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Repairing my garden, finally

Posted by pennyhal 11Sunset23 (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 3, 13 at 13:36

Between the extremes of winter and the hail storm, my beautiful succulents that I had worked so hard to care for were pretty much trashed, rotted, or dead. But then I noticed that Lola, that I could see from my window, was starting to bloom. I went out there and took a closer look and a whole bunch of them were blooming in spite of their sad state! Spring is here and the plants are recovering. So I guess I need to get back to work! It's probably a good time to take cuttings now too.

I don't think my Blue Cante will ever regain its former glory now that it has red pox marks all over it, so maybe I'll buy a new one or behead it. If I behead it, will it sprout new plants at the base?

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RE: Repairing my garden, finally

Yes, it should. You've got a few months of growing before it shuts down for the hot months. Cut at an angle and dust the cut with sulfur powder, and it should pup.

RE: Repairing my garden, finally

Thanks! I'll do that.

RE: Repairing my garden, finally

Well, I'm glad to hear that all was not lost in your garden.
Nature sometimes disappoints us, but usually gives us hope to try again.

I guess that's what spring is for. :-)

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