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February 2012

Small-Space Container Gardens GIVEAWAY!

by Fern on February 27, 2012

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Hi container gardening friends! I wanted to alert you to a contest my publisher is having to give away a free copy of my book, a special pallet garden collection of seeds, and a Woolly Pocket. The winner will be armed with the supplies needed to take on several projects described in my book! Click right here to find out how to enter.

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People often ask, “Can you really cram succulents in there like that? Won’t they quickly out grow the arrangement?” Well…

The image above is two shots of the exact same container. The photo on the left was taken in July of 2008 and the photo on the right is from just a week or two ago. I think after 3 1/2 years, it is finally time to replant the pot and divide up that Paddle Plant (Kalanchoe luciae ‘Flapjacks’)!

So, I guess my answer to the original question is, yes, the succulents will eventually outgrow the arrangement, but it won’t be for quite some time, even years.

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Great Gardening Advice on Pinterest

February 22, 2012
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Have you heard of a new site called Pinterest? It is basically a virtual cork board that allows you to organize and share all the interesting things you find on the internets. Just like other social websites, you “follow” the people who have similar interests, or you can just follow particular boards. It is a fun […]

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A Tail of Two Sedums

February 17, 2012
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Have you ever heard of the succulent called Donkey’s Tail? Perhaps you heard it called Burro’s Tail instead? There are actually two different but very similar succulents that are both called those names. Sedum morganum and Sedum burrito. Can you tell the difference between the two plants shown in the photo?

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My book. It’s published!

February 16, 2012
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I have waited so long to say this: I’m a published author! My book, Small-Space Container Gardens, is officially for sale in bookstores. Well, it just started shipping out to bookstores, so it might still be in transit to your favorite bookseller. But if it’s not there now, it will be there very, very soon. […]

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Succulent in Seattle

February 1, 2012
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