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    Which one is the correct word?

    I have a nice garden pond which I often mention in my poems. The other day there was a beautiful heron visiting us. What do I call the rocks in the water? Rocks, boulders, I think stones are out of question. Thank you for your reply. It is very much appreciated!

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    Re: Which one is the correct word?

    What's wrong with stones? For my money, it's the most poetic of the choices you mentioned.

    I doubt you have boulders in a garden pond.

    Depending on size, pebble is another synonym for rock.

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    Re: Which one is the correct word?

    I agree with Stones!
    in Britain....
    Rocks- we have rocks in our garden making a rockery- the size of a loaf of bread.
    We have pebbles- the size of Chickens' eggs- or smaller,
    We don't have boulders- they're about the size of an armchair.
    We have gravel- that's lots of pebbles.

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    Re: Which one is the correct word?

    If it's a Japanese-style pond, it could have rocks in it: http://img12.deviantart.net/7830/i/2...ndyserrano.jpg

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