Front Yard Landscaping Ideas With Rocks

Adding rocks is an easy, low-maintenance way to spruce up your home’s curb appeal. Not sure where to start? Here are 10 front yard landscaping ideas with rocks to inspire you.

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Create a Rock Retaining Wall

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.

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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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