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Rock gardening for amateurs by Harry Higgott Thomas

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English

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  • Rock gardens

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Edition Notes

ContributionsArnott, Samuel,
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB454 T46 1927
The Physical Object
Pagination276p.
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17033333M

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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 mountaintophas 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/5. A rock garden, also known as a rockery or an alpine garden, is a small field or plot of ground designed to feature and emphasize a variety of rocks, stones, and boulders.. The standard layout for a rock garden consists of a pile of aesthetically arranged rocks in different sizes, with small gaps between in which plants are rooted.   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. More editions of Gardening for Amateurs (Volume 1); A Simple, Complete, and Practical Guide for Garden Lovers: Gardening for Amateurs (Volume 1); A Simple, Complete, and Practical Guide for Garden Lovers: ISBN () Softcover, General Books LLC,