Hen and Chicks, Stonecrops and Sedum


Hen and Chicks, Stonecrops and Sedum

A happy place to come to, to discuss these amazing plants, with over 400 stonecrop and over 4000 Hen and Chick varieties we will be sure to have enough to talk about.

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does any one have different kins of hens and chicks 6 Replies

lIm looking for different kinds of hens and chicks does any one have any Continue

Started by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh. Last reply by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh Nov 16, 2012.

Inside Hens & Chicks 10 Replies

Since I live in the Midwest (think cold and snow), will Hens and Chicks survive indoors in a room with lots of windows?  I usually bring the pot into the garage over the winter and take it back…Continue

Started by Wendy Pritchett. Last reply by Elizabeth Fowler Sep 9, 2012.

Does anyone know what these are called? 8 Replies


Tags: chicks, and, Hens

Started by Candi Kleis Maldonado. Last reply by Elizabeth Fowler Aug 26, 2012.

What's a stone Crop? I need to know. 15 Replies

Ok, now I have to write about something I don't anything about. So please someone tell me what a stonecrop is.Continue

Started by Kathy Tedrow. Last reply by E. Charleen. Harrell z7b Apr 21, 2012.

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Comment by Barb Z-7b Okla on July 11, 2014 at 5:58pm
So how is everyones succulent beds doing?? Robin, did U redo yours yet?? I finally got most of the rocks in, just the other day, so I have been procastenating just fine lately.. cough, cough.. I had to have help moving the rocks and all. I have it sort of done but long way to go too.. I looked at it and the rocks stil left, so I am going to do the WHOLE area to a succulent bed! Why not.. No where to load pics here. I wil do so later I guess.
Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on May 26, 2014 at 4:11pm

Well, it's been awhile.

Here's an update on my hen and chicks and other sedums and stonecrops.

The winter was rough took out 2/3's of my Hen and Chicks, the Sedum are doing fine, and the winter also wiped out alot of my stonecrops. It's so sad. But now I know what a polar vortex will do to my garden. Also, lost other things like Iris and a bunch of other things :(


Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on May 26, 2014 at 3:25pm

Welcome to the group Victoria.

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on March 24, 2014 at 4:11pm

It's been an extremely long winter and it's not done yet. I'm so craving gardening.

Love the rocks, and can't wait to see the bird bath when you are done. You definately scored there.


Comment by Barb Z-7b Okla on March 24, 2014 at 1:55pm

That nice heavy birdbath I found curb side and I want to paint it later on.. I have a large arch going in and I just bought the climbing roses to help make it look so nice!! Well I hope so! NOT a succulent deal but the pic leaves a lot to say. lol.. How is everyones succulents coming along so far?? I hope those stil in coldness it leaves really SOON!! cold here at nite still but warming up some.. I keep them covered for now at nite. 57F out in my covering, 82F.. I open it at 85F daily..

Comment by Barb Z-7b Okla on March 24, 2014 at 1:46pm

HI Robin!! ARE U surviving the winter OK?? man, what a cold one it has and STILL is for some!! I was given some nice sandstone rocks from the neighbor who sold his house and the new owner wanted them all gone. Welllll, U know a person wanting a real rock succulent garden could NOT pass that up!! So I got them. and more coming I hope, but I hope I talked them out of taking out, the middle trees and rocks that divide the yard.. Anyway.. Here is what I have right now. Changing this all out Friday, I hope my back can deal with it!! loluck!!

The Rocks I wil put together in a nice rock succulent bed! Can't wait! Hope my back holds out! My middle Iland that needs to be bigger! Work in progress! Tree was their so not much to plant their so built it up for grass and other shrubs/roses/Arch going in this spring..  CLICK on picture for a better view and back button back..

The succulent bed for winter, this really helped keep eveything going. Shoved most others in their too, and they are thriving just fine!


Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on March 23, 2014 at 9:02pm

Welcome to the group Minnie Dickens.

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on October 10, 2013 at 10:43pm

I've been going through my family asking them if they pass a Menards to pick up terra cotta pots. The plain ones are on clearance right now. And Hen's and Chicks and Succulents love living in terra cotta.  

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on August 22, 2013 at 2:21pm

Arden love the dutch shoe, I've been watching them on ebay one day I will get one or two. They used to house crocus bulbs way back when. But I love what you did with the stonecrop. The color pops with the blue :)

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on August 22, 2013 at 2:19pm

Elizabeth, Jon is doing well. It's just hard to get to the garden when dealing with real important stuff in life, so you just do what you can when you can. And it will definitely get taken care of when things settle down because it is a passion, and reduces stress. :)



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