Alpines are both attractive and easy to manage, and in this comprehensive guide Chris and Valerie Wheeler demonstrate the many ways in which readily available hardy species can be grown as a feature in the garden. An inspiration to gardeners of all abilities, the book is lavishly illustrated and gives practical advice on all aspects of its subject. choosing plants suitable for particular soils and climates; caring for them throughout the season; displaying them to best effect in a variety of settings Illustrated in full colour: with 160 colour photographs and 8 full colour garden plans.
Chris and Valerie Wheeler own a nursery in Suffolk specialising in dwarf plants, including alpines. They design and provide plants for alpine features, and also run gardening courses through the Suffolk Garden School. They are the authors of Gardening with Hebes and Sink & Container Gardening Using Dwarf and Hardy Plants, both published by GMCP.