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Rock gardens & alpine plants

by John Warwick

  • 240 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Octopus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rock plants.,
  • Alpine garden plants.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJohn Warwick.
    SeriesColour in your garden
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB421
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79p. :
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16695169M
    ISBN 100706423011
    OCLC/WorldCa13122750

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      The best plants for rock gardens tend to be on the small side, often alpine in origin and drought-tolerant. They all need good drainage – especially if you live somewhere that gets a good amount of rainfall each year. Think tiny when it comes to your rock garden plants.   When planting in alpine troughs mix in plenty of grit with your compost. This will help improve drainage. If planting alpines in rock gardens, your aim is to create a natural look. Position plants with care and try and avoid a regimented end result. Consider that some plants will spread quite considerably, so space plants carefully.

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The Crevice Garden and its Plants by Zdenek Zvolanek (Alpine Garden SocietyISBN ). In small urban gardens rock gardens are often created on top of retaining walls made of imported landscape rock or concrete blocks.

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