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Mandy
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Re: new garden centre buys

Post by Mandy » Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:24 am

thankyou rod its in its place in the greenhouse with my little collection. carnt wait till its time to take bubble rap down so i can see them from the house and garden again.
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Re: new garden centre buys

Post by Lyn » Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:10 pm

Your new plants are GORGEOUS Mandy :-D XXXXX <3
Check out my Cacti and Succulent website, where I upload weekly blogs, photos, and videos :-)
http://www.desertplantsofavalon.com/
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Re: new garden centre buys

Post by Mandy » Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:54 pm

thankyou lyn couldnt leave the garden centre without them, its like being in a sweet shop, and its like you say on youtube theres always room for one more. so so true.xxx
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Re: new garden centre buys

Post by RICHAUD » Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:10 pm

a plant like your Trichocereus schickendantzii are often imported from Spain or the Canary Islands and as they grow fast even in England the change of climate and the lack of sunshine causes this etiolation
you will never have the initial diameter
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Re: new garden centre buys

Post by Mandy » Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:19 am

never mind ill just have a funny shaped one then. as they say life would be boring if we were all the same. but thankyou for the explanation
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