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by Phil_SK
Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Special BCSS membership offer
Replies: 0
Views: 38

Special BCSS membership offer

At this time of year, new BCSS members have the opportunity to get 5 editions of CactusWorld for the price of 4. Until the end of November(-ish), anyone joining for 2019 will also get the December 2018 edition, together with the seed list. http://www.society.bcss.org.uk/index.ph ... tions.html
by Phil_SK
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Identity?
Replies: 8
Views: 263

Re: Identity?

JaneO wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:49 pm
It's not been in full sun
It looks like it would have liked to have been. :smile:
by Phil_SK
Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Tesco,s finest
Replies: 18
Views: 1297

Re: Tesco,s finest

The post on FB suggested https://www.seton.co.uk/clay-absorbent- ... lsrc=aw.ds as a possible replacement. Who's going to be first to try it?
by Phil_SK
Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Enews
Replies: 9
Views: 475

Re: Enews

ragamala wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:25 am
I also have either lost or never received one in August or September.
Did you get one each month from February (or maybe earlier) through until July? Have you ever received one by email? (And have you checked your spam, of course?)
by Phil_SK
Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:11 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: What should I do? Lithops newbie firsttimer...
Replies: 15
Views: 582

Re: What should I do? Lithops newbie firsttimer...

I've 'unsolved' it for you (it's the tick icon, for future reference).
by Phil_SK
Thu Sep 27, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: EU plant imports post Brexit.
Replies: 7
Views: 555

Re: EU plant imports post Brexit.

Presumably there'd be VAT to pay on >£15 purchases (or VAT + duty on expensive purchases) plus the £8 Royal Mail handling fee. All assuming that the seller has labelled the package honestly.
by Phil_SK
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops
Replies: 8
Views: 476

Re: Lithops

Yes, it's had a major revamp from its former style. That said, I think it's a long time since he's produced a pdf list that you could order plants from by name.
by Phil_SK
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: pesticide cupboards
Replies: 6
Views: 344

Re: pesticide cupboards

Yes, I deliberately didn't mention that there are proper plastic chemical storage cupboards because I knew how expensive they are.
Of course wood has be used reliably for hundreds of years......
by Phil_SK
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cactus World
Replies: 18
Views: 2106

Re: Cactus World

There's been a problem with newer members' September - see viewtopic.php?f=1&t=167484
by Phil_SK
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: pesticide cupboards
Replies: 6
Views: 344

Re: pesticide cupboards

The cupboards you've been looking at are, in my opinion, not fit for purpose and I'm astonished that their sale continues and that there are so few alternatives. The bits you can see are powder-coated but the locking bits are not, nor are bits within any reinforcing sections. As you've worked out, t...