The Sunday Express Guide to Rock and Alpine Plants is a complete reference book for the modern gardener on how and where to grow rock and alpine plants. The book is packed with useful information on how to plan, stock and maintain all types of gardens with these fascinating ornamental gems. The text is illustrated throughout with stunning photographs of both rock and alpine plants in settings that range from grandious rock gardens to the more simple, yet equally attractive scree gardens.The book is arranged in four sections and begins with clear instructions on how to create a natural environment for rock and alpine plants. The second section describes how to create alternative rock gardens – sink gardens, dry stone walls and raised beds, scree gardens, peat beds and alpine houses and frames. In section three the author explains the importance of creating the right conditions in which these sometimes demanding plants will thrive. The author also details the different methods of propagation. There is also a useful A-Z of rock and alpine plants. This book will help the reader become an expert on these attractive and interesting plants!
In good condition