains really hard. Looks great, too.

dry creek bed idea.....works like a charm to catch the water from my gutters and drain when it rains really hard. Looks great, too.

STEP 3  Cover the bottom and the sloping sides of the stream bed with 1/2 inch of crushed pea gravel. The sharp edges of the gravel will keep it from migrating when it rains or when someone walks on it

How to Create a Dry Creek

STEP 3 Cover the bottom and the sloping sides of the stream bed with 1/2 inch of crushed pea gravel. The sharp edges of the gravel will keep it from migrating when it rains or when someone walks on it

About dry creek beds used for drainage                                                                                                                                                                                 More

About dry creek beds used for drainage More

Wooden bridges over creek edged in stone for backyard landscape: Poynter Landscape Architecture

Wooden bridges over creek edged in stone for backyard landscape: Poynter Landscape Architecture

Did you know that dry creek bed gardens can fix a wide variety of gardening issues?

Did you know that dry creek bed gardens can fix a wide variety of gardening issues?

Controlling water run off using a river creek bed

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

Controlling water run off using a river creek bed

Dry Creek Bed Idea | Dreaming Gardens                                                                                                                                                      More

Dry Creek Bed Idea | Dreaming Gardens More

Steve Coster Dry Creek Bed; I like the plants in the creek bed.

50 Super Easy Dry Creek Landscaping Ideas You Can Make!

Steve Coster Dry Creek Bed; I like the plants in the creek bed.

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).

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).

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