Added by on 2016-11-30

[Total: 0   Average: 0/5]You must sign in to vote After a few years, it was time to replenish the gravel landscaping in my front yard. Gravel landscaping is easy maintenance but it definitely requiring a little attention every now and then. The fallen leaves and blossoms don’t bother me too much, but after my Jacaranda does its yearly post-flowering dump, I do sweep up all the debris. The dirt was showing through in some spots so it was time for a little topping off. And that’s basically all I do to maintain my gravel ground cover. See the steps I took to do this project plus see pics at: http://www.joyusgarden.com/maintaining-a-gravel-landscape/ ———–­—————————————-­——————————————————————————————————————————————————————- MY BUSINESS: JOY US GARDEN This is where I share all things gardening & creating. Let’s make the world a more beautiful place! YOU CAN CHECK IT OUT AT: http://www.joyusgarden.com SIGN UP FOR MY MONTHLY NEWSLETTER SO YOU GET THE GOOD STUFF: http://www.joyusgarden.com/newsletter/ SOCIAL MEDIA MADNESS Connect With Me At: Twitter: https://twitter.com/JoyUsGarden Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JoyUsGarden https://www.facebook.com/nell.foster Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/JoyUsGarden/ Google+: https://plus.google.com/+NellFosterjoyusgarden/posts —————————————-­­—————————————­-­———————— ——————————————————————————————————– When I moved into this house, the front yard was Bermuda grass, lavender, agapanthus and valerian. Definitely not something that appealed to a garden hound like me so I tore most of it out and did a makeover in 2007. I kept the planting along side the house and added raised beds along the street. I love gravel but I love me some plants even more! Besides the fact that this replenishing was long overdue, my house is for sale and I just wanted it to look better. First impressions do count for something after all and it’s amazing what an inch of 2 of fresh rock can do aesthetic wise. I love everything about the rock ground cover in my front yard. The look, lack of maintenance, zero water […]

3 Comments

  • Sylvia Catalano 3 years ago

    Wait…in the video (@ the 1:58 mark) you say the pebbles are called, "California Gold". However, the Home Depot pics above…the one to the far left is called, "Calico".
    Q: To be clear…What exactly again was in your yard….California-gold?…or Calico? (I'm confused. lol)

  • Marilyn Rich 3 years ago

    Hi Nell, I love your garden and thanks for sharing!

  • Live Beautifully! 3 years ago

    How do you prevent weeds from growing in it?  Is there any plastic below the rocks?

Comments are closed.