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by Ross M
Tue Aug 03, 2021 5:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Illegal Cacti and the BCSS
Replies: 56
Views: 1256

Re: Illegal Cacti and the BCSS

KarlR wrote:
Tue Aug 03, 2021 2:09 pm
Cheers Stuart, Tina, Diane and juster :) (tu)

Easy to be polite when you're out in the greenhouse having a criminally good time...
Absolutely! I echo all that's said regarding Karl's input into this thread and personally admire his knowledge, balanced outlook and communication skills👍
by Ross M
Mon Aug 02, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Illegal Cacti and the BCSS
Replies: 56
Views: 1256

Re: Illegal Cacti and the BCSS

It was an advert in the BCSS journal maybe 15 or 20 years ago Christian. I'm sure there was an associated article in the journal at the time so must look it out. There were several clones available and I think members were restricted to an order of two plants each.
by Ross M
Mon Aug 02, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Illegal Cacti and the BCSS
Replies: 56
Views: 1256

Re: Illegal Cacti and the BCSS

Years ago wasn't their some cultivation of grafted Yavia supported by the society ( I don't know the details). Yes and I still have one going strong Tina (long since de-grafted and in a 2.75" pot). Photo taken spring 2020.I really wish the society would be able to repeat successful exercises like t...
by Ross M
Sun Aug 01, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: St Annes, Ansdell, cactus & succulent collection for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 253

Re: St Annes, Ansdell, cactus & succulent collection for sale

That's a real shame Jonathan. You've grown some lovely plants there. Hopefully you'll find a buyer and also that you manage to start up a collection again some day soon
by Ross M
Tue Jul 27, 2021 10:35 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Almost a full house
Replies: 10
Views: 496

Re: Almost a full house

Wow, what are you watering it with Mike, Creamola Foam? Well it's certainly looking really good with your cultivation. A very impressive plant 👍
by Ross M
Mon Jul 26, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Almost a full house
Replies: 10
Views: 496

Re: Almost a full house

That's a beauty for sure! Very nice 👍
by Ross M
Mon Jul 26, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops dorothea C124
Replies: 4
Views: 265

Re: Lithops dorothea C124

I guess that photo alone illustrates the allure of Lithops!
by Ross M
Sun Jul 25, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Echinopsis Subdenudata
Replies: 29
Views: 1153

Re: Echinopsis Subdenudata

That's great to see 😀
by Ross M
Thu Jul 22, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Gymnocalycium ragonesei
Replies: 11
Views: 585

Re: Gymnocalycium ragonesei

Mine is a bit weather beaten and in need to an upgrade from its 2" pot, which has been it's home since 2008 😔
by Ross M
Thu Jul 22, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Rewards of a hard life
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Re: Rewards of a hard life

Snap! Mine was nibbled to oblivion by bugs last year and looked like a couple of frosted rabbit poos at the start of the season. I was ready to chuck it but fortunately gave it a second chance