More ideas from Mira
This looks similar to my pond .... LOVE my pond. I set up a special little area for my visiting birds where they can take their baths and then sit on the rocks to preen. I SO enjoy watching them !

How to Build a Low-Maintenance Water Feature Construct a simple (one-weekend!) stone and gravel fountain that needs almost no maintenance.This fountain features running water.

Dry creek bed.  Have been eyeing the spot for this for a few years.  Work in native grasses and perrenials.  This is a perfect balance of stone form and size.  (from The Owner-Builder Network)

Wet weather creek bed with different sizes of river rock. Work in native grasses, sedges, and perennials. This is a perfect balance of stone form and size. (from The Owner-Builder Network)