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by juster
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi!
Replies: 3
Views: 758

Re: Hi!

Welcome to the Forum and to the BCSS James, you will find plenty to interest you here. Hopefully you will be able to attend your local branch meetings, where you will probably acquire even more plants and become even more enthusiastic!
by juster
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Santa Cruz CA
Replies: 2
Views: 636

Re: Hello from Santa Cruz CA

Welcome to the Forum Peter, you will find plenty to interest you here. Look forward to seeing some of your plants.
by juster
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria problem
Replies: 12
Views: 864

Re: Mammillaria problem

Thanks for the replies and suggestions, it's interesting that others have also had this problem. It remains something of a puzzle.
by juster
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: introducing myself!
Replies: 4
Views: 958

Re: introducing myself!

Welcome to the Forum Paul, you will find plenty to interest you here and advice if needed, you have a nice sized greenhouse for your collection. I agree with Tony's advice, but as your pots are quite small, just keep an eye on the plants that they don't look totally shrivelled. Enjoy your plants!
by juster
Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: TSG Small Opuntias talk at ELK
Replies: 6
Views: 2010

Re: TSG Small Opuntias talk at ELK

For anyone not going to ELK, there will be a talk on Small Opuntias by Mike P at Croydon Branch on Tuesday 11th September, 7.30 pm at Sanderstead Methodist Church, CR2 9EF. This is a change from our advertised talk. Looking forward to it Mike!
by juster
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Essex Succulent Review
Replies: 13
Views: 1007

Re: Essex Succulent Review

Thanks Sheila, this is always enjoyable and interesting to read.
by juster
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria problem
Replies: 12
Views: 864

Re: Mammillaria problem

Thanks for sharing your experience Mike and I'm interested that you have had a similar experience. Something in the growing conditions seems to be indicated and I now wonder if the extreme heat has played a part. Kees we do have a cat but she is banned from the greenhouse, the door is covered by a g...
by juster
Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria problem
Replies: 12
Views: 864

Re: Mammillaria problem

Thanks for the suggestions and no, I haven't got it caught in my jumper or anything else, although a perfectly possible explanation. I have had birds in the greenhouse once or twice this year, didn't think they had done any damage, but again a possible explanation. I have taken a close up of the dam...
by juster
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria problem
Replies: 12
Views: 864

Mammillaria problem

I cannot work out what has gone wrong with this M. pennispinosa; can't recall seeing anything like it before. Please can anyone help?
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by juster
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Lincolnshire
Replies: 2
Views: 702

Re: Hello from Lincolnshire

Welcome to the Forum Rob, you will find plenty to interest you here. Look forward to seeing photos of some of your plants.