May 2017 - MAY BLOSSOM

May 2017 - May Blossom
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May 2017 - MAY BLOSSOM

Postby rodsmith » Mon May 01, 2017 10:47 am

I hope this will be an easy one.

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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Postby Rayc11 » Mon May 01, 2017 12:12 pm

I'll start this one off -
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My large specimen of Astrophytum Ornatum just coming into flower.
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Postby Jim_Mercer » Tue May 02, 2017 5:28 pm

On the table next to my computer chair is this Kalanchoe blossfeldiana - no cultivar name with it (from supermarket)
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Kalanchoe blossfeldiana

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Kalanchoe blossfeldiana
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Postby Chris L » Tue May 02, 2017 9:32 pm

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Gymnocalycium megalothelos


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Rebutia pygmaea RH516
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Postby Liz M » Wed May 03, 2017 12:07 am

None of my photos are loading, they are all about 500KB and I have never had this trouble before.
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Postby Tony R » Wed May 03, 2017 6:30 am

Liz M wrote:None of my photos are loading, they are all about 500KB and I have never had this trouble before.


I thought perhaps it was the midnight hour?! But it fails for me too this morning. I'll report it to Bill. Thanks, Liz.
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Postby Jim_Mercer » Wed May 03, 2017 1:56 pm

Liz M wrote:None of my photos are loading, they are all about 500KB and I have never had this trouble before.

Seems to be working now - just uploaded 6 pictures
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Postby Bill » Wed May 03, 2017 2:17 pm

It's peculiar to this topic/section of the forum Jim, and jpg as I uploaded two images png and jpg and only the png had worked.

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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Postby Tony R » Wed May 03, 2017 2:19 pm

Jim_Mercer wrote:Seems to be working now - just uploaded 6 pictures

It was in this sub-Forum that the upload was not working this morning.
They were uploading fine in the main C&S Forum.
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Postby Jim_Mercer » Wed May 03, 2017 2:45 pm

Edit - previous "test" pictures removed and today's supermarket Kalanchoe substituted.
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Edit - new test with more pixels
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