Hens and Chickens help

nauset(7)April 17, 2013

I have had these under this step for over 15 years. They are looking pretty sad this year. Should I separate them and add new soil there. All these years and I have just let them be. Any advice would be appreciated. I hope this link works~Carole

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nauset(7)

Hope this link works,...sorry the first didn't work

    Bookmark   April 17, 2013 at 8:25PM
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nauset(7)

A second view

    Bookmark   April 17, 2013 at 8:26PM
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cearbhaill

How much water are their roots actually getting under there?
Just because they don't need much water doesn't mean they don't need any.

    Bookmark   May 18, 2013 at 5:51PM
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bogturtle(SE NJ 7a)

I would dig them up and replant the ones that look good.
It would take a year for them to look natural, with mature and young coming on. That they have grown there for so long means it must be a good spot.

    Bookmark   May 28, 2013 at 7:48PM
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nauset(7)

Thanks for the help. I have replanted the good ones and they are doing pretty good. I'm on Cape Cod and they love this hot spot under the steps. Again thanks.
Carole

    Bookmark   May 28, 2013 at 8:28PM
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