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I love my pig's hair!

Postby TrailBlaze » Jul 13, 2008 8:17 am

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I am just loving the combination of the geranium ivy and the fine bushy grass.

Do you think this will survive in the house in winter? I'm intending to bring it in and nurse it indoors through the snowy season.

I think it would look better with a third plant, maybe a small white rock garden plant that won't get too big, like snow-in-winter; but this is the size pot for the pig's chimney, so I can't go any larger.

Think it would work?
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Postby TrailBlaze » Jul 13, 2008 9:45 am

I LOVE creeping jenny!...and have a plot of artmesia that I could clip....but wouldn't two more plants overcrowd the pot? or is that ok, as long as I feed and water it frequently....
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Postby kelly_m » Jul 16, 2008 9:07 am

Depending on the variety of Carex you have there, it may be hardy for you or not...I was surprised to find one of the Carex's I bought as an annual, was actually perrennial in my zone....another one wasn't supposed to be, but survived the winter!!!

The Ivy geranium you can baby through the winter....I have had one (3 or four or five now!!) for about 5 years. Bring it in and treat it like a house plant...cut it back if it gets spindly.

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