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.

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