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  • September 22, 2022
Photo credit: Getty Images

Photo credit: Getty Images

A gravel garden that doesn’t require much watering is an attractive idea for many. But gardeners aren’t getting into gravel just for its resiliency. When covered in a patchwork carpet of alpines, sedums and drought-tolerant beauties, gravel gardens can look fabulous too. They are ideal for sunny spots where you can create a Mediterranean style space with minimal watering required, but you can also make them work in shade.

The advantages of a gravel garden

As drought and hosepipe bans become more common, gardeners across the UK may have to embrace the practice of xeroscaping

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