Rock garden and alpine plants are easy to overlook, but they do have appeal

Alpines are hardy little numbers, ideal for anyone who wants to grow a wide variety of plants in a small space

2nd April, 2017
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Alpine enthusiasts cast an expert eye over the specimens on display at the Alpine Garden Society

I have a confession to make. I’ve never really taken much notice of rock garden and alpine plants, until now that is. There are so many other bigger, brasher plants that demand attention, it’s easy to overlook these little treasures. But on getting to know them better, it is clear that alpine plants actually rock.

In order to discover more about them, I visited the garden of Billy Moorem, an alpine...

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