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Growing Hens and Chicks {Succulents}

Tips and tricks for growing hens and chicks - replanting some of these beauties from my parents!

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from eHow

Flower Bed Ideas for the Front of a House Facing East

HOUSEPLANTS :: Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum sp.) are hardy succulents that can thrive in indoor temps. CARE: Use broad flat bowls. Spr/Sum: 65-80 deg. w/ high-phosphorus fert. 2x/wk; Aut/Win: 65-75 deg. w/ reg strength fert. Yr-round bright light w/ occasional direct sunlight in summer (More sunlight brings out the red color), use cactus/succulent soil or add sand (& gravel, even) to regular soil for drainage & to mimic natural habitat. Keep soil slightly moist. Let dry btwn watering in…

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Black Hens and Chicks - Sempervivum 'Black' ~ Mounding evergreen perennial; excellent planted in mass groupings. Foliage is bright yellow-green with tips edged in purple. Small flower spikes are frosty white. Useful in rocky areas. Grows best in well-drained soil.

from Jessica Gordon Ryan

Stylish notes on Decor :: Why Succulents are the Perfect Houseplant

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from goodtoknow

Free knitting patterns UK - Free knitting patterns

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I'm soooooooo happy to see that chickens are finally getting the chance to roam around and play! Of course, they can't do any of those things in a tiny cage!

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