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DESIGNING THE MINIATURE ROCK GARDEN

ALTHOUGH some very pleasing effects can be achieved with formal layouts, to most people a miniature garden implies a miniature rock garden. Yet, to judge from appearances, few seem to give any thought to the question of design. Any smallish … Continue reading

20. April 2017 by Dave Pinkney
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Rock Gardens | Rock Gardening

The decorative features of a garden are just as important as its more practical aspects. They lend character and individuality to a layout, and represent an equally sound investment. After all, there are some months of the year when the … Continue reading

07. August 2013 by Dave Pinkney
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M-Z of Rock Plants and Alpines

Morisia A real miniature, M. monanthos makes a prostrate creeping tuffet of green, studded with dainty, yellow flowers in late spring. However, this only happens if it has the exceedingly sharp drainage that it likes best, so plant in sandy … Continue reading

26. February 2012 by Dave Pinkney
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How to Build a Rock Wall for Ferns

  In building a rock wall, it is extremely difficult to obtain the perfectly natural appearance which is so desirable, and there is no doubt that tufa lends itself to such treatment better than any other rock. Quite a useful … Continue reading

15. May 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Building Fern Rock Gardens

It is often stated that at least a third of a rock should be buried in the soil. This is unnecessary and a waste of good rock face. Provided that the lower edges of the rock are covered with soil … Continue reading

09. May 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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