Gravel gardens

A gravel garden is a great option for a low maintenance garden. It also lends itself to Mediterranean-style drought-tolerant planting so things like lavender, euphorbias, Cistus, Santolina and Phlomis are ideal and provide plenty of nectar and pollen for visiting insects.

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Gravel gardens

Quick facts

Gravel gardens are low maintenance
Lots of Mediterranean plants suit gravel gardens
Lay landscape fabric over the soil before putting gravel down to prevent weeds

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