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by Dot
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: euphorbias as promised
Replies: 3
Views: 254

Re: euphorbias as promised

Brian, thank you for posting the euphorbias as promised, they do look good as larger sized plants. I do have quite a few Euphorbias, but mostly they are in smaller pots. The bigger ones I have are showing their age, perhaps if I re pot them they may look better. Perhaps I should wait until the weath...
by Dot
Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: first try Solved
Replies: 3
Views: 190

Re: first try Solved

Hello Brian,

Well done on entering your first text, I am sure that it will not be te last be the last!

You have some lovely Euphorbias in the picture, how old are they?

Dot
by Dot
Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cristate aeonium
Replies: 8
Views: 277

Re: Cristate aeonium

Hello .

I do like your plant, it looks very healthy and robust.

I have sent you a PM.

Best wishes,

Dot
by Dot
Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Travelogues
Topic: Adventures in central Mexico
Replies: 13
Views: 582

Re: Adventures in central Mexico

Thank you for posting the great pictures of your Mexican trip. - wonderful photography.
It brings back memories of our trip to Mexico with our friend Martin Smith who was at the time working at El Charco.

Dot.
by Dot
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Derek Bowdery
Replies: 32
Views: 2975

Re: Derek Bowdery

Derek was someone who always supported events and was always cheerful and smiling. I first met him at the Judges Course in the 1980's and later remember him coming to Sheffield Branch with Karen to give a talk. He and Karen came to us before the meeting for a meal and we had a lovely time together. ...
by Dot
Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Philip Downs
Replies: 2
Views: 797

Re: Philip Downs

Chris and I knew Philip very well, we met him in the early 1960s when we were all students together at the Dental Hospital in Sheffield. Philip was a member of Sheffield Branch for many years and became Chairman of the Branch for several years. We missed him when he and Ansie emigrated to New Zealan...
by Dot
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mesemb Study Group Bulletin #4/2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1686

Re: Mesemb Study Group Bulletin #4/2017

I received my copy this morning, thanks for a super issue Suzanne, lots to read and some pictures which make me want to go back to South Africa!

I do like the drawing on the front cover by Brian McDonough,

Dot.
by Dot
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Terry on TV
Replies: 63
Views: 4533

Re: Terry on TV

Just watched Terry on Gardeners World, thanks to Jim Mercer putting the link to it.

Congratulations to Terry and Jennifer, a great programme.

Dot.
by Dot
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Conophytums
Replies: 26
Views: 1938

Re: Conophytums

Thanks for the info about pollinating Conos Chris, I have a few conos in flower at the moment so will try your method.
Dorothy.
by Dot
Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Conophytums
Replies: 26
Views: 1938

Re: Conophytums

That's very interesting Chris, what are you using to pollinate?

This afternoon I was in the greenhouse pollinating with a small thin brush -hope to have some seeds in due course!,

Dorothy.

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