- rockeries Unlike an alpine slide
- types of rockeries
- How to create your own rockeries
- Care Rocard
- Rockery - video, photo
One of the beautiful art techniques arrangement plot became rockeries, tile flower on level ground. For adherents of independent creativity on the ground, familiar with any technique landscape design It begins with a careful study of its features. What will it take for rockeries, how to properly build, not to turn in alpine hill?
Rockery - interesting and beautiful method decorative portion
Rockery in the Japanese style
rockeries Unlike an alpine slide
The desire to return to exactly tilled land with the beds and trees piece natural nature led to the formation of an entire School of Landscape Design. So, in our everyday life appeared gardening concepts such as alpine garden, flower-bed. flowerbed, border and hedge. It is not surprising to get lost in all of these terms.
Rockery takes a well-deserved place among other methods of landscape design
Rockery with a small number of plants
Landscaped rockeries often confused with its close relative, the alpine slide. Indeed, the basis of these two methods - the stones, but there are also characteristic differences.
Rockery with dense low vegetation between the stones
- The rockeries no layering, typical of alpine hill, although it is allowed to use the stone peaks.
- For a flat composition of rocks and plants are not the intensity of illumination is required.
- The scene below rockeries and used large stones and gravel bedding mandatory.
- Based on herbal compositions comprise representatives of dwarf conifers, are not used in rock gardens.
- The plant species preference is the most unpretentious representatives.
Rockery with a small number of plants
Rockery with light shingle and small conifers
If the alpine hill is meant the presence of mountain vegetation, the plants for rockeries divide it by type.
Rockeries in a small area
types of rockeries
Designers offer three kinds of rockeries, based on the flora of the different regions of the Earth.
European rockeries decorated with plants growing in the middle band.
English rockeries It involves the use of herbs, and the main focus is on the drawing restraint. For him, take plants such as wormwood, cereals, certain types of conifers.
For Japanese rockeries characterized by an abundance of stone fragments and minimal presence of plants.
It is interesting! There is another kind of rockeries, "mobile" when the stone garden is divided into a small container in the form of a hollowed-out tree.
Rockery with flowers in pots
How to create your own rockeries
Before running in search of boulders and gravel to build rockeries their own hands, Referring to the rules of its arrangement. We already know that it must be a flat arrangement of rocks and plants. What else is important to observe, to be called the formed landscape Rocard?
Small Japanese rockeries
Create beautiful rokaky own hands will enable knowledge of some of the features and rules
The basic scheme of rockeries - a few large stones, gravel bedding and stunted perennials, located between the stones. The outlines of the composition should be close to the natural drawing area. Rockery can be square or rectangular, it is preferable for the free borders bends.
Depending on the design portion rockeries may be blurred or sharp boundaries
Even when rockeries boundaries coincide with the boundaries of flat land, rockeries does not lose its naturalness
Choose a place on your site with a smooth surface, to determine the size of rockeries, and with the help of ropes and pegs Arrange the composition of the border.
Restrained rockeries in summerhouse
Small rockeries at home
Important: rockeries can be broken, and on the slope, as long as the slope of land was flat, with no clear-cut of level crossings.
Rockery on the slopes
Rockery on a small slope
Rockery on a flat plot
On the marked area, remove all the sod is about 20 cm deep. Place in the resulting "trough" geotextiles, covering all the bare ground. Pour drainage, align it with a layer of sand and seal the well. Such a rigid base excludes sinking large stones in the soil.
Rockery covered with beige pebbles
Rockeries with the prevailing plants - succulents
The remaining height of rockeries fill the substrate of the three parts of garden soil, two parts sand, one part peat and grit.
Rockery on the banks of the creek
Rockery under the palm trees
The plot of rockeries
Make a design on paper, rockeries, placing the stones and plants where you want. Adhering composed plot, determine the size of stones and plant species that you would like to see in a stone garden.
To fill the space used by a large river pebbles
Overgrown ground cover plants rockeries
The combination of multi-colored gravel in rockeries
AT colors stone for rockeries stick to beige, yellow and brown hues. On their background looks favorably fresh green plants. Avoid the prevalence of gray in your composition. If the gray gravel, then larger stones should be of a different color.
Beige color of the stones will add more light to the mood of the composition
Bright gravel in combination with gray stones looks very impressive
Pick a few large boulders and gravel stock up on the basis of the area of your rockeries.
Rockery stones of light rock and southern plants
Large rocks must be dug into the soil about half their depth. To give them stability, can be put under the corners of pea gravel or sand.
Rockery with several large boulders
Small stones are well combined with low plants
When positioned on rockeries cottage, most importantly, make it a natural look. Stones should simulate the natural appearance of rocks on the earth's surface.
The path through rockeries covered with gravel to provide greater naturalness of the total composition
Well-placed plants and stones will give the composition naturalness more
Align the pattern of stones in one direction, placing them at the same angle.
Rockery of light gray stones and gravel
By placing the stones, do not forget to leave room for planting plants.
Stones for rockeries - is the basis of the total composition
The device rockeries basic artistic line is built from stones, plants are a spectacular addition. Therefore, start planting the plants only after fully formed when the rocky story of your child.
Stunted bright flowers in a small rockery
Relatively species designers are advised to use ground cover, coniferous and deciduous varieties, with a good root system and high decorative qualities.
Rockery with Mediterranean plants
If you want to get a coniferous rockeries, then choose juniper, fifth, spruce low-growing varieties.
dwarf forms suitable for rockeries European species of deciduous shrubs with flowers and fruits.
The combination of flowering plants and ground cover in rockeries
V can be used as a bright accents roses, azaleas, boxwood barberries.
Roses in rockeries
Tip! At arrangement of rockeries refuse aggressive plant species that are prone to rapid escalation. They actively fill the space, breaking through the gravel, and hopelessly break your image composition.
Rockery in the middle of the covered patio
Rockery on a small hill with southern plants