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averyg
« on: June 04, 2013 05:50:39 PM »

Being as I am a huge dinosaur lover, when I saw Nolansmomster's amazing dinosaur garden, that her and her son made for her mom for Mother's Day, I KNEW that I had to make one. Unfortunately I wasn't able to find as cool of succulents in my area as she was able to, but I still loved how it turned out!

Plus, I love the fact that even my less-than green thumb will more than likely not kill this project. Wink







All in all, the project was only a couple of dollars ($1 for the rocks, $1 for the dinosaurs, $1 for the blue jewels, $1 for the moss $3 for the baking dish, dirt I stole from my dad's recently planted garden- though don't tell him that- and hens/ chickens from my sister's MIL who graciously donated them after hearing the cause Wink =$7 overall).

Again, huge thanks to Nolanmomster for the wonderful idea!
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PaperBeau
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2013 10:56:24 PM »

I especially like your blue jewel river - great project
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Taramor
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2013 08:01:28 AM »

so pretty and whimsical. But - where are the chickens?
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averyg
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2013 07:34:34 PM »

so pretty and whimsical. But - where are the chickens?

Oh! That's what we call the type of succulent that I used- hens and chickens (I'm none too sure what they call them elsewhere!) Cheesy

Like these guys:
https://www.google.ca/search?q=hens+and+chickens&rlz=1C1SAVG_enCA523CA523&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&authuser=0&ei=eYy2UY7hK-aeywH0toHIBA&biw=1366&bih=643&sei=f4y2UcTbCYrWygH-8IGoCw
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Taramor
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2013 01:23:48 PM »

Oh, I see!!  Grin Grin I thought it might be some kind of clever joke around dinosaurs being the ancestors of chickens or something like that.
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