Lapidaria Margaretae originates in Namibia and South Africa. Derived from the latin word lapis: stone; lapidaria means group of stones. As with many mesembs, they grow hidden in plain view in fields of broken rocks. The plant is about two inches tall.
keep shells in open container in fridge. When full, crush shells into small bits and sprinkle around base of plants. Sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on garden and add touch of calcium to soil.
How to make a Sub-Irrigated Planter. I'm not sure I would use a two liter plastic bottle though. Over time I would fear the plastic breaking down enough to poison the plant. Perhaps a wine bottle instead.
How to Make A Terra Cotta Pot Flower Tower (or Crooked Tower) with Annuals - Perfect for limited spaces - an apartment or condo; home w/ small or no yard; deck, patio, porch or outside front door. Works well with fragrant herbs or a mix of flowers herbs.