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by Cactusgirl
Tue Dec 15, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: December Cactus world is here
Replies: 166
Views: 10432

Re: December Cactus world is here

Still waiting for mine 😢. I know it will be too late now to order seeds from the list. I guess it's just down to the mail system staff being run off their feet
by Cactusgirl
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: can Mealy Bugs swim?...
Replies: 13
Views: 980

Re: can Mealy Bugs swim?...

I sprinkle diatomaceous earth around the base of the pots. Stops them mealey bugs from wandering around 😁
by Cactusgirl
Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: BCSS Forum Seed Pool
Replies: 168
Views: 168372

Re: BCSS Forum Seed Pool

Just wanted to say I've now had 100% germination with my seeds from the Forum seed pool. Amazing 😁. Thanks to Chris for running it and all the donors. I shall be donating some seeds soon too.
by Cactusgirl
Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Ariocarpus
Replies: 21
Views: 1374

Re: Ariocarpus

Beautiful plants. I'm going to water my Ariocarpus seedlings a bit more than I have been doing after seeing your plants 😁
by Cactusgirl
Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Ariocarpus
Replies: 21
Views: 1374

Re: Ariocarpus

Beautiful plants. I'm going to water my Ariocarpus seedlings a bit more than I have been doing after seeing your plants 😁
by Cactusgirl
Fri Jul 10, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: can SB Plant Invigorator be used as a soak?...
Replies: 27
Views: 2088

Re: can SB Plant Invigorator be used as a soak?...

Always take precautions of course but I believe food grade DE is far lower in crystalline silica than non food grade. I always wear a mask when spraying my plants with SB or mixing compost as I've noticed dust comes of the clay particles.
by Cactusgirl
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: can SB Plant Invigorator be used as a soak?...
Replies: 27
Views: 2088

Re: can SB Plant Invigorator be used as a soak?...

You are very welcome! The product I use is called 'food grade' as I give it to my horse too as a natural wormer (I've noticed over the years the normal chemical worm preparations raise her liver enzymes). Of course there are other brands and grades available!
by Cactusgirl
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: can SB Plant Invigorator be used as a soak?...
Replies: 27
Views: 2088

Re: can SB Plant Invigorator be used as a soak?...

Thankyou Juster. I have learnt a lot from experienced growers in the BCSS and so my thanks to everyone who has helped me in my four years of cacti and succulent ownership. 🤗
by Cactusgirl
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: can SB Plant Invigorator be used as a soak?...
Replies: 27
Views: 2088

Re: can SB Plant Invigorator be used as a soak?...

I sprinkle diatomaceous earth in the trays on the staging (and in compost when repotting)then I place my plants a little away from each other (socially distanced!) too. Touch wood I have been very lucky not to have root mealies. I did repot everything this year so have checked. I also give all plant...
by Cactusgirl
Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: dead or alive?...
Replies: 14
Views: 1456

Re: dead or alive?...

I have one of these which looks exactly same as yours and it's fine and just about to flower