Rock Garden Supplies London 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 London, KY that give access to rock gardens as well as advice and content on landscaping and rock garden design.

Laurel Landscaping
(606) 528-3186
2200 Level Green Rd
Corbin, KY
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Sunshine Grow Shop
(502) 327-6300
Po Box 221404 1400 S Hurstbourne Pkwy
Louisville, KY
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Farmers Hardware
(606) 474-6692
630 North Carol Malone
Grayson, KY
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Jackson Florist & Garden Center
(859) 331-0222
3124 Madison Ave
Latonia, KY
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Wallitsch Nursery & Garden Center, Inc.
(502) 454-3553
2608 Hikes Lane
Louisville, KY
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Annuals, Aquatics, B & B Plants, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Plants, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Fountains - Decorative, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Gloves, Gardening Supplies, Gloves, Greenhouse Growers, Groundcovers, Hardscape Supplies, Herbs, Horticulture Companies, Houseplants, Irrigation Supplies, Landscape Supplies, Mulch, Ornamental Grasses, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Porta…

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Pine View Farm
(606) 598-5326
174 Highway 1524
Manchester, KY

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Glynn Young's Landscaping Center
(859) 881-8111
150 Mill St
Nicholasville, KY
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Annuals, B & B Plants, Bulbs, Chemicals, Container Plants, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Industry Supplies & Services, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Soil & Amendments, Trees

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Proper Plants Inc.
(859) 223-7037
3050 Military Pike
Lexington, KY

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Frank Otte Nursery & Garden Center
(502) 935-3900
5203 Elzie Ln
Louisville, KY
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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East Ky Ext Lawn Care Inc
(606) 477-3786
49 Pine Bluff Cove
Harold, KY

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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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