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Published by Ward Lock in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rock gardens.

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LC ClassificationsSB459
The Physical Object
Pagination(104)p.
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16431763M
ISBN 100706360869, 0706360850

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  AHS Book Award winner Rock gardening —the art of growing alpines and other miniature plants in the company of rocks in order to recreate the look of a rugged mountaintop—has been surging in popularity. Time and space constraints, chronic drought in the American West, and a trend toward architectural plants are just a few of the reasons for the increased interest. A. Crevice gardening is a style of rock gardening that came out of the Czech Republic. The Czechs are huge rock gardeners. The Czechs are huge rock gardeners. In a crevice garden, the idea is taking thin pieces of rock—the kind of stones you might use as pavers—and then setting them vertically or nearly vertically in a container or in the. Get this from a library! Rock gardening. [Charles O Cresson] -- Describes seventy plants suitable for rock gardens, tells how to create walls and paths, and select and work with stone, and answers questions about rock gardening. The most popular, considered the American Bible of Rock Gardening, was written by Lincoln Foster and illustrated by his wife Timmy. Rock Gardening: A Guide to Growing Alpines and Other Wildflowers in the American Garden () described plants in genera. The book not only described how to build a classic rock garden but also discussed.