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by dalesmatt
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: International convention
Replies: 11
Views: 836

Re: International convention

I really enjoyed the weekend and was equally impressed as above with regard to the organisation and the venue, thank you John Arnold for emailing me as a late book g and persuading me to do the full weekend. It was good to gain insight into habitats and plants i've not seen or heard of and to be abl...
by dalesmatt
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Rooting aloe plicatilis cutting ??
Replies: 14
Views: 1518

Re: Rooting aloe plicatilis cutting ??

Thanks for that info Terry, good to know for me as I acquired a small plant of this earlier in the year but haven't researched it as yet.
by dalesmatt
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: June 2018 – My most beautiful flower
Replies: 24
Views: 5364

Re: June 2018 – My most beautiful flower

A few I've had so far this year.
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by dalesmatt
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: BCSS Judges Course
Replies: 15
Views: 1516

Re: BCSS Judges Course

Interesting reading. I've contemplated the judges course but rejected it at least this year even though I have the time off. Theres no way i could feel expert enough to identify at sight so many species in order to spot a NAS plant with erroneous label etc. It seems a nice enough sounding weekend bu...
by dalesmatt
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: What's under there?
Replies: 7
Views: 608

Re: What's under there?

Is 2 Copiapoa humilis..?
by dalesmatt
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A success story
Replies: 6
Views: 552

Re: A success story

Really very nice Ralph and Diane, I had to give up on this kind of Euphorbia as I cannot keep the heating up enough seemingly and the larger greenhouse I have space in is unheated. Those seedlings look great too, well done. (tu)
by dalesmatt
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Greenhouse Tours
Topic: New polytunnel
Replies: 22
Views: 8674

Re: New polytunnel

Well done with all you have achieved Conrad, it looks really great. Look forward to seeing more in due time. (tu)
Kind regards
Matt
by dalesmatt
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Fingers with nail polish
Replies: 1
Views: 355

Re: Fingers with nail polish

Really nice Christer, I have one of these but it is showing no signs of a bud as yet. I'm so scared of watering them! Lovely delicate flower colour though.
by dalesmatt
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Shading
Replies: 17
Views: 1752

Re: Shading

Thanks Terry; Cheers for the observation, I'm not sure my Dad had ever particularly bothered with removing it as the greenhouse is sighted oddly for the area in the front garden with its south facing aspect, it gets quite warm in there on sunny winter days, although I do appreciate what you are sayi...
by dalesmatt
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Shading
Replies: 17
Views: 1752

Re: Shading

I didn't actually know there was something as trendy sounding as coolglass, but thanks. Feeling like a complete bodger I just watered down some cheap old half used matte emulsion out of a rusty tin. though stippled on in nice wobbly lines with panache a la the late Victorian Kitchen Gardener, Harry ...