Sempervivum and Jovibarba forum: Best Soil and Pots for Mother Hen Semps

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Name: Patti
Australian Alps (Zone 8a)
I will never act my age.
Sempervivums Keeps Horses Cactus and Succulents Region: Australia Sedums Vegetable Grower
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Sunlover
Jan 14, 2015 2:17 AM CST
Found what I needed through search thanks!
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jan 14, 2015 7:08 PM CST

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Here are some links for you Patti.
http://garden.org/ideas/view/goldfinch4/1211/Growing-Semperv...
The thread "Potting Mixes and Difficult Soil" in Sempervivum and Jovibarba forum
The thread "chicken grit, oyster shell, etc.." in Sempervivum and Jovibarba forum
The thread "Soil for semps" in Sempervivum and Jovibarba forum
The thread "Soil Mixture" in Growing Pains

Hope this is helpful Patti. Twitcher has a very interesting way of seeing how things work, kind of a scientifical way of explaining. Have fun reading. Hurray!
Name: Patti
Australian Alps (Zone 8a)
I will never act my age.
Sempervivums Keeps Horses Cactus and Succulents Region: Australia Sedums Vegetable Grower
Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Sunlover
Jan 14, 2015 11:34 PM CST
Thank you so much! That's more than I found. 😃
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator I helped beta test the first seed swap Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant and/or Seed Trader Garden Ideas: Master Level Sempervivums
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valleylynn
Jan 15, 2015 6:46 AM CST

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Hurray! Hope the links were helpful.
There are so many different mixes, depending on growing conditions. For succulents the main thing to remember is fast draining. And it helps to research where the plant originates from, what type of soil are they growing in, in the wild?

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