When you hear the term “gravel garden” you might think it strange. But really, a gravel garden is a water-wise space with drought-tolerant plants with gravel in between them. It doesn’t mean nothing but gravel — but it does all add up to anything but boring! Gravel gardens save water and maintenance, and best of all, they look fantastic. That’s why the next big thing! Here’s how you can install one yourself.
1. Prepare Your Spot
Dig out the area and remove any weeds. You’ll want to blend in some well-aged compost or manure. And if your soil is heavy, add some grit or coarse sand for proper drainage.