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mick64
Jun 8, 2013 12:16 AM CST
hello

How do you do that?

a few pictures of my obsession..

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Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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webesemps
Jun 8, 2013 1:10 AM CST
Mick, I love that conga line of semps in the first photo! nodding nodding
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Eviesmummy
Jun 8, 2013 1:11 AM CST
I agree your bed looks great Lovey dubby
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Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
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goldfinch4
Jun 8, 2013 5:44 AM CST

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webesemps said:Mick, I love that conga line of semps in the first photo! nodding nodding

I agree Hurray! How long did it take to get a giant colony like that?

Nice sedum combination in the pot too.

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mick64
Jun 8, 2013 12:02 PM CST
it took a couple of years

the conga goes the other way...

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Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
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gg5
Jun 8, 2013 1:06 PM CST
Very nice Mick! What part of the country do you live in?
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Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
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goldfinch4
Jun 8, 2013 2:05 PM CST

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Very cool!
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mick64
Jun 9, 2013 12:08 AM CST
gg5 said:Very nice Mick! What part of the country do you live in?


France , it is a little country stuck onto Spain... I tip my hat to you.

anyone know how to cross varieties?
Name: Greg Colucci
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gg5
Jun 9, 2013 12:17 AM CST
Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Mick that's funny! I have a brother in law who is from Paris!! In answer to your question, there is a video on Youtube, I'm not on my own computer and I can't figure out how to cut and past, LAME!! so, I can't give you the link, sorry - if you go to the thread Hybridizing with Kevin Vaughn,and go to page 10, scroll down and about 3/4 of the way down someone named "Young'sgarden" posted with a Youtube link - this talk is about hybridizing! Thumbs up I tip my hat to you.
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Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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webesemps
Jun 9, 2013 12:21 AM CST
So helpful, Greg!! Big Grin
Name: Connie
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pardalinum
Jun 9, 2013 12:37 AM CST
The links are here:

http://garden.org/thread/view_post/400432/

Because we set up the number of posts per page in our preferences our total pages per thread can vary. For me it was on page 6. I am set up for 40 posts per page.
Name: Patty
Washington State (Zone 8b)
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Patty
Jun 9, 2013 12:40 AM CST
Mick ~ are you going to be our French Connection Rolling on the floor laughing
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Name: Greg Colucci
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gg5
Jun 9, 2013 12:44 AM CST
Patty you're funny! Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing
Connie thank you for letting me know that! I forgot about that variable! Thumbs up Whistling
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jun 9, 2013 1:25 PM CST

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mick64 said:
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Mark that is a lovely site to behold. Lovey dubby

Patty said:Mick ~ are you going to be our French Connection Rolling on the floor laughing

I agree Big Grin

Thank you for that link Connie.
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mick64
Jun 9, 2013 11:29 PM CST
yes, thanks for the link.. Thumbs up


Moved to France 5 years ago ,reason been I thought my sedums would do better in a warmer climate [than the uk]...

Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jun 10, 2013 1:07 AM CST

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Is it working out okay? With the climate change?
Must be by the looks of that beautiful border.
Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
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gg5
Jun 10, 2013 3:15 PM CST
I'd love to see photos of your sedums too! (guess I should go check on the sedum forum for those huh!! Hilarious! Whistling )
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mick64
Jun 10, 2013 11:13 PM CST
valleylynn said:Is it working out okay? With the climate change?
Must be by the looks of that beautiful border.


They like it a lot ,I harvest 15 babies [i bet there is a better word] every evening in summer ,one day I will have millions... Hurray!





Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
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gg5
Jun 10, 2013 11:19 PM CST
Wow Mick sounds great!! Do you have more types or mostly this one variety?? (You may have answered this question before, sorry!)
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mick64
Jun 11, 2013 1:25 PM CST
Hi greg

I have maybe 20 varieties ,the houseleek are the majority ....

I am still learning all the different ones thanks to this site... Thumbs up

The conga used to be in a round raised bed until January ,but her indoors decided it was in the way....

I see your from Seattle ,do you ever bump into Meg Ryan?... Lovey dubby

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