alpines to plant out

ann kennedy asked 14 years ago

I bought alpines in tiny pots end of summer, waterfall feature now working. can i plant the alpines on the fake rocks and mixed real rocks NOW, how do i do it? they look a bit worse for wear. what happens if the pump or electrics break down and all is established in and around the feature? Thanks

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 6 years ago
Alpine or rock garden flowers actually like a deep root run although they are small plants. If you cannot provide that, do your best with what you have. The pump will be in the pond so there will be no problem with plants. The water pipe and electric cable are most unlikley to fail.