Hen and Chicks, Stonecrops and Sedum

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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

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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 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. :)

 

Comment by Elizabeth Fowler on August 17, 2013 at 9:43am

Robin,Thanks so much for your sweet words and I'm trying not to look at the weeds just what flowers are there. So very sorry about your son I pray he is better and thriving now. I will be much in prayer for him and you.Sounds as if you have one nasty neighbor. Hugs to you.

Comment by Arden on August 17, 2013 at 8:06am

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on August 10, 2013 at 9:13pm

Elizabeth, our yard was over taken by weeds and trees when we were going through the liver transplant for my son. 4 of the trees we kept because they were perfectly placed. Though we still have to dig up the stumps of 4 others that we keep chopping at yearly.
And the weeds, my back yard looked like a prairie. One nasty neighbor called the grass police on us. and after me telling him what we've been doing he dropped the whole thing. (But I'm sure the lady kept calling to complain, cause that is what she does.)

So don't worry about the garden too much, things will be there when you are ready and the weather permits.

Comment by Elizabeth Fowler on August 9, 2013 at 8:56am

didn't get to have my first treatment due to taking antibiotics but will try for another day. I will try to get some pics soon,I'm afraid with being sick and all the rain the weeds have overtaken my flower garden,better luck next year though.

 

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