Alpines by Christopher Grey-Wilson
The beauty and hardiness of this diverse group of plants makes them a popular choice for any garden. This guide teaches you the background and history of the plants and includes information on how to allow them to flourish. The introduction shows you how to use alpines to their best advantage, with suggestions for displaying them in different garden situations. Following this, a plant catalogue offers an illustrated guide to more than 60 varieties of alpine with hints and tips on cultivation and garden use. Finally, the grower's guide contains advice on general maintenance, how to buy and select alpines and construct your own rock garden, as well as providing a propagation calendar.