Betty Ford Alpine Gardens


Alpine Perennials – The Perfect Rock Garden Companion

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Add a Carpet of Color to Your Rock Garden With Alpine Perennials Alpine perennials are those small tough plants that thrive in the harsh environments of a Rocky Mountain home. They perform in the lean, alkaline clay soils, high desert aridness, bitter winters, and the hungry wildlife of western gardens. Alpines grow naturally short with deep roots to preserve their energy even through a drought situation. Alpines are very self-sustainable, requiring little care plus they provide a tightly knit weed barrier in a garden. There is a satisfying correctness when Alpines are planted in rock gardens because they go together and seem made for each other. The plants stay small...