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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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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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List of Ferns for Rock Gardens and Dry Walls

List of Ferns for Rock Gardens and Dry Walls Adiantum pedatum aleuticum Adiantum pedatum montane forms Adiantum venustum Asplenium adiantum nigrum Asplenium x alternifolium Asplenium fontanum Asplenium ruta-muraria Asplenium septentrionale Asplenium trichomanes Asplenium trichomanes cristatum Asplenium trichomanes incisum Asplenium viride … Continue reading

09. May 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Rock Types for Rock Gardens

Types of Rock Used in Rock Gardens The type of rock selected is not at all important, but if nicely weathered natural rock is available, so much the better. Generally speaking, the local rock, if any, fits in with the … Continue reading

09. May 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Ferns in the Rock Garden and Rock Walls

Ferns in the Rock Garden and Rock Walls Many of the smaller ferns find ideal conditions in rock gardens, dry stone walls, or in very stony ground; in fact, one wonders how some of the Spleenworts managed before man came … Continue reading

09. May 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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