Hypertufa Containers

Creating and Planting an Alpine Trough Garden

By Lori Chips

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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Meet the Author
Review quotes
“Prepare to be mesmerized by your newest obsession. But fear not—you are in the ultracapable hands of a master.” —Tovah Martin, author of The Garden in Every Sense and Season

“A book that will inspire and surprise the most jaded of old hands while providing clear, straightforward guidance for the greenest of beginners. Every gardener needs a copy.” —Joseph Tychonievich, author of Rock Gardening

“No gardener knows more about cultivating precious alpines than Lori Chips—or constructs such unique troughs for them, or writes with more engaging insights.” —Abbie Zabar, author of The Potted Herb and A Growing Gardener
Product Details
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Number of pages
224
Publication date
July 31, 2018
ISBN
9781604697063