Tag Alpines

Delosperma – the perfect resident for that dry sunny spot

I am a Delosperma fanatic. I have been collecting them for 10 years and here is a variety you have got to try! Lots of colour and hardy!

Succulents – Getting the most out of a dry garden

Growing succulents in your garden can be extremely rewarding. Easy to grow, propagate and these plants will thrive in places where others wilt.

Hardy Cyclamen varieties for winter colour

If you are looking for something unusual, easy to grow, hardy and will guarantee colour during the winter months, then look no further than the humble Cyclamen.

Hypertufa planters – how to make [Ultimate guide]

Making your own hypertufa pots and stone effect trough couldn’t be easier. The effects are truly stunning and very cheap to construct.

Rock garden plants

Their is something hugely satisfying and comforting about the sight of miniature, hardy alpines in a rock garden weaving their carpets of colour around well placed stones. Here are some great alpine plants to try.

Sedums – low maintenance plants

For low maintenance, easy growers – you can’t beat Sedums. A few ideas for growing these succulent perennial plants.

Sempervivums

There are many plants that are very good at coping with extremes in weather, Sempervivums, also known as Houseleeks or Liveforever are such plants

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