Dry stream — why is it so popular?

In recent years, dry streams in the country are gaining popularity. This is directly related to the aesthetic appearance of this and the illusion of a real stream, which over time dry.Such an element of the design is quite cheap, as it does not require the purchase of expensive materials and equipment. In addition, the redevelopment of the site is not required. The issue of irregularities of the surface is remarkably solved, under the stones you can hide all the flaws and disadvantages of the site. It is also not necessary to invite designers, since the creation of a dry stream does not require a special design solution.

So, we determine the contours and boundaries of the stream, do not forget to make a different width, this will give the grace and originality of the object. And if in your personal structure the Scandinavian style in the interior is compensated for this will be perfectly combined with the landscape!

At first they dig a pit, for this it is enough to remove the upper soil layer up to 30 cm, the bottom is usually cement, the grass will be more difficult to break out. Further, the bottom is laid out in predetermined stones, they can be a variety of color, texture and shape. When using limestone, a light stream is obtained, and granite will give a dark brown color.

First, the shore of the stream is laid, it should be made of large stones, the channel itself should be from small pebbles, you can add the island, for this they use selected stones in the middle.

For designing plants, dry, mostly growing in water are used. This will give the effect that your stream is just dry. If you use additionally living plants, then preference should be given to the Chinese reed and lilya. And for the effect of the presence of water, you can plant a large -leafed light -leafed, its buds resemble water in color.