Gardening With Hardy Plants, From The High Mountains Are

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Types of Garden design with alpine plants

There is something about garden design with small alpine plants, what fascinates me. I can think of two very large advantages: on the one hand it thus creates a wonderful landscape. Moreover, they can be a wonderful solution for difficult areas within the own garden.


As the name itself says, the plants come from Alpine zones, where they are permanently exhibited the direct sunshine and the rocky soil of nutrients is emptied. They require often specific growth conditions, which you can hardly reach in your own garden.

Thank God, there are many ways for the artificial creation of the environment to which they are accustomed. Still they can grow sometimes better than all other species in places that are poor in nutrients and dry. Under certain circumstances, so can create a landscape that provides its own.

Such design is very often a mixture. There are alpine together and other plants used. This one has many different mountain types available. There are low-growing perennials, dwarf pine, grass and blessing, succulents, ground vegetation, and onion. Through the combination of different textures and colors, as well as by placing plants among the rocks, you could reach a gorgeous landscaping, which will delight you all year round.

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The first rule is to find an area Gets a direct sunshine, where no high trees interlock them. In this case is the fertilization of plants of paramount importance. The standing water around the plants is of primary importance.

The Alpine gardens vary by type and size. There are also many other ways how to accomplish a lot in the area of alpine plants. You can add to the already existing garden design. You can place more than one container to a sunny garden.

Stone wall

The columns and the cracks in the rocks go super well with the Alpine gardens. Fill holes with a small amount of Earth and put the plants there. Place pebbles.

Best you should create different plants in small pots, to make installation as easy and enhance the effect.

After Maß manufactured equipment

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If you have enough space, you can create alpine gardens from remnant materials. This Alpine Garden has stone slabs at its ends. By increasing the landscape, you can enjoy making it much easier and the care will be much simple.

The impressive size of the stones still serves as a spectacular backdrop for the plants. One has the impression that if you look on a naturalized landscape.

What a better way for the reuse of paving stones in the garden can you imagine?

Plants in containers

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This is a garden design, which allows a lot of variety and imagination Arte. Can any kind determine the appropriate size and fertilization and any side by side adjust the various plants, and play around with the different possible combinations. Gardens with contemporary and classic appearance can benefit equally from the contrasts and the variety.

Make sure that the pots have water drain holes. Then put a layer of rubble, curving stone, broken pieces of pots and other such things. So, you will promote the process of fertilization and irrigation. Add some small plants, which are covered with pebbles and you have done the job!

Choose the right place

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As at each plant , you must inform himself about the growth rate before you find the right place for sitting on this. Some species which show very rapid growth, should be restricted by pots or other methods, so that they do not disturb the other types.

Now look at this example here. I love the contrast between the coloured flowers and the clean modern lines of the pot.

I imagine wonderfully as a design on a warm sunny terrace

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Semprevivum is a very popular type of succulent plant. These are found in many different shapes, colors and sizes. It is a good choice for mixed plants container designs.

Their growth can be kept under control. Continue to create a carpet effect on the surface of the bucket.

You can mix plants of various sizes and colours and adapt together. You will experience an incredible beauty with the arrival of summer.

Green roofs

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The alpine plants are wonderful for green roofs. This is due to its drought tolerance and small in stature. Here you can see some of the kind of Sedum plants. You have a wonderful variety in form and color. They provide a great appearance to otherwise very dull appearing areas.

Here you can see another wonderful variation for the imitation of the mountain landscape on a relatively small area.

Which of these options would you like to you to implement?

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Pebbles and other species

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To find a local florist

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Splendid eye-catcher in the spring

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