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MSG Bulletin

Post by iann » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:03 pm

Mine arrived. Quite late, I guess? I hadn't really noticed with other things going on, but its March next week!

I haven't read it yet, but scanned the seed list and might need a new greenhouse. Good selection of interesting Lithops, several other things that caught my eye, and Conophytums aplenty for those so inclined. Spare a thought for Jennifer, who'll no doubt have a letterbox crammed full of seed orders by the weekend.
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Re: MSG Bulletin

Post by Aiko » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:09 pm

I hope mine will not take a month longer, as the previous bulletin...

What's on the seed list?
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Re: MSG Bulletin

Post by BryanW » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:43 pm

Got mine today too (tu)
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Re: MSG Bulletin

Post by Jim_Mercer » Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:42 pm

Aiko wrote:I hope mine will not take a month longer, as the previous bulletin...
They are trying to get the overseas copies delivered faster and you will be able to get a copy of the list emailed to you after 14th March according to this page http://www.smale-conophytum.co.uk/MSGseed.htm
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Re: MSG Bulletin

Post by Aiko » Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:43 pm

Jim_Mercer wrote:They are trying to get the overseas copies delivered faster and you will be able to get a copy of the list emailed to you after 14th March according to this page http://www.smale-conophytum.co.uk/MSGseed.htm
That's helpful. Thanks. Hope it doesn't come to this...
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Re: MSG Bulletin

Post by topsy » Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:13 pm

HI All our keen members,

We have paid for a better service for all the non-UK members' Bulletins to be sent and I will be interested to know when they arrive, just a sample, not everyone. The UK members' Bulletins were mailed yesterday 2nd class post, so the P.O. worked wonders seeing that their aim for delivering 2nd class is 3 days.

The non-UK items were taken to the mailing house today, so should be on their way tomorrow.

Regards, Suzanne
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Re: MSG Bulletin

Post by Astro » Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:37 am

I got my last Bulletin at the end of January. I'm not sure how it took that long to get here, maybe it came by Pony Express :P
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Re: MSG Bulletin

Post by cactuspip » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:48 am

I got mine on 22nd.
As good as first class post! Well done Royal Mail.
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Re: MSG Bulletin

Post by BrianMc » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:23 pm

My bulletin came yesterday. A fantastic seed list ....again!
Now my seed order is safely in the post I can relax and read the rest of the issue :grin:
Especially interested in Mesembs. small Aloes and South African miniatures.
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New interests since 2014 include winter growing bulbs, creating Echeveria hybrids, X Trichopsis and cold hardy Echinocereus.
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Re: MSG Bulletin

Post by Cactus Kid » Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:51 pm

BrianMc wrote:My bulletin came yesterday. A fantastic seed list ....again!
Now my seed order is safely in the post I can relax and read the rest of the issue :grin:
Exactly the same as me Brian. Posted my order at 6.00 a.m. today.

Last year was my first attempt with MSG seed. All doing well so far. Decided to carry on growing them under lights for their first winter but will let them have their proper rest period come November 2018.
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Have a large balanced collection of both cacti and succulents but enjoy growing cristate, monstrose and generally anything a bit weird!
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