Trough Alpine Gardening

Listing of Alpine Plants and how to use::   THEME TROUGHS A great source of pleasure to me, is to design and plant out “Theme” troughs. There are many hundreds of theme ideas if you use your imagination.What about: Plants from your favourite country Troughs planted with your favourite colours Single genus troughs Troughs from an AGS/NARGS seedlist selection Plants […]

Alpine & Rock Garden Nurseries

Listing of Alpine Plants and how to use:: Enclosed is a list of nurseries that sell Alpine or Rock Garden Plants or Seeds Thimble Farms 175 Arbutus Rd., Salt Spring Island. B.C. Canada V8K 1A3 Alpines Mont Echo 1182 Parmenter Road Sutton, Quebec Canada JOE 2K0 Tel. (450) 243-5354 Fax (514) 486-8474 Hokonui Alpines RD 6, Gore 9700, Southland, New […]

New Zealand Alpine Garden Society (Inc.)

New Zealand offers a wide variety of alpine flora and vegetation. The New Zealand Alpine Garden Society invites you to join other overseas members in enjoying the benefits of the Society. Membership provides two informative Bulletins each year and an extensive NZ Native section categorized in a yearly seed list. Local members are encouraged to participate in the monthly programs.  […]

Rock Garden Clug Prague (KSP) Study Weekend

  The last was held in the mountain hut of the Masaryk University Brno, in Cikhaj, Zdarske Mts, Ceskomoravska vysocina, Moravia in October 16-18, 1998. Programme (in Czech, translation or bilingual speaking): 1. A lecture marathon – J.Burgel: English shows, new Saxifraga hybrids – V.Holubec: Altai expedition 1998 – Z.Zvolanek: USA and Canada, Alaska – Z.Rehacek: Top alpines in cultivation […]

The Rock Garden Plants

Welcome to Backyard Gardener Skalničky 4/2005 – The Rock Garden Plants Newsletter of the quarterly Bulletin of The Rock Garden Club Prague Klub skalničkářů Praha, Maříkova 5, 162 00 Praha 6, Czech Republic /garden-themes/alpine-garden/rock-garden-club-of-prague/,; www.skalnicky.czSeed exchange: is open to all members in good standing for the year 2005. The seed list is distributed together with this Bulletin vol. 4 […]

Flowers of the Caucasus Mountains

The Caucasus mountains have great biological and cultural diversity. In the Caucasian region (Circaucasia, Transcaucasia  incl.  the Little Caucasus) the numbers of higher plant species are estimated to 6500 with a significant share of endemic and sub endemic species. There is also a huge cultural diveristy – approx. 170 different nations and languages (!). Concerning landscape and scenic beauty Caucasus belong to the […]

Czech International Rock Garden Conference 2007

1st Czech International  Rock Garden Conference Beroun nr. Prague  Czech Republic May 3 – 6, 2007     Invitation Rock gardeners, – Plan to be there! – Make a pilgrimage to the Mecca of rock gardeners, to Prague at blooming time. – Meet the true believers of natural rock gardening. – Enjoy the blend of lectures and the wealth […]

The Rock Garden Club Prague

Invites rock gardeners and alpine plant lovers from abroad to join the Club. It has grown steadily and now has around 1000 local and 100 foreign members. Many of them keep professional contacts with Rock Garden Societies, Clubs, Chapters in U.S.A., U.K., Germany, France, Belgium, Canada, Netherlands and other parts of the world, as well as with many botanical gardens. […]

Rock Garden Club of Prague

MEETINGS Annual meeting: Saturday, 4 March,  8:45 to 15:00 o´clock.  Lecture:  Jaroslav Baláž – Visit to the Turkish mountains Museum of Police, Na Karlově, Prague 2.Reports on Club activities, and awards to growers for their exhibited plants. Slide shows. SHOWS Including plant sales in the traditional show church garden on Karlovonamesti – Moran, Prague1, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (dates […]

American Primrose Society (Primulas) – Bookstore

These prices are for APS members only. Membership can be obtained by selecting the link. All books can be purchased from APS webpage only. PHOTOCOPIES OF OLDER BOOKS: The Auricula. Rowland Biffen (1951) The Primulas of Europe John MacWatt (1928) Primulas for Gardenand Greenhouse E.H.M. Cox and G. C. Taylor(1928) Primulas A.G. Puttock Primulas in the Garden Kenneth C. Corsar […]