Pallet Planter with Terracotta Pots . with some hose clamps and screws to secure the pots, this old pallet has been upcycled into a feature vertical garden. For more inspiration, see 20 Creative Ways to Upcycle Pallets in Your Garden
The dry streambed of river rocks that seems to flow from one lawn-pond to the other in the upper, contemplative area of this small suburban backyard east of Seattle. Japanese Forest grass is so pretty.
The rock-lined swale is both design feature and effective rain garden. It soaks up runoff in this wet, steep-slope garden. Glass floats further the look of a dry streambed. If only we had rain in Texas.but "dry bed" will work well!