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How to make a rock garden in a trough


Carol demonstrates how to create a mini-rock garden in a trough, recommending plant varieties and sharing tips on compost, drainage and top-dressing.

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bobthepot 24/11/2011 at 15:29

my first visit to your site i think it will be invalueable to a novice like me.thank you

apblythe 24/11/2011 at 15:29

I'd like to know how to transform an old sink into a trough as well

Leno 19/04/2012 at 14:55

Did Carol say sigloam as her trough filler? 'Can't find that name on Google

Chromebaby 29/04/2012 at 10:51

I think Carol said,'sieved' loam.

Berghill 29/04/2012 at 13:36

Unless you can get guranteed sterile loam with no weed seeds or soil pests, you are better using a commercial John Innes No 3 , half and half with 5mm crushed granite grit, unless you want to grow lime loving plants then you could use 5mm limestone grit.

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