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by Flavio
Mon Aug 18, 2014 4:10 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Book-Juvenile Cactus
Replies: 0
Views: 794

Book-Juvenile Cactus

Does anyone know of a book/publication(s) that include photos with descriptions of juvenile cacti? A text that would cover the plants that are four or five years old or less? I would think that there are many of us who would benefit from such since there are many plants that resemble one another and...
by Flavio
Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:38 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Using Rubbing Alcohol As Spray For Insect Pests
Replies: 3
Views: 1384

Re: Using Rubbing Alcohol As Spray For Insect Pests

Thanks for your replies, they are appreciated.
by Flavio
Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:14 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Using Rubbing Alcohol As Spray For Insect Pests
Replies: 3
Views: 1384

Using Rubbing Alcohol As Spray For Insect Pests

Does anyone, except me use alcohol to spray on individual cactus plants for mealy bugs in their greenhouse? I attempt to spot check my plants daily for these bugs which always seem to appear from who knows where. At times I find some individual plants which have more than a few of these bugs on them...
by Flavio
Wed Oct 24, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Winter care of seedling Cactus
Replies: 5
Views: 997

Re: Winter care of seedling Cactus

Thanks to all for your input, it is appreciated. Happy Cactusing toooo :gl:
by Flavio
Wed Oct 24, 2012 4:37 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Winter care of seedling Cactus
Replies: 5
Views: 997

Winter care of seedling Cactus

I have several cactus seedlings that came up from seed planted in the greenhouse last January and was wanting to know if someone can offer some advice on the care of these small plants during this coming winter. All I read indicates that you should not water cacti in the winter, It would seem that t...
by Flavio
Sun Sep 02, 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cleistocactus Help
Replies: 2
Views: 584

Re: Cleistocactus Help

Ross, thank you for the information it is appreciated.
by Flavio
Sat Sep 01, 2012 6:43 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cleistocactus Help
Replies: 2
Views: 584

Cleistocactus Help

I had to cut about two feet off my cleistocactus because it was to tall. I have researched various places about propagting these cactus but have not read anywhere about rooting the parts that I have cut off. Is it possible to get these cuttings (the tops that were cut off) to take root?
by Flavio
Mon May 28, 2012 11:33 pm
Forum: Greenhouse Tours
Topic: Ewen's seedlings and cuttings
Replies: 11
Views: 6226

Re: Ewen's seedlings and cuttings

WOW Ewen...I enjoyed looking through your collection. The plants all look very healthy.
by Flavio
Mon May 28, 2012 11:28 pm
Forum: Greenhouse Tours
Topic: Jude's greenhouse
Replies: 6
Views: 4649

Re: Jude's greenhouse

That is a nice collection you have there. Thanks for sharing
by Flavio
Mon May 28, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: Greenhouse Tours
Topic: Greenhuse Update and My Cactus Collection
Replies: 3
Views: 2724

Re: Greenhuse Update and My Cactus Collection

Diane thanks for your comments. Not sure of the number of photos allowed but are some of the plants that have produced flowers. Maybe I can post elsewhere so as not to over doooooo :wink: http://i138.photobucket.com/albums/q262/sixbysix_photos/P3020465-1.jpg http://i138.photobucket.com/albums/q262/s...