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by Jim_Mercer
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: CactusWorld out today
Replies: 23
Views: 877

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: 877

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: 1969

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: 1969

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...
by Jim_Mercer
Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: March eNews
Replies: 11
Views: 613

Re: March eNews

SpikyMike wrote:
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:37 pm
Arrived fine. Excellent read so far! But some of the inline images are just empty placemarker boxes
many email programmes by default disable downloading of images from senders who are not on your safe list - I need to right click to download the images
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by Jim_Mercer
Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: March eNews
Replies: 11
Views: 613

Re: March eNews

Arrived in safely in inbox today - anti spam changes made seem to be working
by Jim_Mercer
Fri Feb 22, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: eNews Special Edition
Replies: 19
Views: 1608

Re: eNews Special Edition

Problem with question 7 the last four questions will only allow one of them to be rated
by Jim_Mercer
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: eNews Special Edition
Replies: 19
Views: 1608

Re: eNews Special Edition

Arrived safely in inbox via outlook/virgin media which treated previous issues as spam
by Jim_Mercer
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cut price love
Replies: 3
Views: 565

Cut price love

They had a lot of these leaves last week in Tesco, a few left today with yellow sticker. I don't suppose I will be lucky and have one with enough stem to grow but at 38p instead of £3 it has to be worth trying...
tesco hoya heart.jpg
by Jim_Mercer
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Tesco Cat Litter
Replies: 19
Views: 2344

Re: Tesco Cat Litter

In addition to the non-horticultural product in my previous post I should add there are large round clay pebbles often sold as Hydroleca , smaller Seramis granules sold on their own or in some ready made compost and Akadama from Japan. I have only used Hydroleca in gravel trays and never used it in ...