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by Peter Cupial-Jones
Fri Dec 04, 2015 7:20 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: November 2015 - Good growing 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 4306

Re: November 2015 - Good growing 2015

Oops - its not actually true that I dont know what day it is................... :grin:

Apologies all I wasnt consciously trying to subvert the process !!!
by Peter Cupial-Jones
Wed Dec 02, 2015 12:12 am
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: November 2015 - Good growing 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 4306

Re: November 2015 - Good growing 2015

and lastly some of my Hildewintera hybrids ..............
by Peter Cupial-Jones
Wed Dec 02, 2015 12:08 am
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: November 2015 - Good growing 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 4306

Re: November 2015 - Good growing 2015

Here are a few of my lobivias that have been particularly nice this season :
by Peter Cupial-Jones
Wed Dec 02, 2015 12:05 am
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: November 2015 - Good growing 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 4306

Re: November 2015 - Good growing 2015

Here are a few of my plants that I have been really pleased with this year :
by Peter Cupial-Jones
Fri Oct 16, 2015 10:17 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Alan Hart
Replies: 1
Views: 953

Alan Hart

It is my sad duty to report that Alan Hart, who many will know, passed away this morning after a, mercifully brief, battle with cancer. He was a member of our society for over 60 years and known to many through his long association with the Shows Committee and its stationery requirements. I personal...
by Peter Cupial-Jones
Thu Oct 01, 2015 7:38 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Who gets your plants when you die?
Replies: 33
Views: 4733

Re: Who gets your plants when you die?

Interesting thread at this time. A good friend and C&S grower of many, many years has very recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer and is rapidly fading. This has all happened in two months. His one concern is to get the decent stuff from his collection passed to people who will understand and ...
by Peter Cupial-Jones
Mon Sep 28, 2015 6:51 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Tesco cat litter
Replies: 16
Views: 4025

Re: Tesco cat litter

I must admit I have changed my litter habits (???) like others in this thread. Am now using the Sanicat larger granule stuff in my potting mix. But the tesco finer grade is still top banana for rooting cuttings!
by Peter Cupial-Jones
Sun Jun 07, 2015 5:52 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Erdisia apiciflora
Replies: 2
Views: 728

Erdisia apiciflora

Hi, here is a genus you dont see much in this forum (or anywhere else for that matter). The NCL has Erdisia lumped into Corryocactus. I bought it early this year from the German nurseryman Michael Kiessling simply because I had never seen on for sale before. Its put out 3 new shoots since the beginn...
by Peter Cupial-Jones
Mon Jun 01, 2015 11:06 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: ID Please
Replies: 5
Views: 1121

Re: ID Please

Yes but as we hybrid fans know a hybrid plant isnt automatically a bad plant!!!!
by Peter Cupial-Jones
Sat May 30, 2015 10:43 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: More Echinopsis/Trichocereus out yesterday
Replies: 25
Views: 2439

Re: More Echinopsis/Trichocereus out yesterday

Sylvia - I'm voting with Anttun here - you worry about the pics and we will sort any outbreaks of boredom. You must surely have one of the premier EH/TH collections in the UK now - it deserves to be appreciated!!!!