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Sempervivum in flower

My mum had hoped that my sempervivum (aka houseleeks) would flower for me – and they have! Or rather, one of the plants has. The tower they come out on seemed to appear out of nowhere but then the buds … Continue reading

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Even the succulents are dying

Today there were a few spots of rain. Actually, on the surface, in some parts of the garden the soil went dark brown. And not wanting to miss the opportunity of dampened soil, I got my spade out and made … Continue reading

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Houseleeks and other front garden matters

When I was at my parents’ at Christmas, I noticed some plants in their front garden which looked particularly attractive. Little did I realise at that time that they were in fact sempervivums, more commonly known as houseleeks, which I … Continue reading

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