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How to build a decent small (petit) alpine garden

Posted by Koenigia Northhemisph (My Page) on
Fri, May 18, 12 at 1:22

I am kind of "expert" of Norw mountain flowers. Now, at my old ages (I´m 56), I should like grow some of the nice alpine flowers in a small alpine garden. Not more than 5-8 sq meters.

I plan to use second hand red brick stones. Making a narrow ellipse of these bricks, filling inside with gravel.

I plan to have 3 - 4 levels inside this ellipse
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how do I make these levels?
Just stacking the bricks high enough
-- or should I use something "heavier"?

I have been to Kew /Davies alpine garden. That is what I want in miniature.

PS
Oh yes - I know Koenigia islandica. I guess it is hard to grow at home :-)


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RE: How to build a decent small (petit) alpine garden

Hi, Koenigia,
Sorry your post has gone so long unanswered.
I'd recommend a visit to the following alpine gardening forums. You can get lots of good advice and inspiration there.
http://nargs.org/smf/
http://www.srgc.net/forum/index.php?action=forum


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