Backyard Rock Garden
Discover the versatility of rocks as they solve a variety of landscape challenges.
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The challenge in this project is to tame a steep slope, create a unique focal point and utilize the dark shady area under a porch. We meet those challenges by building a curving stone stairway, creating a rock grotto and bog garden, and fashioning a beautiful shade garden in what was otherwise wasted space.
'Coral Bark' maple )(Acer palmatum 'Coral Bark')
purple cone flowers
yucca 'Gold Garland'
spirea 'Little Princess'
dwarf fountain grass 'Hameln'
yellow flag iris
acuba 'Gold Dust'
Japanese plum yew
Low-cost additions like cottage birdhouses and a rustic window box help carry the cottage-garden theme.
A backyard in disrepair is transformed into stylish garden suitable for the entire family.(5 photos)
An overused backyard is transformed with a new yard and cool play elements.(6 photos)