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by juster
Tue Apr 26, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Sarcocaulon Herrei
Replies: 18
Views: 2138

Re: Sarcocaulon Herrei

Thanks for posting Ray, marvellous to see so many flowers/buds.
by juster
Mon Apr 25, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria goldii
Replies: 5
Views: 691

Re: Mammillaria goldii

Lovely plants and flowers Sylvia, and it's interesting to see the difference between the two plants. Thanks for posting.
by juster
Mon Apr 18, 2016 8:57 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi all
Replies: 3
Views: 1168

Re: Hi all

Welcome to the Forum Happygardening, enjoy your plants.
by juster
Mon Apr 18, 2016 8:49 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mealy bug friendly?
Replies: 28
Views: 3686

Re: Mealy bug friendly?

Thanks Liz, this sounds really hopeful and I shall give it a try.
by juster
Sun Apr 17, 2016 10:49 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Very excited to be here!
Replies: 9
Views: 1611

Re: Very excited to be here!

Hi Ellie, as Carl says, l think you would gain a lot from joining the Society and attending your local branch. A good basic cactus book is John Pilbeam's 'How to care for your Cacti', there is a similar volume for Succulents. They are about 30 years old now, but second hand copies can be found. I'm ...
by juster
Sun Apr 17, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Very excited to be here!
Replies: 9
Views: 1611

Re: Very excited to be here!

Welcome to the Forum Ellie. Many of us started growing our plants on windowsills and I'm sure your seeds will do well. Good luck!
by juster
Sun Apr 17, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mealy bug friendly?
Replies: 28
Views: 3686

Re: Mealy bug friendly?

Brian can you give me the dilution you use for the neem? assume you do dilute it? I've not tried it, but it sounds good for Echeverias, which the mealies love!
by juster
Thu Apr 14, 2016 1:02 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Happy 75th birthday, DaveW!
Replies: 12
Views: 1521

Re: Happy 75th birthday, DaveW!

Many happy returns to both of you, hope you both enjoy the day.
by juster
Tue Apr 12, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Eriosyce esmeraldana FK 436
Replies: 6
Views: 637

Re: Eriosyce esmeraldana FK 436

Very nice healthy plants Christer, it's good to be able to enjoy some re-potting.
by juster
Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: Travelogues
Topic: A few hours on a Bushmanland hill.....
Replies: 8
Views: 3145

Re: A few hours on a Bushmanland hill.....

Thanks Chris, I really enjoyed these pictures and, as Stuart says, you have captured the feel of the place. You did well even to find the mesembryanthemopsis, and the bulb is really beautiful.