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Our client wanted a simple, rectangle pool, long enough for swimming laps. Their desire was for simplicity and understated elegance. A reverse negative edge, flowing back toward the house is both visually enticing, and creates a pleasant babbling brook sound, as the water trickles down the stair- stepped Pennsylvania ledgestone face. The water flows into a hidden trough filled with Mexican beach pebble.

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jennypeterson
J. Peterson Garden Design added this to A Guide to Landscaping With 5 Types of Gravel & Stones28 October 2018

Mexican beach pebblesThe basicsThese are some of my favourite small rocks. Mexican beach pebbles are smooth and rounded and have a greyish-black uniform colour. I like to use this rock decoratively in the garden – to topdress container plantings, to puddle around boulders and to line borders of patios and beds. AdvantagesIt’s an elegant and sophisticated rock option.DisadvantagesIt is fairly expensive and can be difficult to locate if you don’t live in a large urban area.Special considerationsWith such a distinctive look, Mexican beach pebbles are ideal for contemporary or Zen-like gardens.MaintenanceSimilar to that for gravel and river rock – keep on top of the weeds and use a blower to clean up fallen debris.See these ingenious ways to use pebbles at home

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r_h_l_s__gh
Râhül SíÑgh added this to design ideas for insta19 November 2020

Mexican beach pebbles The basics These are some of my favourite small rocks. Mexican beach pebbles are smooth and rounded and have a greyish-black uniform colour. I like to use this rock decoratively in the garden – to topdress container plantings, to puddle around boulders and to line borders of patios and beds.

nancigraham
Keena added this to Landscape-Yard Design22 September 2020

Expensive so use minimally. Maybe as edging around the mini deck or?

navin_lavu34
Navin Lavu added this to Pool28 July 2020

Multiple water spouts along long wall

jodistewart
jodistewart added this to back yard8 March 2020

could use the landscaping rocks in lower bed.

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