Rock Garden Supplies Hartwell GA

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 Hartwell, GA that give access to rock gardens as well as advice and content on landscaping and rock garden design.

Sunny Hill Greenhouses
(706) 245-8383
1510 Ridgeway Road
Canon, GA
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Davis Floral Co
(706) 283-1396
1851 Bowman Hwy Nw
Dewy Rose, GA
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Sanderlin's Greenhouses
(706) 541-1865
2539 Scotts Ferry Rd
Appling, GA
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Greenhouse Growers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs

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D&J Equipment
(912) 449-3687
2744 Hwy 84
Blackshear, GA
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Mulch, Rubber Mulch

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Mann's Greenhouse
(770) 345-2300
4950 Hickory Rd
Woodstock, GA

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Palmetto Nursery Corp
(864) 222-8484
520 Broadwell Mill Rd
Anderson, SC
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Plants, Shrubs

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Mcalister Greenhouses
(864) 940-1937
105 Vicki Court
Anderson, SC
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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A1-Heritage Landscape Supply
(770) 781-9949
3615 Canton Hwy
Cumming, GA
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Landscape Contractors, Mulch, Rubber Mulch

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Classic City Gardens Inc
(706) 353-2449
405 Belmont Rd
Athens, GA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Lawn Care Services, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Heavens Gate Nursery
(912) 379-1800
55 Courson Lane
Hazlehurst, GA
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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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