- Selecting a suitable location
- Marking and preparation of drainage
- Selecting and laying stones
- Planting flower beds
- Care rockery
Inif you decide to give his dacha landscape particularly beautiful and original look - make it to the alpine slide, which can be a real surprise for your regular guests.
Selecting a suitable location
plan alpine slide
Deciding how to do the alpine hill should begin with competent selection of space for it.It is recommended to start with the following considerations:
- place the planned location of garden design element should be located on the sunny side;
- it should be removed from the buildings (that is located in a picturesque corner of the garden, for example);
Marking and preparation of drainage
Preparation drainage alpine slide
After selecting the downhill, you can start the markup portion produced in accordance with the previously selected size.After marking will need to start preparing the ground for "rock garden", which should become a reliable protection against heavy rains and seasonal floods.
To this end, the perimeter markings need to dig a trench depth of about forty centimeters.The bottom of the pit is covered with a specially prepared mixture of drainage, in which you can use as construction wastes (crushed stone, gravel, broken bricks).Then it all poured a layer of sand thickness on the order of 5-10 cm, and the top is closed with several layers of fertile soil containing mineral nutrients mixture.The soil should be well loosened and remove it from the weeds and roots.
thus formed the basis should be allowed to stand for several days, for which all of its layers settle and gain the strength needed to carry out further work.
Selecting and laying stones
laying alpine slide
While until shrinkage base slides, you can proceed to the selection of stones for her.Choosing the right combination of stones of various sizes and forms allow you to create quite an original and at the same time, natural-looking alpine hill.It does not require too much in their number as well as an excellent track manages to create times of 5-6 large stones (plus a few smaller ones).
Construction of an alpine slide
Before laying Lay all the stone blank and choose the most beautiful and original form.Preference should be given the stones of precious natural materials (granite, limestone rocks or boulders, for example).The most suitable option for slides are considered different types of limestone;It will be nice to look as sandstones and shales.All operations are recommended for the following reasons:
- Stack boulders best several tiers, with between individual stones should be left small gaps that can later be covered with soil and plant dwarf trees, for example.The bottom of these intervals can put small "in force", preventing proliferation of weeds.
- During installation first exhibited the largest stones that are buried in the ground for about two-thirds.This allows you to securely attach them to the ground, as well as create the illusion of naturalness of the resulting composition.Paths around the hill recommended spread of small flat stones or chips suitable shape.
- should be monitored and also ensure that the free soil between the stones was enough for planting in her plants.
Planting flower beds
When considering how to properly make the alpine hill due attention should be paid to the selection of suitable plants that can give it an attractive appearance.Not bad in this landscape will look stunted plants harboring solid ground colorful carpet.At the same time be sure to take into account the sophistication and beauty of their leaves themselves inflorescences.Ideal
will look at the background of conventional alpine snowdrops or violet, and only slightly inferior to them in this regard, saffron, phlox, daffodil, primrose, or forget-me.It is also possible to land on the hill solitary plants such as juniper, barberry or heather.
Watering rock garden
competent care slide assumes its timely watering and regular treatment (loosening) of soil.Special care should be treated to watering during the growth and flowering of plants planted.Autumn hill requires special care in cleaning consists of dried leaves and plants, as well as excessive pruning overgrown shrubs.Separate samples of the plants have to be warmed in the winter.
Spring care associated with the tamper protection of soil and flowers from pests.Concurrently can fertilize the soil with special mineral mixtures.
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