Desert Landscape Riverbed For Drainage
Most dry riverbeds in xeriscapes and desert southwest yards are for looks and curb appeal. Still, there are some like this one that are created for drainage and to channel flood water. The water that flows through this area use to erode away the soil and plants. Now this fake river bed area is protected from erosion with a layer of weed barrier covered with rocks and gravel.
Also See: Xeriscaping Ideas