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Oxdrift, Canada

Four from Oxdrift. 3 more to follow

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Oxdrift, Canada

3 more from Oxdrift

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Phelan, CA

LOVE the containers! They really do the succulents justice! Very nice plants too.

Gainesville, FL

I don't have any but I'll take yours LOL

Oxdrift, Canada

Thanks guys . By now I thought this was a dead thread. If I get a chance in the next few days I will post a few of this years. We have had hot weather so good success

Gainesville, FL

Do you make these yourself?

Oxdrift, Canada

I made the rectangular hypertufa pot in position #3 of the first post and the round one in position #3 in the second post as well as a square one not pictured. The rhubarb leaf was given to me by my sister that she purchased from a craft market so it was hand made locally.
I just snapped a bunch of shots of this years collection

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Oxdrift, Canada

The container in photo #5 above is an antique blacksmiths forge that was my great grandfathers. I aquired it in 2014 when my parents sold the farm and refurbished it the next spring

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Oxdrift, Canada

PS. To get back to the original intent of this thread, I was attempting to invite others to share photos of their container succulents LOL.

Tabor, SD(Zone 4b)

You don't leave your succulents out all winter do you? They are beautiful. I manage to kill mine occasionally, I think I overwater.

Oxdrift, Canada

Hi Ruth. No those babies won't winter outside here. I have a whack of them growing inside under lights right now. Depending on the plant I either take cuttings or transplant the whole plant to keep them over winter. Bigger plants are in a basement window and the rest are under lights
Keith

Tabor, SD(Zone 4b)

I planted a slew of them into a rock garden this fall, they are supposed to be hardy to my zone, so we will see if they survive the winter. I love succulents, but every burro's tail that I have had seems to die within weeks. Don't know what I'm doing wrong. Maybe not enough humidity...

Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

They aren't hardy in my zone and and I'm 7a. https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2543/

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Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

Here are a few of my succulents:

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Oxdrift, Canada

Ruth,
Would think the only succulents that you could safely overwinter would be the likes of sedums and sempervirens. Definitely not the burros tail. I don't find it at all difficult in my program of in for the winter and out for the summer however it is very slow growing for me. I will take photos of the two I have inside under lights right now. This is the 2nd winter of transplanting the whole plant into the house of the larger one and the smaller one was put outside as a new cutting last spring and I lifted the whole plant and brought inside last month
Cville,
Nice to hear from you. We haven't crossed paths on a thread for some time. Thanks for sharing your succulent photos. Nice.
Keith

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Oxdrift, Canada

Burros tails currently in my basement jungle

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Waukegan, IL(Zone 5a)

I don't have a beautiful collection like yours. I only have these two but here they are. The one in the birdbath needs a little TLC. I'm reading up on caring for succulents because I really want to try more of them. Thanks for your photos. They've inspired me.

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Oxdrift, Canada

Very nice Chris. I particularly like the one with the burros tails. You are well on your way.
I make my own succulent soil mix. I buy Sunshine Promix BX with mychorize in large bales for all my outdoor planters. For the succulents I mix 2 parts of the Sunshine mix with one part Cherry Stone poultry grit that I get from a local feed store. To that I add slow release plant fertilizer for containers to keep them fed for the entire summer. Hope this helps
Keith

Decatur, GA

I'm back on DG and looking through my old haunts. Cactus and succulents use to be a lively forum with lots of regulars participating. It fell apart when Dave sold out.
But anyway some great plants here. Fantastic containers and succulents. Hats off to you oxdriftgardener. I wish I had something comparable. I do have one container I'll get a new picture of and post soon.
Helen

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Oxdrift, Canada

Hi Helen. Thanks for the comments. I thought this was a dead thread by now. Nice passion flower. Looking forward to your container picture
Keith

Decatur, GA

Here is the container I mentioned. It's in the yard and has done well. It's taken several years for it to cascade over the edge of the pot. It is a very fragile plant. Just trying to remove some fallen pine needles pulled some pieces off, so I was careful.

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Decatur, GA

I remember this problem on DG when pictures aren't posted upright. Sorry.

Oxdrift, Canada

Thanks Helen. I am assuming that looks like a pretty hardy type sedum and since you live in Georgia you can probably leave it in that planter outside year round? I know what you mean about proper orientation of photos on this site. As I turned my tablet to try to get an upright view the photo was turning too so I was almost standing on my head. LOL. I have a very similar sedum that bus actually hardy here. I will have to look up the name and send another post

Oxdrift, Canada

Hi again Helen. My sedum is sedum sexangulare. I Hope I have selected the correct photo from August 13 2017. If so it is the green clump at the edge of this planting in my Great Grandfathers blacksmith forge. I am selecting photos from small thumbnail size prints that only show a small portion of the contents but the date is right so hopefully this is it

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Oxdrift, Canada

Wow, very wrong photo. Not eve close. Will try again. Sorry

Oxdrift, Canada

This is it

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Decatur, GA

Gorgeous plants.

Oxdrift, Canada

New addition to the collection for 2019. Built this box during the down months.

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Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

I lost track of this thread again. :-(

As always, your succulents are looking great. Like that box. I'll try to get some new photos soon.

Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

A few succulents on the deck.

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Oxdrift, Canada

Thank you Cville and thanks for contributing. This is a very underused forum. Your deDelosperma look like they are planted in a birdsnest?

Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

Some bulbs came in that basket in the spring so I'm reusing it and the clear liner to hold the Delosperma.

Wooster, OH

Here's my chicken planter. 🐓🌵

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Oxdrift, Canada

Cool, that is what we were looking for

Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

Not all in one pot but all in one spot.

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Oxdrift, Canada

I like that spiral cactus

Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

Thanks.I finally decided to spring for it. My most expensive succulent to date.

Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

Epiphyllum hookeri

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Oxdrift, Canada

That's cool

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