Creeping thyme is a very short flowering ground cover. It looks especially good spilling over a stone wall, as in this picture. Learn more at http://landscaping.about.com/od/herbplants/p/creeping_thyme.htm

Creeping Thyme: It Creeps, It Covers, It Conquers

Creeping thyme is a very short flowering ground cover. It looks especially good spilling over a stone wall, as in this picture. Learn more at http://landscaping.about.com/od/herbplants/p/creeping_thyme.htm

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Gardens: back to the stone age

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Stone wall garden- so many times I've dreamed of a yard surrounded by a stone wall, just like this

Stone wall garden- so many times I've dreamed of a yard surrounded by a stone wall, just like this

small retaining wall ideas | ... youre stuck with a sloping front yard, a retaining wall and sidewalk

small retaining wall ideas | ... youre stuck with a sloping front yard, a retaining wall and sidewalk

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Hopefully this is what my garden wall will turn out to look like one day.  We're off to a good start!

Hopefully this is what my garden wall will turn out to look like one day. We're off to a good start!

The integrated breakfast nook offers impressive views of the gardens. It features antique chairs from the couple’s former abode and a new table from Holland & Company. Breakfast room views consist of immaculate gardens, including these ‘Nikko Blue’ hydrangeas with a Korean boxwood hedge.

The integrated breakfast nook offers impressive views of the gardens. It features antique chairs from the couple’s former abode and a new table from Holland & Company. Breakfast room views consist of immaculate gardens, including these ‘Nikko Blue’ hydrangeas with a Korean boxwood hedge.

A simple way to increase soil depth is to create raised beds with layered, flat stones.

A simple way to increase soil depth is to create raised beds with layered, flat stones.

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How to Build a Dry Stack Stone Wall

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