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20 Of The Most Beautiful Rock Garden Ideas

If you love spending time out doors, you probably love coming up with new reasons to get outside. A rock garden can be a great way to enjoy your yard and add something special to the landscape of your home. On top of being great to look at, rock gardens also have other benefits that make them well worthwhile. Since rocks tough and can put up with different temperatures and weather patterns, rock gardens tend to be very durable. According to Contemporist, “thanks to the plants and foliage that are typically included in them, rock gardens can tolerate all sorts of extreme weather conditions and do well in both in times of rain and times of drought, something this Las Vegas garden has likely gone through many times before.” They are also low maintenance which means that you won’t have to be constantly tending to them. If you have a busy schedule this is an especially good benefit. Also, since rock gardens typically have less plants and flowers than traditional gardens, they can help your yard feel larger. All in all, a rock garden can be the perfect addition to your yard. Want to see just how good they can look? Here are 20 of the most beautiful rock garden ideas.

circular rock garden in backyard

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beautiful minimalist rock garden

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beautiful rock garden with flowers in backyard

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backyard garden with rocks

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backyard with rocks and hanging plants

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contemporary rock garden at home

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simple rock garden idea for yard

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corner garden with rocks and ramp

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beautiful indoor japanese rock garden

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beautiful garden with rock pathways

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cactus rock river garden

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beautiful backyard landscaping with rocks

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peaceful backyard garden with bench and bridge

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beautiful sustainable backyard garden

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rock and stone garden in backyard

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beautiful backyard sitting area with rock table

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amazing beach style garden with rocks

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backyard garden with colorful flowers

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small garden in front of home

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home landscaping ideas with rocks

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Written by Camille Moore

Camille has a master's degree from Saint Joseph University's Writing Studies program. Her writing has been published on several websites, and she enjoys writing articles and short stories in her spare time. You can follow Camille on Twitter @CamealAshley.