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Succulents need protection from scourge of slugs, snails

By Heidi Bornhorst

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 17, 2014

~~<p>Succulent plants can be fun and easy to grow and care for. They are less thirsty plants, perfect to conserve on water in our gardens and grow a Hawaii-style xeriscape. Some are perfectly adapted for our humid Hawaii climate.</p>
<p>Aloe and jade plants are some of our best gel-filled plants for Hawaii gardens. Not only are they tough and easy, but they will reward you with a flower now and then. (Many of our aloe species bloom in our Hawaii winter, sending up a pretty, lilylike orange or red flower spike.)</p>
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Succulent plants can be fun and easy to grow and care for. They are less thirsty plants, perfect to conserve on water in our gardens and grow a Hawaii-style xeriscape. Some are perfectly adapted for our humid Hawaii climate.

Aloe and jade plants are some of our best gel-filled plants for Hawaii gardens. Not only are they tough and easy, but they will reward you with a flower now and then. (Many of our aloe species bloom in our Hawaii winter, sending up a pretty, lilylike orange or red flower spike.) Login for more...



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