Dry Creek Bed – How to Install One in Your Backyard

A dry creek bed can help control and re-direct the flow of water.
A dry creek bed can help control and re-direct the flow of water.

Beautiful landscapes have always impressed me. I can’t help but fall in love with my neighbor’s landscape which she regularly changes every quarter. Admittedly, she says it’s her guilty pleasure and instant stress-reliever.

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One thing, though, that remained constant is her dry creek bed. I’ve figured out that, not only is it visually appealing, but it also controls the flow of water. This is really beneficial in areas that are usually hit by heavy rains and floods. Although this isn’t a requirement, it’s better to be safe than sorry.

This DIY dry creek bed project is both functional and aesthetically appealing.
This DIY dry creek bed project is both functional and aesthetically appealing.

You can make this dry creek bed project with a friend or a loved one. Make sure that you come up with a great plan as to how you’ll do it. This will help you save time and effort.

What you’ll need to install a dry creek bed…

Materials:

  • Weed fabric
  • Creek rocks
  • River bed cobble

Tools:

  • Shovel
  • Garden hoe
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Rake

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You can get step-by-step instructions here…

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