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by Andyh
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Birmingham Branch
Replies: 0
Views: 101

Birmingham Branch

Tomorrow night..Tuesday.....Our June meeting will be a welcome return by Paul Klaassen talking about his recent visit to Brazil. Paul is an intrepid cactus explorer who regularly visits cacti in their habitat in our winter and then shares his experiences and photographs with us in the summer. So for...
by Andyh
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Carpobritus identification
Replies: 8
Views: 392

Re: Carpobritus identification

Thank you.
by Andyh
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Carpobritus identification
Replies: 8
Views: 392

Carpobritus identification

Can any one help...I thought that the cutting I took off a Tenby beach would be the yellow flowered carpobritus edulis but its now flowered and is a much nicer pink flowered species. On line theres several options but Im not narrowing it down. The leaves are 5 to 7 cm long grey green and often curve...
by Andyh
Tue May 28, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Natural Predators....
Replies: 9
Views: 674

Natural Predators....

So happy the frogs are active in my greenhouse again. They over wintered in here and some are still choosing to stay in. I have considerably less slug damage to plants such as Epiphyllums and opuntias than previous years. Sparrows fly in on all the time harvesting trapped flies and hopefully are eat...
by Andyh
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Birmingham Branch
Replies: 6
Views: 1832

Re: Birmingham Branch

Paul Spracklin's talk about Gardening with succulents was really informative and he had some very good slides. His Essex garden looks amazing. The list of hardy plants that he grows is lengthy. Some of the oldest plants have a cover of some form as they are of historic value, decades old. Most are u...
by Andyh
Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Desease?
Replies: 5
Views: 634

Re: Desease?

Young scale insects?
by Andyh
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Birmingham Branch
Replies: 6
Views: 1832

Re: Birmingham Branch

Hi...Ill take notes and Ill ask Paul if we can share some of his key ideas on what works for him.
by Andyh
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Birmingham Branch
Replies: 6
Views: 1832

Birmingham Branch

This Tuesday 19th March, Paul Spracklin is talking about gardening with succulents! Hopefully it will inspire us all to try growing more out of doors. There is a £2.50 charge to attend which includes free tea and biscuits. A great chance to share experiences and learn more. Regular monthly meetings ...
by Andyh
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: March 2019 - Patterns
Replies: 22
Views: 4894

Re: March 2019 - Patterns

Patterns at Winterbourne
by Andyh
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Birmingham Branch
Replies: 2
Views: 1481

Re: Birmingham Branch

Hi Derek...we didnt simply because we crammed 3 films into the evening. I think that would work though. The educational material that you can download is quite thought provoking. Im now looking out for other desert type documentaries for a film night in 2020!
Andy