9780304354283

Stone, Rock & Gravel: Natural Feartures for Modern Gardens

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  • ISBN13:

    9780304354283

  • ISBN10:

    0304354287

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-05-01
  • Publisher: Octopus Pub Group

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Summary

The earth exhibits amazing diversity and beauty in its rocks and the countless plants that thrive among them. Now anyone can design and enjoy a stunning garden in which plants and stones exist in natural harmony. Learn how to make the most of rocky landscapes. Plan and build your own rock or gravel garden. See how to add a water feature, a rock wall, or a raised bed, and even how to make a container rock garden. Handy plant lists and a detailed plant directory make it easy to choose the proper species for your needs, and maintenance tasks are organized in a convenient season-by-season format. Captivating full-color photographs showcasing glorious gardens offer a great deal of inspiration. 160 pages (all in color), 8 3/4 x 10 1/2.

Table of Contents

Preface 8(2)
Rock Gardens Old and New
10(14)
Rocky Landscapes and their Flowers
24(14)
Building a Rock Garden
38(12)
Creative Ways with Water
50(10)
Planting the Rock Garden
60(12)
The Gravel Garden
72(14)
Scree, Dry Rivers and Herb Gardens
86(12)
Rock Walls and Raised Beds
98(12)
Slabs, Setts and Stepping Stones
110(10)
Potted Rock Gardens
120(10)
Garden Maintenance
130(14)
Plant Directory 144(12)
Acknowledgements 156(1)
Index 157

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