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Amazing Rock Garden Plants

Amazing Rock garden Plants with Sensible Gardening.

One of the most difficult aspects of a rock garden is finding plants that are not too successful. So many of the small trailing plants that are used in rock gardens are too invasive and before you know it your rock garden has lost its shape and is covered in only 1 or 2 aggressive species. There are however some…

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Rock Gardens

Rock Garden at Sensible Gardening and Living

Rock gardens add another dimension to your garden and to look good require a little imagination on your part. Ideally rock gardens look best on a natural slope or a natural outcrop of rocks but we are not all so lucky to have this on our property.¬† Usually we have to create this illusion by ourselves and the more natural…

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Candytuft (Iberis sempervirens)

Candy Tuft growing at Sensible Gardening and Living

GARDEN BLOGGERS BLOOM DAY Probably one of the most popular low growing perennials. Clear, bright white flowers completely cover the narrow leaves in the spring. The evergreen foliage stays looking good all season after the flowers have finished. It forms low clumps about 6 inches high and makes an excellent edger. When in full bloom it is really spectacular and…

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Rock Gardens

Creating a Rock garden with Sensible Gardening

I suppose the very best of rock gardens are created ¬†within a natural slope or rock outcropping. Unfortunately most of us will not be so lucky to have this natural habitat within our garden so we must recreate it the best we can. Since some of the best plants for rock gardens are alpines, it will be important that you…

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