‘Bear witness to the ice age’ as a well-devised and decorative decorative element for the garden are what boulders and which possibilities arise for your own garden? Many connect the boulders with rocks, so larger break – or river stones. Real boulders are heavy stone blocks, which were verdrifftet in the last ice age, by enormous glacier flows from Scandinavia to Central Europe up to several tons. The term foundling”is so that they are distributed over a wide area in Europe. You can find higher occurrence in lignite deposits, however as overburden rather in the way stand and damage the conveyor system. The very different rock types from which they are made and the various colors associated are the special feature of boulders. By natural erosion or, together have boulders, a usually round, gently curved form friction in the glacier stream.
Even prehistoric artists found a cultic and religious use for the impressively structured stones. Just due to this natural shape, they prove beautiful design element to pond plants, which insert in conjunction with water and plants, much more harmonious in the overall picture as stones. An additional combined with Stone lanterns and sculptures give a touch of Asian garden art. But also not own of a pond you can position as individual groups of foundling in the garden, which upgraded the entire garden and impressive accents created. Whether on a pond or as to minimize individual group in the garden–to the maintenance you should build a rot-resistant fleece under the stones in each case. Time-intensive weed control is thereby avoided.
Possible gaps within the group can be connected with decorative stones or decorative gravel. The range of matching decorative stones in Germany is plentiful. “” “Under names, such as Rainbow”, Rivera Sunshine, Conglomerato rosso “, Flambe” or Nyx “these are sold. Real glacial Erratics are of course relatively expensive. That comes for one, because they are very scattered and on the other by the high weight and the associated salvage and transport costs. But in return receives a decorative, stable natural product that creates quality of life in the garden and can be passed to future generations. Written by Veit number from