The 10 best alpine plants for the rockery. Choose these low-growing and drought-tolerant alpine plants for a rock garden full of flower colour

Rockery plants: Top 10 plants for an alpine rock garden

The 10 best alpine plants for the rockery. Choose these low-growing and drought-tolerant alpine plants for a rock garden full of flower colour

Rock-garden made from pile of stones with succulents and alpines

Rock-garden made from pile of stones with succulents and alpines

Poor, dry soil? It’s no problem for snow-in-summer. This indomitable groundcover forms a low-growing mat of gray-green leaves that are smothered with starry white flowers in late spring and early summer. Snow-in-summer excels in sandy or clay soils. In addition to being drought tolerant, this fast-growing perennial is also deer and rabbit resistant. It’s one of the easiest-care perennial groundcovers. Care tip: Use snow-in-summer in rock walls, as erosion control on slopes, and in…

Drought-Tolerant Groundcovers

Poor, dry soil? It’s no problem for snow-in-summer. This indomitable groundcover forms a low-growing mat of gray-green leaves that are smothered with starry white flowers in late spring and early summer. Snow-in-summer excels in sandy or clay soils. In addition to being drought tolerant, this fast-growing perennial is also deer and rabbit resistant. It’s one of the easiest-care perennial groundcovers. Care tip: Use snow-in-summer in rock walls, as erosion control on slopes, and in…

Curved timber retaining wall with vertical railway sleepers, great against a lawn. Very low maintenance

Curved timber retaining wall with vertical railway sleepers, great against a lawn. Very low maintenance

Hopefully this is what my garden wall will turn out to look like one day.  We're off to a good start!

Hopefully this is what my garden wall will turn out to look like one day. We're off to a good start!

hmmm.  could be a neat border around the front... we do live in a log home so it kinda fits.

hmmm. could be a neat border around the front... we do live in a log home so it kinda fits.

Dry stone walls: their cleverness lies in their simplicity. Photograph: Liz Eddison / on TTL Design

Gardens: back to the stone age

Dry stone walls: their cleverness lies in their simplicity. Photograph: Liz Eddison / on TTL Design

Garden design:rockery - Spring I think my MOM will LOVE this :) as much as I do!

Garden design:rockery - Spring I think my MOM will LOVE this :) as much as I do!

http://minervacompany.uk/ - want to escape to the West Country? Let us find your perfect seaside or country home for you! Want some ideas for your country or seaside cottage in Devon or Cornwall? Follow our board - https://uk.pinterest.com Create an infor

http://minervacompany.uk/ - want to escape to the West Country? Let us find your perfect seaside or country home for you! Want some ideas for your country or seaside cottage in Devon or Cornwall? Follow our board - https://uk.pinterest.com Create an infor

Dry stone wall forming raised borders - a good way of using up the pile of stones!

Dry stone wall forming raised borders - a good way of using up the pile of stones!

Love landscape with pottery, grasses, and wild flowers. Purple is so beautiful and just POPS!

Love landscape with pottery, grasses, and wild flowers. Purple is so beautiful and just POPS!

Beautifully planted rock supporting wall http://media-cache-ec5.pinterest.com/upload/270004940130484731_3spBPs1A.jpg

22 Small Backyard Ideas and Beautiful Outdoor Rooms Staging Homes in Style

Beautifully planted rock supporting wall http://media-cache-ec5.pinterest.com/upload/270004940130484731_3spBPs1A.jpg

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