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June 24, 2009

Wet/Dry Stream Bed

My friend Sue got free tickets to go on a garden tour and took some great photos. I kinda suck at gardening so I found this stream bed thing fascinating. It took somebody days of work to lay out all of these blue stones. That's just an insane amount of work but what a cool way to avoid gardening.

This is a dry stream created out of blue pebbles. They have been all carefully laid down to mimic the look of flowing water. AMAZING!  (See the effect of the whole stream bed at Sue's Musings.)

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Abi


Mag,
its incrededbily amazing.. thanks for posting!

Condo Blues

I love the design. If I did that the darling neighborhood cheribs would have so much fun messing up all of those artfully placed stones (if they didn't take them first.)

Mag

I just think it's cool that there's such a thing as blue pebbles. Like, what kind of rock is blue? Basalt is sort of greenish, but that's probably not good because the streambed would look like a fetid algae-ridden swamp instead of a fresh blue creek. Blue pebble sources anyone? And sorry to hear about your neighborhood sprites, Condo Blues!

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