You can use landscaping rock to add some depth and texture to your landscaping design. Landscaping rock can come in a quite a variety of types and materials. Not only is there a fine collection of colors of landscaping rock, there is also several different kinds of stone to choose from. Different landscaping designs will require different landscaping rock. You can get small landscaping rock or larger landscaping rock.
The trick to using landscaping rock successfully is to fully integrate them into your yard and the design. You need to place them in places that will add to the yard, not in places that will make it look like you are trying to cover something up or take attention away from another part of the yard. If you were to just put your landscaping rock here and there without a coherent plan you will be doing nothing for the yard and your yard will end up looking strange and unbalanced. You should plan exactly where landscaping rock should be placed for the best effect.
Large rocks and boulders
If you take the time to bury your large rocks or boulders it will look much better. This will make them look as if they occurred there naturally.
- How far should you bury your rock in the ground? The depth will all depend upon the landscaping rock that you finally choose fro your yard. If you choose a very large landscaping rock then it should be deeper than a smaller landscaping rock. Four to six inches is a good depth for your landscaping rock to be buried.
Think about what rocks and boulders look like when you see them out in nature when you are creating your landscaping design. The next time that you are out taking a walk or hiking, keep an eye out for any large rocks. Observe how they sit in the dirt and then try to get the landscaping rock in your yard to look just as natural. Take pictures with your smart phone and emulate nature!