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by Tony R
Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Supplier of large bowls?
Replies: 7
Views: 247

Re: Supplier of large bowls?

Cactus Kid wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:06 pm
Thanks Juster but they only seem to go up to 10 inch
IB40 is their largest Italian Bowl.
I'm assuming this is 40cm = 15.7 inches.
by Tony R
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Aloe polyphylla
Replies: 13
Views: 296

Re: Aloe polyphylla

You need two plants to make good viable seed.
this was discussed here back into 2007.
See Clark Brunt's excellent article for how he got seeds and great plants:
http://www.viridis.net/cactus/aloe_poly.html
by Tony R
Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Specialist cactus nursery Somerset
Replies: 12
Views: 357

Re: Specalist cactus nursery Somerset

Yes, long gone as a nursery, but I did meet up with John White again a few years ago. THe B&B was good too with a discount for BCSS members! I still have some of his plants in my collection too. Here is a note of him on the Forum from 2012 re. the first South West Mart: http://forum.bcss.org.uk/view...
by Tony R
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Aloinopsis acuta
Replies: 6
Views: 198

Re: Aloinopsis acuta

That is a little gem! Well done!
by Tony R
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Tunillas
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Re: Tunillas

Stuart wrote:
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:48 pm
Nice to see that greenhouse come to life again, making good use of the vertical staging.
Stuart
That's the way to grow them - most of our bits hang down in old age :wink:

Good display, Mike.
by Tony R
Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: CactusWorld Live - a succulent adventure
Replies: 3
Views: 1987

Re: CactusWorld Live - a succulent adventure

All the details are now available, including the Show Schedule, and featuring the new BCSS Logo :eek: :
http://www.cwl.bcss.org.uk/
by Tony R
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Soil mixes
Replies: 14
Views: 480

Re: Soil mixes

I use "Horticultural Coarse grit" under the Arthur Bowers label. But I have also seen it under the Silvaperl and Westland brand names. I actually get both my JI and Grit from the local Allotment Society but you should be able to get the coarse grit from most garden centres at about £4 for a 25kg ba...
by Tony R
Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Molar clay cat litter - alternative source to Tesco
Replies: 13
Views: 456

Re: Molar clay cat litter - alternative source to Tesco

dazzy2000 wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:34 pm
Hi just to make everyone aware that Tesco are now selling the cat litter again. I bought some yesterday
May be 'old stock' in some parts of the country only?
by Tony R
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: In flower today
Replies: 14
Views: 495

Re: In flower today

Fantastic M. carmenae, Jean (tu)
by Tony R
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cat litter - quick questions
Replies: 16
Views: 504

Re: Cat litter - quick questions

I've just spoken to Tesco Customer services and it's official, their low dust cat litter (as photo posted above by Jim) has been discontinued :cry: Hence my suggestion in another post a couple of weeks ago that you now try this one, which is also low dust, non-clumping and even smells nice: litter....