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. This is especially true with water features, since rock is always exposed by the erosion of water courses…

ANYONE CAN MAKE THESE 10 BEAUTIFUL AND USEFUL DIY ACCESSORIES FOR A GARDEN OUTDOORS 8

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.

Inspiring snaps: Garden Waterfalls

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

Stream bed in a shady garden

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.

A modern Japanese Zen garden with a square meditation seat set in the centre at the Gion-ji Temple, Mito, Japan. Design by Japanese landscape gardener Shunmyo Masuno.

A modern Japanese Zen garden with a square meditation seat set in the centre at the Gion-ji Temple, Mito, Japan. Design by Japanese landscape gardener Shunmyo Masuno.

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