Rock Garden Supplies Hazelwood MO

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

Teson Farms
(314) 895-4964
1620 Teson Rd
Hazelwood, MO

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Al's Greenhouse
(314) 739-2476
3436 Fee Fee Rd
Bridgeton, MO

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Beckmann Bros. Nursery & Garden Center
(314) 993-0094
9141 Olive Blvd
St Louis, MO
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Parkview Gardens
(636) 724-1925
1925 W Randolph St
Saint Charles, MO

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John L Tomasovic Sr Florist
(314) 821-4963
1251 Meier Ln
Des Peres, MO
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Florist, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Vines

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Ritter Greenhouse Inc
(314) 739-3638
13115 Prouhet Farm Rd
Bridgeton, MO

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Jaeger Greenhouses
(314) 739-1507
2369 Creve Coeur Mill Road
Maryland Heights, MO
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Annuals, Aquatics, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Ferns, Fruits, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Greenhouse Growers, Groundcovers, Herbs, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Ornamental Grasses, Palms / Cycads, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vines

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Lucky Girl Farm Greenhouses
(314) 878-3008
1915 Creve Coeur Mill Rd
Saint Louis, MO

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Garden Heights Nursery, Inc.
(314) 645-7333
1605 S Big Bend Boulevard
Richmond Heights, MO
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Algaecide / Mossicide, Annuals, Aquatic Containers, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Baskets & Wicker Containers, Bird Feeders, Boots / Clogs, Bulbs, Candles & Holders, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Clothing, Compost, Composting, Conifers / Evergreens, Container / Barrel Water Garden Kits, Container Plants, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Equipment, Nursery, Erosion & Sediment Control Supplies, Fall Decorations, Ferns, …

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Ahner's Garden & Gifts
(314) 822-2180
11697 Manchester Rd
Des Peres, MO
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bonsai, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Container Gardening, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Craft Materials & Supplies, Crop Protection, Educational Books & Tapes, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Gift Certificates, Gifts & Accents, Giftware, Holiday Items, Home Decor, …

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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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