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by macavity
Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:29 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Indoors or outdoors?
Replies: 4
Views: 1164

Re: Indoors or outdoors?

My plants are a very random mix from lots of different places, so it's difficult to list them all! Mostly succulents from southern Africa/Madagascar (euphorbias, pachypodium, lithops, a few crassula & various other individuals, including one prized hoodia gordonii), along with some cacti from assort...
by macavity
Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:36 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Indoors or outdoors?
Replies: 4
Views: 1164

Indoors or outdoors?

Do you find your succulents survive Winter outdoors in a greenhouse, or do you bring them in? Until now, my plants have always stayed inside all year round but this year I finally bought a greenhouse (rigid plastic on metal frame, quite small) in the hope of actually seeing something flower. I can s...
by macavity
Mon Sep 24, 2012 11:44 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Core collection
Replies: 11
Views: 2389

Re: Core collection

1. My mother used to collect cacti and my father is an avid outdoor gardener, so I suppose it was natural that I would be interested in both when I grew up! I tend to collect succulents now rather than cacti, simply because I find their appearance more interesting (and I worry about the cats getting...
by macavity
Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: I think I have a problem
Replies: 17
Views: 2422

Re: I think I have a problem

I believe it only becomes a Problem when you find you are living in one room of your house, and everything else is taken up with plants. :grin:
by macavity
Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Rare Euphorbia flowering
Replies: 17
Views: 2756

Re: Rare Euphorbia flowering

I'm a big Euphorbia fan too so it's lovely to see these more unusual ones. I'll have to keep an eye out for these the next time I'm looking for more babies!
by macavity
Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:00 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Its been a long time coming!
Replies: 5
Views: 1207

Re: Its been a long time coming!

The plant is beautiful on its own, but the flowers make it that bit more lovely. Very nice!
by macavity
Thu Aug 30, 2012 4:54 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lots of seed then!
Replies: 18
Views: 2309

Re: Lots of seed then!

Any chance of getting some of the seeds for this? If not no worries! :-)
by macavity
Thu Aug 30, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: There's a Mammillaria under there somewhere.
Replies: 12
Views: 2160

Re: There's a Mammillaria under there somewhere.

I love seeing mammillarias (and similar cacti) flowering. The flower always seems enormous when compared to the size of the plant! This one is amazing - well done.
by macavity
Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:33 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithos, do you miss your chair?
Replies: 5
Views: 1144

Re: Lithos, do you miss your chair?

That's amazing! I wonder how long it took to make?
by macavity
Tue Aug 14, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Like a young kid with a new toy
Replies: 5
Views: 1048

Re: Like a young kid with a new toy

Every flower is exciting to me. I feel it's my plants' way of saying they're happy with me. :-) Very beautiful colour.