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Lisa Roper – The Evolution of Chanticleer’s Gravel Garden; Plants, Gardening Techniques and Design

Lisa Roper – The Evolution of Chanticleer’s Gravel Garden; Plants, Gardening Techniques and Design

For the past seven years, Lisa Roper has managed the Gravel Garden at the renowned public garden Chanticleer in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Conceived and created as a well-drained area, it hasb been amended with 8” of gravel. A gently sloping site planted with a mix of fine textured grasses, gray-leafed Mediterranean plants, drought tolerant perennials, annuals grown from seed, and hardy succulents, the gravel garden is a stunning and unique landscape. Lisa introduces some of her favorite plants, cover some gardening practices including the importance of “editing,” and the technique of using photography to inform design decisions. She also discusses how form, texture, color and rhythm are carefully considered in her design choices.

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