Planting plants among rocks

sah54April 9, 2012

I have a small area (about 100 square feet) that I am going to put 1 inch river rock in. I would like to plant 3 or 4 plants in this area. Right now, I have it dug down to 3 inches. When I plant the plants (before adding the rock) should I raise the area to ground level before I dig the hole or just dig the hole where the ground is now and then add 3 inches of rock?

I'm having the rock delivered this Friday so I can start hauling it to the back yard this weekend. I'll be buying the plants tomorrow.

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terrestrial_man(9)

It is hard to make any recommendations unless we know where you are. As well as the nature of the area being worked.

    Bookmark   April 12, 2012 at 1:46AM
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freki(5a)

what about putting containers among/hidden by the rocks?

    Bookmark   April 20, 2012 at 11:59AM
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