Urbanite Outfitters: Installing a Crevice Garden in North Carolina

Sat, 2018-11-10 13:32 -- blazej
28 Oct
Jeremy Schmidt

INSPIRED BY THE success of Kenton Seth’s crevice garden installation in 2014 at the JC Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh, North Carolina, Tony Avent (owner of Plant Delights Nursery, Inc. @Juniper Level Botanic Garden) explored the opportunity of incorporating a crevice garden to enrich what is already one of the great living plant collections (currently over 22,000 taxa). Juniper Level Botanic Garden (JLBG) has been home to hundreds of amazing but now deceased rock and alpine plants that will not survive in JLBG’s nutritious, humus-rich, irrigated garden soil; instead, these plants require ultra-coarse soil, with little or no organic matter.  

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