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by Paul D
Sun May 26, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Beechgrove Garden
Replies: 16
Views: 496

Re: Beechgrove Garden

Thanks all. They were here from 8am to about 4pm, and a lot of filming done. As well as what was shown I spoke about feeding, source of plants, field collection numbers, cat litter, Plant Heritage, conservation & habitat loss, and various other pests apart from the ones mentioned in the clip but wit...
by Paul D
Sun May 26, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: GH height
Replies: 10
Views: 390

Re: GH height

My one is Dutch, Venlo style, with a lot of internal bracing. The uprights and diagonals are galvanised steel and there are lattice beams going across from eave to eave. It's pretty windy here too- we regularly get 90 - 100 km/h in winter. The large internal space is proportionately better at retain...
by Paul D
Fri May 17, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Beechgrove Garden
Replies: 16
Views: 496

Beechgrove Garden

We had Carole Baxter and the Beechgrove Garden film team here last week, filming the collection for the programme. It is due to be broadcast on 23rd May at 8 p.m., on the new BBC Scotland channel, and then repeated on BBC2 the following Sunday at 9 a.m. I gave BCSS a good plug so I hope it results i...
by Paul D
Thu May 16, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A few of today's flowers
Replies: 9
Views: 214

Re: A few of today's flowers

ralphrmartin wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 5:23 pm
Excellent, Paul , and it proves you can still have room for other plants in your National Rebutia Collection! :grin:
Oh yes! I've even squeezed in some tomatoes and red peppers ;)
Clearly I don't have enough cacti :D
by Paul D
Thu May 16, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A few of today's flowers
Replies: 9
Views: 214

Re: A few of today's flowers

Tina wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 11:51 am
Oh wow (tu) third one in is unusual and lovely, lots flowering you must be pleased.
That's Lobivia maximilliana ssp. westii, or var. westii, or Echinopsis if you prefer ;) KK437.
by Paul D
Thu May 16, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A few of today's flowers
Replies: 9
Views: 214

A few of today's flowers

Just a few flowers from this morning.
by Paul D
Sat May 11, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Unusual Weingartia Flowers
Replies: 9
Views: 408

Re: Unusual Weingartia Flowers

Two very beautiful plants.
by Paul D
Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Rebutia Open Day 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 767

Re: Rebutia Open Day 2019

Starting to look quite colourful in the greenhouse.
earlyMay19.jpg
by Paul D
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Soil mixes
Replies: 14
Views: 854

Re: Soil mixes

I use Jondo flint chick grit. Discussion about it here-
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by Paul D
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Rebutia Open Day 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 767

Re: Rebutia Open Day 2019

Aberdeenshire. Happy to give full directions by PM to anyone who is interesting in coming.