Rock Garden Supplies Latonia KY

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

Jackson Florist & Garden Center
(859) 331-0222
3124 Madison Ave
Latonia, KY
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Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Homestead Greenhouse Inc
(859) 635-3993
13547 Hissem Ave
Alexandria, KY

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Swan Floral & Gift Shop
(859) 342-7575
4311 Dixie Hwy
Elsmere, KY

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Cresent Springs Hardware
(859) 341-2851
2460 Anderson Road
Covington, KY
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Rubber Mulch

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Bigg's Hypermarket
(859) 283-2777
4874 Houston Road
Florence, KY

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Brentwood Landscape & Design, Inc.
(859) 635-0711
8131 Aa Highway
Alexandria, KY
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B & B Plants, Container Plants, Groundcovers, Landscape Contractors, Landscape Maintenance, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Farmholme
(859) 356-2084
15283 Madison Pike
Morning View, KY
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants

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Kremers Market
(859) 341-1067
755 Buttermilk Pke
Crescent Springs, KY
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants

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Natorp's Garden Stores
(859) 384-3350
8727 US Highway 42
Florence, KY
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Annuals, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Bird Feeders, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Fall Decorations, Fertilizers, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gift Certificates, Gifts & Accents, Grass Seed, Groundcovers, Halloween Decorations, Herbs, Holiday It…

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Florence Nursery & Floral Shop Inc.
(859) 371-5999
7501 US Highway 42
Florence, KY
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees, Wreaths & Greens - Permanent, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Fall Decorations, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Gifts & Accents, Groundcovers, Halloween Decorations, Hand Tools, Holiday Items, Horticulture Companies, Houseplants, Industry Supplies & Services, Irrigation Supplies, Landscape Contractors, Landscapin…

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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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