Everyone is fond of beauty and style. A wide range of furniture and décor elements is used to make a home beautiful and fashionable. Even the patios, terrace and gardens are not out of it. People do not contend with the blossoming flowers and green aura of their gardens. They now-days also yearns for something unique to deck up their yards. Garden pebbles have grabbed most attention among many other gardening decorations. Before elaborating its prospective and consequences, one must have a fair and square idea of usage and benefits of garden pebbles.
We use garden pebbles for landscape designing as it gives a fresh and debonair look to one’s garden and transforms it into something inimitable rather than being usual and boring. These stones may vary mainly from gravels, cobblestones, and boulders to finely polished round shaped pebbles obtained from rivers or oceans. They are tender, immaculate and look like natural stones. Some may choose green pebbles only some prefers to mix and match combination. They, by and large,,are used as pavements, driveways or sideways to the apartments and residential areas of metropolitan areas of the countries. There are many advantages of using garden pebbles.
#1 Garden looks beautiful – Although these pebbles are artificial but always carry a sophisticated natural look. It gives one’s garden an organic and spacious look. Using several styling techniques inaccordance with the tastes and preferences of the individual to empty spaces can be filled up if the garden is large.
#2 Durable and sturdiness of pebbles – These designing pebbles are long lasting, and can endear harsh environment and doesn’t fall loose in searing weathers ordrought situation. They are equally adaptive to rainfall and happily embraced the foliage of the garden.They adds more perks to them and helps in the beautification of the garden.
#3 Requires Low maintenance – When the garden is being decked up by natural elements they will need constant maintenance such as trimming, mulching and fertilizing. Garden pebbles being inorganic can easily cover only the cost of implantation, and will not entail any cost of long-term maintenance.
#4 No decomposition no bugs – The natural foliage such as shrubs dry leaves flowers may decompose and insects gets attracted easily. THowever, in case of garden pebbles, there are no chances of decomposition or bugs.
#5 Wind and fire resistant – Garden Pebbles highly prevent wind and soil erosion. The presence of such pebbles resists inflammable object to come into contact with the natural setting of the garden. However, as it is said – “No rose is without thorns” There are different consequences of garden pebbles.
#6 No nutrients – As the chances of decomposition or presence of dead or dry leaves arenil, the plants which are witnessing growth may remain abstained from rich nutrients.
#7 Heat – These kind of gardens are quite hot because the rocks or the pebbles present there can retain and absorb a large amount of heat. As a result, it creates a huge difference in temperature and can make the interior of the home hot.
#8 Interruption to good soil structure – The green pebbles may go under the soil structure beneath the garden and hinders the nourishment of the soil structure that is beneficial to nature as well as the dwellers.
#9 PH value reduces – The pebbles do not encourage acidic PH which is essential for the thriving of the plants. The pebbles enable alkaline PH to the ground which is not good for the health of the flora present in the garden. Hence one must choose garden pebbles by keeping these considerations.
Thus, these pebbles have its own set of advantages and disadvantages and one make use of it as per the requirement.