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GRAVEL GARDENS by JONATHAN RADFORD

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Gravel Gardens in Italy (Continued)

Plants such as poppies are especially adapted to growing in gravel gardens as they need warm and free-draining soils to thrive in and they suggest a somewhat Mediterranean feel. However an equally harmonious 18th century England feel can be achieved by using English perennials, such as foxgloves...

I feel that it's clear that the gravel garden really is a valid solution for the area around the house or ancient Tuscan courtyard, as in this particular photograph...





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