As I mentioned in my last post, it is time to start rescuing some plants from this summer.
First on the list,the hanging baskets of ice plant.
I've been moving the baskets to different locations hoping the birds wouldn't find them, but it didn't work. The birds have devoured all the leaves. By now, the ice plants should be a beautiful cascade of succulent leaves with bright pink flowers. Instead, I have stems.
I repoted the ice plants and found them a place by a family room window. I had taken a couple of small cuttings from the ice plants a few weeks ago. They were not discovered by the birds so they still have leaves. I brought them in too.
On the flip side, the plants in the flower tower will not be overwintered. The calibrachoa is struggling a little, but the purple hyacinth bean vine and vinca vine are doing well. I'm hoping the purple hyacinth bean vine will make seeds which I can save for next year.
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