Rock Garden Supplies Anthony NM

Rock gardens are also known as Japanese rock gardens, landscape gardens or Zen gardens. See below to learn more and to gain access to garden supply stores in Anthony, NM that give access to rock gardens as well as advice and content on landscaping and rock garden design.

Elvias Nails Garden
(915) 626-5477
5221 Antonio Ave
El Paso, TX
 
Casa Verde Nursery
(915) 584-1149
77 Fountain Rd
El Paso, TX
 
Busch Garden
(915) 757-4359
8735 Dyer St
El Paso, TX
 
Nancy'S Nursery Plants & Things
(915) 598-3490
PO Box 13625
El Paso, TX
 
Earth Organics
(915) 204-1514
5312 Rio Bravo #5
Santa Teresa, NM
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Northeast Plant World Nursery
(915) 755-7333
9435 Dyer St
El Paso, TX
 
Cabys Garden Center
(915) 755-5663
4601 Hondo Pass Dr
El Paso, TX

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Rio Verde Nursery
(915) 584-8408
260 Rio West Dr
El Paso, TX
 
Nash Gardens
(915) 587-6000
150 E Sunset Rd
El Paso, TX
 
King Garden
(915) 562-6688
4904 Montana Ave
El Paso, TX
 
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Rock Gardens | A garden for any season

A garden for any season

If you've been told that you have a "brown thumb," don't worry; you can still create a beautiful outdoor sanctuary. Rock gardens consist of an array of carefully arranged stones and other natural materials. Unlike traditional plant gardens, landscaping rock gardens are easy to maintain and simple to create using inexpensive supplies.

Creating Japanese Rock Gardens

Japanese or Zen rock gardens are, perhaps, the best-known types of natural rock gardens. In some parts of Asia, these gardens or "dry landscapes" are considered a true art form and have graced the land around Zen Buddhist temples for over 1,000 years.

The basic layout of a Japanese rock garden consists of one or more large, dark-colored stones surrounded by a field of small, lighter-colored pebbles, which are often raked into smooth, neat rows. The arrangement is intended to conjure up images of craggy islands rising out of the ocean waves and to provide an aesthetically pleasing respite from the hubbub of modern life.

To create Japanese rock gardens, select small and large stones of contrasting colors. Try to find multi-toned, irregularly shaped "island" stones that resemble actual mountains and natural landscape elements. Mossy stones are ideal, because the moss will appear to be "grass" growing on the "island." For your "ocean" pebbles, look for stones specially made for Zen rock gardens or select smooth, sparkling white pebbles at your local landscape supply store.

Creating Rock Water Gardens

The rock water garden, an unusual subtype of rock garden, is the polar opposite of the Japanese dry landscape. Many people build elaborate ponds in their backyards, but you can also create rock water gardens in small natural or hand-dug ponds or in large, shallow artificial containers. Fountains, waterfalls and various lighting effects are easy to add using simple kits. Fish and water plants are optional, but add vibrancy to any natural rock garden.

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