Dry creek beds

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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.

winding creek contemporary farmhouse — Bosky Landscape Architecture

Set at the base of the Santa Barbara back country, a dated ranch style home underwent a full remodel and transformed into a modest farmhouse that lives large, both inside and out. The full landscape renovation created functional spaces, outdoor rooms, hidden treasures for children, all the while reinforcing the tasteful simplicity of the architecture and leaning on the borrowed landscape for context.

Dry creek bed. Work in native grasses and perennials. Good balance of stone form and size. (from The Owner-Builder Network)

Dry Creek Bed Gardens

Even though Australia has had devastating floods in the last couple of years, it wasn't long ago that most major cities and towns (big and small) were under major water restrictions. In her wonderful poem 'My Country', Dorothea McKellar,summarisedthe Australian climate in just one line, as a land '...of droughts and flooding rains'. We've reproduced the entire poem which you'll find beneath the images.. Australia isn't the only country with severe weather challenges. Southern Europe, much of…

A former neighbor made a dry creek bed through her front yard, under a wooden fence and through her back yard. It was functional and added a distinctive look to her yard.

Natural Creations Landscapes Boulders & Dry Creeks

"...Take a drainage problem and turn it into a landscape feature. Since the site’s run-off is directed through the dry stream, they become seasonal creek-beds whenever it rains or when the site is irrigated. Dry streams also help minimize and filter storm-water run-off, which is an important issue. Keeping the water on site makes the landscape even more water efficient."

Landscape Features - Rockwork and Streambeds

California's Own Native Landscape Design performs design, installation, consultation and maintenance

Built river beds | GardenDrum

Built river beds - GardenDrum

A natural-looking water course is not the easiest thing to design and build, but in...

Dry creek bed on Pinterest | Dry Creek, Stream Bed and Bed Designs

34 Best Dry creek bed images | Dry creek, Dry creek bed, Landscape design

Dry creek bed on Pinterest | Dry Creek, Stream Bed and Bed Designs

Dry creek with drain tile has improved water issues on back patio

Dry creek with drain tile has improved water issues on back patio

Make a rain garden - GardenDrum

It hasn’t rained here for weeks, but when it does, it’s likely to pour, as...

15 Stunning Dry Creek Landscaping Ideas That You Will Love - The ART in LIFE

15 Stunning Dry Creek Landscaping Ideas That You Will Love - The ART in LIFE

Having a dry creek bed in your garden will give a soothing and natural look over there. Also, one such bed will allow efficient drainage of rain water.

Gorgeous Dry Creek Bed Design - Style Estate -

25 Gorgeous Dry Creek Bed Garden Design Ideas

Gorgeous Dry Creek Bed Design - Style Estate -