To create a rock garden is necessary to choose the composition solution, the variety of trees and shrubs, stone and rock sculptures. In the list of sought-after species of dwarf spruce, juniper, arborvitae, Cotoneaster, Berberis, wood nymph, cypress, Iberis, etc. Slides can be in the form of rock cliff, canyon, mountain slope, valleys, etc.
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Features of arrangement of the rock garden
Alpine slide is a original design in the garden, in the park, a recreation area. Rock gardens are considered to be an imitation of rocky sections, so based composite solutions - stone rocks and culture that grow in the foothills. You must choose the specific species of dwarf and dwarf evergreen plants. The composition can be supplemented with creepers. Flowering culture to create accent areas in rock gardens selected stunted and small buds.
Optimal culture everything for rock garden:
- spruce dwarf;
- decorative stud;
By building a rock garden is sublime, and consists of the following elements:
Configuration There are several types of rock gardens, reproducing different parts of mountain territory:
- rocky cliff - created from large stones, a small number of crops, placed in niches;
- hillside - is a complex composition with the highest peak, is created from the blocks of different dimensions, supplemented by low and creeping plant crops species;
- Valley in the mountains - is created from large boulders that are partly covered with soil and surrounded by flowering ornamental plants;
- Gorge - the composition is complicated in execution, it is recommended to place the gorge in a hollow portion of the territory, framed by hills of rock, plants are planted near a rocky flora;
- rock garden - rock created from stone, complemented with vegetable crops, which serve an aesthetic background composition of large boulders.
The regeneration of the rock garden is necessary to take into account the nuances:
- features of the landscape;
- architectural design of a country house;
- location of plant (large culture are planted at the top to create the visual illusion of height differences);
- It looks spectacular flowering plants on the rocky slopes;
- everything for rock garden, you can use different types of terrain, in Vol. h. and flat territory.
The steps of creating a rock garden
Alpine slide his hands created taking into account the successive stages.
First, a sketch is required to prepare a composition. Determined by the area under the rock garden and slides configuration, the number of levels and types of vegetable crops for planting. Calculated the required amount of material, the size and number of stones selected, the volume of sand, soil and drainage. Perform calculations on the costs of the work. Driving rock garden layout is created based on binding to the terrain.
Plants in rock gardens sun-loving, so choose the optimal slopes on the south side or east. It can be used in the creation of composite solutions natural uneven terrain. You can design a track to the site to place near a seating area with a fireplace and swing.
Then the circuit is transferred to the pad, to tokenize territory by twine. The site is preparing for stacking boulders. The soil required to be drained, this clean soil to 30 cm and filled with sand, gravel, watered. The perimeter placed larger stones inside space is filled with soil, which will be the base for planting.
Then fit the next row of stones. After creating the planned number of tiers drawn top. Laid out a large boulder or more compact stones pyramid. The final stage to prevent spillage of soil. The free space between the stones filled with earth for planting. Work optimally to begin in the autumn, the plants are planted in the spring.
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