Containers forum: Hens make cute succulent container

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Name: Susan
Zone 5b (Zone 5b)

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gardenersdetective
Mar 4, 2011 8:25 AM CST
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Name: BlueFox
Grand Forks, B.C. Cdn. Zone 5A (Zone 4a)
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BlueFox
Jul 27, 2011 2:44 PM CST
I am very partial to hens too - I was at a garage sale and spotted these:


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I asked the owner the price, and when she said 'well, I would have to get a dollar each for those...' I almost pushed her down in my rush to grab them!

I'll be planting them with - what else? - Hens and chicks!

Here's what they look like now:





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Name: Susan
Zone 5b (Zone 5b)

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gardenersdetective
Jul 27, 2011 4:43 PM CST
BlueFox I'd say your hens are sitting pretty☺
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jul 27, 2011 8:22 PM CST

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BlueFox said:I am very partial to hens too - I was at a garage sale and spotted these:


Thumb of 2011-07-27/BlueFox/7d4b7d

I asked the owner the price, and when she said 'well, I would have to get a dollar each for those...' I almost pushed her down in my rush to grab them!

I'll be planting them with - what else? - Hens and chicks!




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Jacki I can see you trying to control yourself. Rolling on the floor laughing
I would have felt the same reaction. : )
Name: BlueFox
Grand Forks, B.C. Cdn. Zone 5A (Zone 4a)
Romantic & Rustic, Xeric & Organic
Charter ATP Member Sedums Sempervivums Region: Canadian Garden Art Enjoys or suffers cold winters
Cactus and Succulents Butterflies I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Xeriscape Garden Ideas: Level 1
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BlueFox
Jul 28, 2011 2:38 PM CST
Well, I couldn't pass that one up could I? HH was the money man, and he only had $20 - I think I spent it all! I love garage sales!
Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
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goldfinch4
Jul 29, 2011 9:45 AM CST
Jacki those turned out just great! I can see why ya nabbed em!
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Aug 5, 2011 8:03 AM CST
Luv it! I think I've probably knocked over a person or two in my haste to grab something at a sale. Just kidding. Sort of. Whistling
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Aug 5, 2011 11:47 AM CST

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SongofJoy said:Luv it! I think I've probably knocked over a person or two in my haste to grab something at a sale. Just kidding. Sort of. Whistling

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I know the feeling Tee. : )

Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
Cherish today
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages Plant Identifier I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar
Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Cat Lover Avid Green Pages Reviewer Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Birds
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SongofJoy
Aug 5, 2011 1:41 PM CST
Must've been my alter-ego. Grumbling
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched -- they must be felt with the heart. ~ Helen Keller
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
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valleylynn
Aug 5, 2011 9:15 PM CST

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Now we will all have to go forth hunting for hens and roosters for our plants. Lovey dubby

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