Good example of large water feature in an alpine setting done well. Stones and boulders should be of the same rock type/color and weathering, and be planted in such a way as to suggest they are the weathered portion of a massive formation just below.
If you live in a hot, dry climate, choose perennials that thrive in those conditions. Heliopsis and Coreopsis have roots in the American prairie, so you know these flowering beauties will keep on blooming even though temperatures and rainfall fluctuate
"How To" - from Ginger Photo Self-Explanatory Grow Ginger from Cuttings Growing Ginger is SUPER EASY! I put some in a clear 'air tight' container in my counter, and just the other day went to add a new piece I had bought to