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by Sheila
Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cactus and Succulent Review
Replies: 7
Views: 664

Cactus and Succulent Review

Hi, Just to let you know that the March issue of the Cactus and Succulent Review is now available to download at https://www.cactusandsucculentreview.org.uk/ This issue includes an article on the fascinating ant house plant, Myrmecodia beccarii, together with items on fouquierias, mammillarias and a...
by Sheila
Wed Feb 24, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Plant of the month photo plea.
Replies: 11
Views: 1529

Re: Plant of the month photo plea.

Hi, Thank you Tony. I would also like to take this opportunity to publicly thank everyone who supported me with the Plant of the Month feature. I could not have kept it going for so long without your help. I had said that I would provide a list of the Plant of the Month plants featured which could p...
by Sheila
Tue Dec 01, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cactus and Succulent Review
Replies: 5
Views: 491

Cactus and Succulent Review

Hi, This is just to let you know that the December issue of the Cactus and Succulent Review is available to download from https://www.cactusandsucculentreview.org.uk/ I'm delighted to include an item on Azorella compacta, one of the most amazing plants in the world. Those shown on the front cover co...
by Sheila
Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cactus and Succulent Review
Replies: 5
Views: 641

Cactus and Succulent Review

Hi, Just to let you know that the September issue of the Cactus and Succulent Review is now available at https://www.cactusandsucculentreview.org.uk/ This was supposed to be 60 pages long, but in fact it's 59 pages, proving (not for the first time) that I can't count. Anyway, among the 59 pages you ...
by Sheila
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 3
Views: 552

Re: Advice please

Hi,

Thank you to both of you for your comments which I have passed on to the owner of the plant.

Best wishes,
by Sheila
Wed Aug 12, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 3
Views: 552

Advice please

Hi, I was contacted by phone by someone who was asking for advice on a plant. He believes it to be a Trichocereus, and it has developed some unpleasant black blodges. There appear to be other marks as well. I asked him to send me some photos which I am posting below. The plant is normally grown on a...
by Sheila
Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cactus and Succulent Review
Replies: 8
Views: 858

Re: Cactus and Succulent Review

Hi,

Just a very quick note to thank everyone for their comments. I always appreciate them.

Sheila
by Sheila
Mon Jun 01, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cactus and Succulent Review
Replies: 8
Views: 858

Cactus and Succulent Review

Hi, Just to let you know that the June issue of the Cactus and Succulent Review (formerly the Essex Succulent Review) is now available for download at https://www.cactusandsucculentreview.org.uk/ This month I'm delighted to include 'Madagascar's spiny alluaudias' by Colin Walker, well-known to BCSS ...
by Sheila
Sun Mar 01, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Essex Succulent Review now the Cactus and Succulent Review
Replies: 3
Views: 658

Essex Succulent Review now the Cactus and Succulent Review

Hi, First I've renamed the Essex Succulent Review as the Cactus and Succulent Review. Anyone who read my Editor's notes in the last issue will have been expecting this change. The ESR started out as a Branch newsletter for the Essex Branch of what was then the Cactus and Succulent Society of Great B...
by Sheila
Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Essex Succulent Review
Replies: 16
Views: 2487

Re: Essex Succulent Review

Hi, Thank you to everyone for your comments. Ragamala - this may sound a little strange, but in a way I agree with you. The name Essex Succulent Review is distinctive, and I have been dithering around for probably two years wondering whether or not to change it. I did make sure that both Eddy Harris...