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Roatavator
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Hello!!

Post by Roatavator » Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:59 am

Image<t>Hello everyone.<br/>
I’m a MSG member. Years ago I was in BCSS South Norfolk Branch, spending many happy years as Show Secretary. We moved (still in Norfolk) a couple of years ago. Prior to that I confess I had lost interest in the spiny ones, and not having a heated greenhouse for the first winter at our new home somewhat reduced my collection!<br/>
Anyway, I’m now into Conophytums. I still have a few old cacti but the plan over the next few years is to fill the greenhouse with dumplings.</t>
Here’s a view of part of the collection, plenty of space left yet!
Peter
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Re: Hello!!

Post by Chris in Leeds » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:54 am

Welcome to the forum there is a number of good growers of conos on here
Chris
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Re: Hello!!

Post by Roatavator » Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:16 am

Thanks Chris. I expect to learn a lot from some of the experts here in the course of the next few years. I’ve trawled the forum and there’s certainly a lot of beautiful well grown Conos to be seen!
Peter. Lapsed cactus enthusiast, now into Conophytums. Fewer plasters when repotting! MSG member.
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Re: Hello!!

Post by rodsmith » Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:54 am

Very colourful and impressive. Welcome to the forum.
Rod Smith

Growing a mixed collection of cacti & other succulents; mainly smaller species with a current emphasis on lithops & conophytum.
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Re: Hello!!

Post by Roatavator » Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:49 pm

Many thanks Rod.
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Post by Diane » Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:31 pm

Oh goody! Another cono nut! Welcome Peter, what a lot of lovely Conos you have, we look forward to hearing more from you about your plants.
Diane - member of Kingston branch

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Post by Roatavator » Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:58 pm

Thanks Diane
Here’s a nice one, photo taken today. They’re not all as good as this by any means!
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Post by Diane » Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:15 pm

Excellent!
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Post by conolady » Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:08 pm

Welcome! I'm new as well and pleased to find another mesemb nut! Looking forward to more wonderful pics of your plants.
First it was orchids, then, since c.2004, cacti and succulents. I'm into South African plants, mainly conos, lithops and haworhias, with a few cacti, especially 'posh' mamms, turbs and other smalls.
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