Rock Garden

Lithops (Living Stones)- Facts on Growing and Caring for Lithops

Lithops also known as ‘living stones’ are succulents with leaves that resemble small stones or rocks. Get facts and info on growing and caring for lithops. Facts on Lithops (Growing Lithops Plants) Living stones grow best in the same conditions as cactus, hot and dry, and they benefit from an attractive stone mulch. They do great [...]

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Yucca Plant- Which Varieties of Yucca Plants are Best?

The Yucca plant comes in many types and varieties. Yucca plants are most useful as specimen plants or as substitutes for shrubs, and are evergreen throughout the winter. Find facts and information on growing the yucca plant and a list of some of the best yucca species. Yucca Plant Facts Yuccas, also go by other names, [...]

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What is Candycane Sorrel?

Candycane sorrel, Oxalis versicolor, is a member of the Oxalis family. It is a fairly new plant that features small blooms that look like red and white candy canes. The blooms seem to closely resemble the Calla lily. The flowers are basically white with swirls of red going around them. Planting Candycane Sorrel They are [...]

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Plants Suitable for Rock Gardens or Gravel

Rock Gardens or Gravel gardens can be made into a beautiful part of your landscape by choosing the right plants. Rock gardens always seem to worry gardeners, especially if they have a sloping landscape or a landscape that is rocky and dry. You may, however, be wanting to create and incorporate a rock or gravel [...]

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How to Plant in Rocks and Gravel

Have you ever considered planting in rocks and gravel? A drought-tolerant gravel garden is an attractive alternative to a lawn, especially if you live in a part of the country where you have drought conditions. You can use rocks and gravel to create a special feature reminiscent of a mountain scene, a rocky outcrop, or [...]

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