Tips For Using Rocks And Stones In Garden Design

There are so many ways that rocks and stones can be used to add interest in a garden. Whether used as structural elements or individual features they will act as a foil to the neighboring flowers and shrubs. In her article which I found on the Houzz website Janet Dunn urges us to “Enlist these heavy hitters to take your garden to the next level of loveliness”.

Gardeners know that a landscape is much more than plants. The lushest foliage and flowers have limited appeal without other elements to act as a foil. Rocks and stones play a vital role, setting unpolished grainy textures against delicate plants, playing earthy tones against vivid floral displays, and adding weight, mass and a sense of solidity to a dynamic green scene. Enlist these heavy hitters to take your garden to the next level of loveliness.
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