Cultivating Alpines at Utrecht University Botanic Garden

  • Wiert Nieuman Utrecht University Botanic Garden P.O. Box 80.162, Budapestlaan 17, 3508

Abstract

The rock garden at the Utrecht University Botanic Garden was built between 1967 and 1976 and is considered to be the best of its type in the Netherlands. As well as traditional rock garden beds there are a number of special constructions such as raised beds, spheres and walls. This paper describes the history of the rock garden and the cultivation of the plants in it. The construction of the raised beds, spheres and walls are described along with some of the plants cultivated on them.

Author Biography

Wiert Nieuman, Utrecht University Botanic Garden P.O. Box 80.162, Budapestlaan 17, 3508
Wiert Nieuman is the Curator of the Utrecht University Botanic Garden
Published
2007-10-31
How to Cite
Nieuman, W. (2007). Cultivating Alpines at Utrecht University Botanic Garden. Sibbaldia: The International Journal of Botanic Garden Horticulture, (5), 63-68. https://doi.org/10.24823/Sibbaldia.2007.7
Section
Articles