Good example of large water feature in an alpine setting done well. Stones and boulders should be of the same rock type/color and weathering, and be planted in such a way as to suggest they are the weathered portion of a massive formation just below.
Go with the Flow-The sound of moving water from waterfalls adds to the soothing nature of Japanese gardens. This stream is punctuated by two waterfalls and ponds. Papyrus, ornamental grasses, and ground covers bring life to the stream edge - for side yard
Shade Garden: Add a Water Feature. Install a stream or other water feature to give your garden extra sensory appeal with the sound of trickling water. A simple fountain and recirculating pump are all it takes to make garden magic.