When asking landscape designers about what options there are for making a landscape design especially unique and eye-catching, a suggestion that is often made is the inclusion of gravel. Whilst many landscaped gardens are abundant in plants, garden furniture, and ornaments, the gardens that have gravel are often considered the most appealing.
One of the reasons that some homeowners shy away from having gravel in their landscape design is that they do not know enough about gravel in terms of its use and its benefits to make an informed decision. We aim to change that by giving you an outline of how gravel can greatly enhance landscaping and, in particular, make your garden one of those that people remark upon positively.
How Gravel Can Be Used Within A Landscape Design
One of the most remarkable features of gravel is that the uses it can be put to within landscaped gardens are considerable. For those who know little of gravel, the assumption is usually that all it is useful for is as the surface on a driveway, however, here is a list of other locations where gravel can be used on the surface.