Category Archives for Rock Gardens

Planting on a Slope

Should your garden be on a slope it does not necessarily mean you will be planting on a slope, as the garden may be terraced and have retaining walls. But planting on a slope is slightly more difficult and requires … Continue reading

19. June 2013 by admin
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Growing Plants in Walls

Colour in the cracks Plants which tolerate dry, and often poor, conditions are ideal for growing in walls. They need little attention, give a reliable, colourful display and bring a sparkle to the nooks and crannies of an otherwise bare … Continue reading

29. August 2011 by admin
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Choosing Bulbs for the Rock Garden

Rock and alpine gardens are often made in odd corners as well as in more prominent situations. Wherever they may be placed, in sunshine or shade, there are showy bulbous subjects which can be used to give a lovely display. … Continue reading

07. July 2011 by admin
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Starting a Rock Garden

Rock Gardens It is probably best to avoid the word rockery, for this is apt to encompass all that is unsatisfactory about most small garden efforts in this field. A pile of soil is made — no doubt left over … Continue reading

12. May 2011 by admin
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Rock Plants in Containers

Rock Garden Plants in Garden Tubs and Containers One of the great attractions of rock-garden plants is their gem-like quality; often large flowers borne on disproportionately small growth. Full enjoyment is a hands-and-knees job, especially if they are scented. This … Continue reading

12. May 2011 by admin
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