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rockery

a garden constructed with rocks, esp one where alpine plants are grown
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Best choices for decorative rockery stone include York stone, Welsh green stone, Cotswold stone and slate stone.
My strangest experience in the garden so far has been picking up a handful of toad instead of a handful of dead grass and ivy on my rockery. I don't know who was more surprised, me or the toad.
They are good rockery plants, forming clumps which die down for winter, pushing up new crops of finely divided, silky leaves and buds in spring.
There is also a small pond with rockery and further rockery gardens to the rear together with a paved area.
Graeme and Tracey Hynd found the 70-year-old shelter when digging up their rockery at their new home in Willenhall.
It likes a sunny location and welldrained soil, making it ideal for the rockery or in a container.
But there are also many winter-flowering dwarfs for the rockery which also brighten up patios if they are planted in containers.
Will grow to two or three feet and is ideal for a rockery, near water, or in a container.
Side access leads to a beautiful private back garden with its own rockery water feature.
Many are also dwarf in stature, slow growing and perfect for a small alpine feature in a rockery or stone trough .