Surrounding Plants

Tuff with plants can be installed on a balcony, patio, rock debris, raised beds, rock gardens. Alpine garden requires to build much time and effort, a careful thinking through assortment of plants and proper choice for them. Site for rock garden should be clearly visible, to be protected from north winds and not hidden by the shadow of trees. Stones for the rock garden should be the same type. Minimum size rock garden – 2,5 x1, 5 meters, but on this small area you can grow many different plants, not only the Alpine, which compares well with stone and decorate the whole season slide beautiful foliage and flowers. Planning for planting, you must pre-study literature on the needs of the desired plants and determine whether they fit the conditions of the site. In parallel, it to conduct a reverse process – select suitable plants that will be satisfied with the soil, humidity, lighting, allocated area.

Construction, the device alpine slides 1. Selecting a location for the rock garden. Rock garden should organically fit into the surrounding space and is well overlooked. Alpinarium better alpinariysmotritsya on a slope or hill (natural or man-made), surrounded by grass on a background stand aloof trees, shrubs or tall herbaceous plants, although other options may be acceptable (our rock garden is located on a very small artificial hill, the north and west are apple trees in the south – a pond, and all together form a harmonious ensemble). The opinions of different authors concur that the orientation of rock garden on the north is extremely undesirable – the plants will be open to cold winds, but disagree about what the most favorable orientation.

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