Rock garden design and construction / by the North American Rock Garden Society ; edited by Jane McGary
Book | Timber Press | 2003

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316 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [298]-305)
Contents
Design principles and materials. Rock garden design, style, and aesthetics / Baldassare Mineo ; Paths and hardscaping / Nicholas Klise ; Soils / Louise Parson ; Water : a natural addition to the rock garden / Eamonn Hughes -- Types of rock gardens. Berms : raising a rock garden above flat ground / Gwen Kelaidis ; Moraine and scree gardens / Ray Radebaugh ; Crevice gardens / Harvey Wrightman and Phyllis Gustafson ; Working with tufa / Sheila Paulson ; Planted walls and formal raised beds / Jane McGary ; Dry sand beds / Michael Slater ; Adapting a natural outcrop / Rob and Sharon Illingworth ; Dwarf conifers and woody plants / Robert Fincham ; The cactus and succulent specialist's rock garden / John Spain -- Structures and containers. Making troughs / Joyce Fingerut ; Planting troughs / Rex Murfitt ; The alpine house / Lee Raden ; Bulb and alpine frames / Jane McGary ; Rock gardening on a balcony / Lawrence Thomas ; Propagation facilities / Rick Lupp -- Regional styles and techniques. The Pacific Northwest / Loren Russell ; Alaska and the Far North / Jaime Rodriguez ; Rock gardening in mild-climate California / Sandra Ladendorf ; The xeric rock garden : an intermountain style / Gwen Kelaidis ; The Northeastern United States and eastern Canada / Tom Stuart ; The Southeast and Mid-Atlantic region / Michael Chelednik -- Visiting public rock gardens. St. John's Newfoundland : Memorial University Botanical Garden / Todd Boland ; Montreal, Québec : the alpine garden at the Montreal Botanical Garden / René Giguère ; Niagara Falls, Ontario : Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens / Anna Leggatt ; New York City : the New York Botanical Garden / Steve Whitesell ; Kansas City, Missouri : the limestone rock wall at Powell Gardens / Alan Branhagen ; Denver, Colorado : the rock alpine garden at the Denver Botanic Gardens / Sandy Snyder and Rich Bishop ; Homer, Alaska : the Pratt Museum Botanical Garden / Verna Pratt ; Vancouver, British Columbia : E.H. Lohbrunner Alpine Garden / Brent A. Hine ; Bellevue, Washington : the alpine rock garden at Bellevue Botanical Garden / Micheal Moshier ; Portland, Oregon : the Berry Botanic Garden and Leach Botanical Garden / Bonnie Brunkow Olson and Neal Maillet ; Eugene, Oregon : the Sebring Rock Garden, Alton Baker Park / Louise Parsons.
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0881925837
9780881925838
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