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by GregoryBulmer
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Young Member
Replies: 4
Views: 520

Re: New Young Member

Welcome to the forum Livi. 133 is a very substantial collection, feel free to ask any questions about your plants names or care on this forum.
by GregoryBulmer
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Blossfeldia
Replies: 9
Views: 703

Re: Blossfeldia

I've heard varying cases of limiting success, but it is possible. A popular method is sowing on sterilised soil in a sterilised, moist jam jar that then isn't opened until seedlings have growth to a substantial (whatever that means in terms of Blossfeldia!) size. The seed is also like dust, good luc...
by GregoryBulmer
Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: John (Duns) saying hello
Replies: 9
Views: 1514

Re: John (Duns) saying hello

Nothing to stop you going to both branches! :grin:
by GregoryBulmer
Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Amazing water free Succulent collection
Replies: 16
Views: 1796

Re: Amazing water free Succulent collection

Knowing me I'd still manage to rot them :lol:
by GregoryBulmer
Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Returning member
Replies: 3
Views: 1082

Re: Returning member

Welcome back! :grin:
by GregoryBulmer
Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Help getting to the AGM?
Replies: 0
Views: 577

Help getting to the AGM?

A bit late but with the revamped AGM I quite fancy going on Saturday. Therefore I was wondering if anyone in the North could help me get down. I'm Sheffield/Manchester based but if anyone could offer a lift from other stations such as Leeds or even Nottingham it'd save me a lot of time and money. Pe...
by GregoryBulmer
Wed Jan 04, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Trump helps to save cacti!
Replies: 3
Views: 881

Re: Trump helps to save cacti!

Don't forget to consider the implications for flora and fauna if Trump "cancels" the Paris climate agreement as he's previously suggested. Such a blow to tackling climate change could have profound impacts on a multitude of habitats, world over. Furthermore, if his economic policy has such...
by GregoryBulmer
Wed Aug 17, 2016 7:49 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi from sunny Nottinghamshire!
Replies: 4
Views: 1052

Re: Hi from sunny Nottinghamshire!

Welcome to the forum,cracking plants Andy!
by GregoryBulmer
Mon Aug 15, 2016 8:16 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cacti Rescue advice for newbie
Replies: 23
Views: 2402

Re: Cacti Rescue advice for newbie

Hi Leandra, As long as your potting mix is dry I'd say they're fine to pot up now. A 50/50 mix of something like John Innes No.2 and some small grit should do the trick. The main thing is to make sure you leave them two weeks or so for any damage to the roots/body to heal. If ever in any doubt over ...
by GregoryBulmer
Sat Jun 11, 2016 5:51 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Summer over?
Replies: 4
Views: 567

Summer over?

Found this precocious Ariocarpus bravoanus hintonii in flower this morning. I know it's normally one of the first Arios to flower but it's still pretty early by their standards :lol:

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