Front Yard Landscaping Ideas With Rocks

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Use large rocks to create a retaining wall to increase your home’s curb appeal. A retaining wall is a DIY front yard landscaping idea that can be done with boulders or large river rock, depending on the size of the wall.

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Use Rocks Instead of Mulch

Instead of using mulch in your flower beds to keep weeds at bay, consider stones. They last longer than mulch, but be sure you don’t pile them too deep. Rocks are also great at preventing soil erosion.

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Replace Grass with Rocks

There’s no rule that you have to grow grass in your yard. For a really low-maintenance front yard, consider using stone. Small stones create a neat and tidy front yard when used with large pavers and shrubs.


Create Layers with Rocks

Create a layered look by using rocks or small stones as edging. Use rocks along a paved walkway or as a boarder between a flower garden and the lawn

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Use Large Rocks for a Path

Use large, flat rocks to create a path to your front door. This DIY landscaping idea can be done with stones of various shapes, sizes and colors for a one-of-a-kind look. You can make the path straight or try a zigzag pattern.

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Create a Water Feature

You’ll ‘wow’ those passing by when you use large rocks to form a water feature in your front yard. Whether it’s a stream or a fountain, rocks can help create a feature that’s a relaxing spot to enjoy the outdoors while adding a beautiful focal point for your front yard.

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