How to plant up an alpine trough video

How to plant up an alpine trough

Discover how to plant up an alpine trough in autumn, with the help of Monty Don's video guide.

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Autumn is a good time to plant alpines, and Monty Don shows you how in this short video guide from Gardeners’ World. Watch as he adds to his stone trough, planting spoon-leaved stonecrop (Sedum spathulifolium ‘Cape Blanco’), with rosettes of powdery-grey leaves, a mini-tree-like Crassula sarcocaulis, and bulbs of Fritillaria michailovskyi for tiny purple bellflowers in early summer. He also gives tips on the growing conditions these gem-like plants need to thrive.

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