Hypertufa Containers: Creating and Planting an Alpine Trough Garden

Timber Press
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“A complete guide to designing, making and planting hypertufa troughs. If you are a total novice, Lori will take you through every step with confidence”—North American Rock Garden Society

Hypertufa containers—also known as troughs—are rustic, striking, versatile, and perfect for small, Alpine plants. A mix of cement, perlite, peat, and water, they are simple and affordable to make at home. Hypertufa Containers details everything you need to know to make your own troughs and successfully garden in them. From plant portraits that include growing and cultivation information along with potting tips you’ll discover the amazing variety of plants that thrive in troughs. Hypertufa Containers features step-by-step instructions and color photography for making hypertufa containers in a variety of shapes and sizes.
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About the author

Lori Chips is the alpine manager at Oliver Nurseries in Connecticut, pressing the boundaries in the art and science of trough making and planting. She writes for the North American Rock Garden Society, has judged at the Philadelphia Flower Show, and is the recipient of the Carleton R. Worth Award for horticultural writing.
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Publisher
Timber Press
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Published on
Jul 31, 2018
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Pages
224
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ISBN
9781604698688
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Language
English
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Genres
Crafts & Hobbies / Pottery & Ceramics
Gardening / Container
Gardening / Ornamental Plants
House & Home / Outdoor & Recreational Areas
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This content is DRM protected.
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