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by Paul D
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 3
Views: 103

Re: Hello!

Welcome rca :)
by Paul D
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 9
Views: 563

Re: Introduction

Welcome Bonsai2 :) There are a few of us in Scotland. Which part are you in?
by Paul D
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops
Replies: 8
Views: 511

Re: Lithops

It has the look of a newly-made website. There are a few wee corrections still needing done. My guess is that Tony hasn't got the shop side sorted yet. There's a phone number given there though.
by Paul D
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Greenhouse Tours
Topic: Lithops collection
Replies: 8
Views: 1492

Re: Lithops collection

Very impressive Mark. You seem to do well with the Asclepiads as well. I can't access your facebook page. Do you sell cuttings / offsets?
by Paul D
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Good evening!
Replies: 3
Views: 721

Re: Good evening!

Welcome Steve. Good to see the Instagram ;)
by Paul D
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: pesticide cupboards
Replies: 6
Views: 363

Re: pesticide cupboards

Having done a little bit of searching the plastic ones are a lot more expensive than the metal ones. I can get three metal ones for the price of one plastic! So, despite the potential rust problem, I think I'll go for the metal one after all, and can replace every couple of years if need be. One com...
by Paul D
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: pesticide cupboards
Replies: 6
Views: 363

Re: pesticide cupboards

I have no idea what and if there are rules for storage of these products in the UK, but could it be that the colour and labeling are mandatory in case an accident occurs and emergency personnel need to be aware of their presence? Here in Portugal you are obligated by law to fulfill a number of cond...
by Paul D
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Root mealybug control
Replies: 5
Views: 402

Re: Root mealybug control

This stuff seems to work as a deterent. I mix some of it in with all my potting mix. https://www.uhlig-kakteen.de/en/celaflor-schaedlingsfrei-careo-combi-granulat.html Mealy bugs won't be affected by just water alone. Soapy water or meths will kill them, but not the eggs. You'll need to repeat in ab...
by Paul D
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: pesticide cupboards
Replies: 6
Views: 363

Re: pesticide cupboards

Thanks Phil.
Wow, that's not so good. I hadn't thought about plastic ones. I see there are polypropylene cupboards available. I'll do some more exploring.
by Paul D
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: pesticide cupboards
Replies: 6
Views: 363

pesticide cupboards

I'm going to get a lockable small metal cupboard for greenhouse chemicals. There seem to be various types, variously labelled for pesticides, for COSHH, for chemicals, etc. They all look much the same but are different colours- the pesticides ones being dark red. Looking at the specs they all seem t...