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Houseleek circle in terra cotta ...


Houseleek circle in terra cotta ...

.. and some green grass at last, after weeks of drought ! :o)))



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ooooooo, this is so much nicer than the one I planted......:)) Yea same here..... it is sooo nice to see the rain, it has rained for the last 2 days now, I started a big job outside, but I am not complaining :)))

12 Aug, 2010

 

Hi Michaella ... thank you... had sunshine yesterday and worked hard in my back garden, but now catching up on indoor tasks while it is raining... at least we don't need watering cans today :o)))

12 Aug, 2010

 

That looks lovely Tt!

12 Aug, 2010

 

Terratoonies Terracotta houseleeks look Terrific ;o))

12 Aug, 2010

 

Thanks Janey..
Lol Sandra... that's Terribly clever of you ;o)

12 Aug, 2010

 

hahaha just a silly moment ;o))

12 Aug, 2010

 

Did you study geometry, per chance? Love it.

12 Aug, 2010

 

Thank you Tog...
Decimalised Succulents ...
... ten around the edge.. ;o)

12 Aug, 2010

 

Very attractive TT, nice combination.

12 Aug, 2010

 

Thanks Bob...
I planted up this pot of houseleeks in the springtime, and they've grown together better than I'd hoped ...

12 Aug, 2010

 

They look very nice Tt. It makes me want to have a go.

12 Aug, 2010

 

Hi Homebird...
Thank you.
Yes, have a go at a houseleek design ... :o)))

12 Aug, 2010

 

This reminds me of a glass paperweight - how pretty.

12 Aug, 2010

 

What a lovely comparison, Cammomile... thanks :o)))

12 Aug, 2010

 

Lovely design and pretty houseleek with the red outer edge .Terra I have started a collection but have only one species at the moment, Mine are Rubra I will post you a picture perhaphs we could do a little swap if you havent already got mine;0)

12 Aug, 2010

 

Hi Pansypotter... Thanks ...
Happy to do some houseleek swaps with you ...
... would autumn be okay ?
I don't know the names of all of my houseleeks, but I'll know if they are different from yours ..Lol.

12 Aug, 2010

 

Looks lovely

12 Aug, 2010

 

I love it Terra, its smashing! :o)

12 Aug, 2010

 

Thanks Clarice and Labdancer :o)

12 Aug, 2010

 

Super, so neat , how do you do it ?

12 Aug, 2010

 

Thank you Valadel ...
The houseleeks did it ... Lol.

12 Aug, 2010

 

Maybe Tt but mine don't look like that. :0))

12 Aug, 2010

 

They look great against your Terracotta pot,Terra...Lol.How much nicer they look,with the right background,it makes all the difference...lovely.:o)

12 Aug, 2010

 

Thanks Bloomer...
The terracotta pot has broken away naturally around the top, and I like the effect ...

Valadel ...
it is important to talk to your houseleeks in "Sempervivum" language .. then they grow in pretty patterns .. ;o) Lol.

12 Aug, 2010

 

They look like a kaleidoscope view........... lovely TT :o)

12 Aug, 2010

 

Hello Neena ... Thanks...
Yes, I can see this one has kaleidoscope patterns.. :o)

12 Aug, 2010

 

Very pretty :o)

12 Aug, 2010

 

Not only a dog trainer, TT, but a houseleek trainer too :) Mine spread all over the gravel in a very disorderly fashion!

12 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

LOL ... mines a bit like that Gee , we will have to employ TT to get them trained :o) yours look stunning BTW ... TT :o)

12 Aug, 2010

 

Hi Gee and Amy... Thanks..

"HOUSELEEK OBEDIENCE TRAINING" ~

I start obedience-training with the houseleeks when they are very young ... teaching them to grow to heel, and down and stay ...
... then when they come into contact with gravel, they have to learn to behave themselves nicely ...
...discipline is essential ... disorderly conduct will not be tolerated ... ;o)

12 Aug, 2010

 

that`s lovely..

12 Aug, 2010

 

Thank you Elsiemay... :o)

12 Aug, 2010

 

Nice design TT, makes a lovely show.

12 Aug, 2010

 

Don't you love houseleeks! Great pic!!

12 Aug, 2010

 

Thanks Bellflower and Pip...
Yes, I love Houseleeks too :o)

13 Aug, 2010

 

Lovely Terra. The outside ring is very pretty with the pink outer leaves and the dark tips......What variety please?

13 Aug, 2010

 

Hello Dorjac..
Thank you... I'm not sure I have a label for the outer ring Houseleeks... I'll go look and I'll add another comment if I can ID for you. :o)

13 Aug, 2010

 

I've had a hunt around outside, Dorjac, and I think these are Sempervivum Calcareum... if you take a look at my Houseleek photo of 14th Dec. 09, and my poem blog Houseleek Babies 11th Dec. 2009, you can see how they look in the winter when the inner parts have also developed colour ...
I hope this helps :o)

13 Aug, 2010

 

they look really fantastic...
yes, finally rain in London as well... grass is getting greener:) hope it will soon live to it's international fame - Green English Grass, lol

13 Aug, 2010

 

Thank you Kasia...
Yes, more showers forecast for you tomorrow and Monday... English grass should be green by then :o)

13 Aug, 2010

 

These are lovely TT

13 Aug, 2010

 

Thanks Pam :o)

13 Aug, 2010

 

Very nice TT. You are clever with your houseleeks.

13 Aug, 2010

 

Thank you :o)

13 Aug, 2010

 

What a creative plantation Tt!

15 Aug, 2010

 

Lovely potful Terra ... they're so striking.

15 Aug, 2010

 

This looks very artistic Terra....like a picture :-)

15 Aug, 2010

 

This is lovely, Tt! Looks like a yummy leek pie! :-))

16 Aug, 2010

 

oooooh thanks for the inspiration TT, i had no idea what to do with a bunch cacti I've received as gift, will keep them together on a basket :)

18 Aug, 2010

 

Well done Tt, what a lovely display

19 Aug, 2010

 

Visited Hyde Hall and found Sempervivium Calcareum there. I wondered about Conker, as there was gap in your postings. I am willing him to stay well to quell your anxieties.

3 Sep, 2010

 

Thanks everyone for your comments.
Growing houseleeks is very rewarding ...
pretty plants requiring very little maintenance ...

Thank you Dorjac ...
Conker seems well ...
... his recent illness gave me quite a scare though ...

... We are just having a very hectic few weeks here ...
trying to get lots of tasks done before winter arrives !

3 Sep, 2010

 

What a delightful display......very artistic TT.

14 Sep, 2010

 

Thanks Dotty....
this turned out better than I had imagined :o)

15 Sep, 2010

raj
Raj
 

very sweet.

22 Jan, 2011

 

Hi Thilak... Thanks ..
do you have houseleeks in your garden ?

22 Jan, 2011

 

Just found this now....love it!

29 May, 2012

 

very cool!

19 Jun, 2012

 

Thanks Nancy and Anne :o)

22 Jun, 2012

 

Love love love it cleaver girl x

3 Jul, 2012

 

Thank you, Nicola ...
... and welcome to GoY :o)

3 Jul, 2012



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