Alpine or Rock Garden Design by Duncan McAlpine So, you want to build a rock or an alpine garden but you don’t know what type of rock to get? Practically any kind of rock will do for the construction. If you can find it, weathered limestone is considered one of the best, while the round field boulders or river […]

Alpine & Rock Garden Nurseries

Listing of Alpine Plants and how to use:: Enclosed is a list of nurseries which sell Alpine or Rock Garden Plants or Seeds Thimble Farms 175 Arbutus Rd., Salt Spring Island. B.C. Canada V8K 1A3 Mt. Tahoma Nursery 28111 112th Ave E Graham, WA 9833 USA Alpines Mont Echo 1182 Parmenter Road Sutton, Quebec Canada JOE 2K0 Tel. (450) 243-5354 […]

New Zealand Alpine Garden Society (Inc.)

NZAGS logo © Nothing more pleasing than growing alpines from New Zealand. 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 a extensive NZ Native section categorized in a yearly […]

Czech International Rock Garden Conference 2007

1st Czech International  Rock Garden Conference Beroun nr. Prague  Czech Republic www.soldanella.cz/conference 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. […]

Alpine Container Gardening

Listing of Alpine Plants and how to use:: There is a rich tradition of European and American alpine and rock gardening using containers, raised beds, alpine houses, and open gardens. “Trough” gardening, or the use of stone troughs for miniature gardens, is the most popular, yet only one of several alpine gardening forms. This article explores growing alpine plants in […]

Rock Garden Club of Prague

MEETINGS Annual meeting: Saturday, 4 March, 2006, 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 activites, awards of growers for their exhibited plants. Slide shows. SHOWS Including plant sale in the traditional show church garden on Karlovonamesti – Moran, Prague1, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (dates […]

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/, http://www.soldanella.cz; 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 […]

The Backyard Gardener, Your Prime Garden Source

Skalničky 4/2001- 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   Seed exchange: is open to all members in good standing for the year 2001. The seed list is distributed together with the Bulletin vol. 4 in December. Instructions are enclosed there. […]