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by Jim_Mercer
Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:34 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

I have used both Sophisticat and Tesco's picture is outdoors sempervivums, both survived frosts, only difference seemed to be larger size of Sophisticat
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by Jim_Mercer
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: pure pumice?
Replies: 55
Views: 5803

Re: pure pumice?

I think you have the wrong one Marise. It's Tesco low dust non clumping and the package is predominantly green. Marise, This is the one. They changed the name from Low dust to Antibacterial ! It has the same attributes in a different order - Odour control, Adsorbent, Low dust, Lightweight. I think ...
by Jim_Mercer
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: April - Spring is in the Air
Replies: 8
Views: 541

Re: April - Spring is in the Air

A little splash of colour from a Kalanchoe blossfeldiana rescued from Tesco
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by Jim_Mercer
Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mamm. perezdelarosae
Replies: 28
Views: 1358

Re: Mamm. perezdelarosae

My plant is growing very slowly, I managed to find a picture from March 2002 showing my plant in flower (used to be on my web site) web-0491.jpg My plant is now in a 3½ inch pot web-5615.jpg I have to admit my plants have been rather neglected for the past 5 years but not much growth in 17 years :sad:
by Jim_Mercer
Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mamm. perezdelarosae
Replies: 28
Views: 1358

Re: Mamm. perezdelarosae

Thanks H, can you explain what orientation tag means. My pics are fine when uploaded to forum, but sideways when they appear in the forum. I have read not all members have this so called iPad problem, but lots do lol. Cheers Regardless of the way you hold your camera/tablet/phone the data from the ...
by Jim_Mercer
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: CactusWorld out today
Replies: 23
Views: 2173

Re: CactusWorld out today

D^L wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:01 pm
My inserts are rather battered and a bit torn.
Not personnally worried but just some feedback to distribution.
David Lambie
Bristol
Same with mine - the damage to the cultivation notes didn't appear related to damage to wrapper and no obvious damage to any of the other contents
by Jim_Mercer
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: CactusWorld out today
Replies: 23
Views: 2173

Re: CactusWorld out today

Arrived despite ripped wrapper - the large loose fold on the wrapping of my copy seems designed to get caught in mail handling machinery. Before the rip it looks like there was a 4cm overlap
by Jim_Mercer
Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: New understanding on calcium (and maybe sulphur?)
Replies: 38
Views: 2699

Re: New understanding on calcium (and maybe sulphur?)

I was a bit hesitant to bring it into the mix :grin: , but somewhere along the line I also read that it's possible we haven't been giving out C&Ss enough nitrogen with our habit of low-nitrogen fertilisers! Can't remember the reasoning on it.... Low nitrogen seems to be a frequent recommendation - ...
by Jim_Mercer
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: New understanding on calcium (and maybe sulphur?)
Replies: 38
Views: 2699

Re: New understanding on calcium (and maybe sulphur?)

A long time ago I tried to find out what was in a number of different fertilisers - either by reading the contents list of packets I had or via the internet. The listed ingredients were often not complete, sometime just the basic N-P-K values with added micro-nutrients. At the time Phostrogen did gi...