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Rock Gardening

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Rock Gardening

Reimagining a Classic Style

By Joseph Tychonievich

Timber Press (OR), Hardcover, 9781604695878, 296pp.

Publication Date: November 16, 2016

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Description

Rediscover a classic garden technique

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. Rock Gardening brings this traditional style to a new generation of gardeners. It includes a survey of gorgeous rock gardens from around the world, the techniques and methods specific to creating and maintaining a rock garden, and profiles of the top 50 rock garden plants.

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