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by el48tel
Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:16 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A little bit of sunshine.
Replies: 9
Views: 478

Re: A little bit of sunshine.

Have another :grin: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/g1PLIAc4MNSbfackwSZonPR_s2qzqRcqohXBYCdHS1gzzGvJvypDunhjAALy5Qv2iU-xESP7sJUcxKe7eIZFan8gnyDPw2X86i7PsTWidakL1rp1OsHS3-YAh3CHk168hsuYZncJQR8=w1920-h1080 Having just spent hours (or it seems like days) planting mesemb seeds (the first time I have ...
by el48tel
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A little bit of sunshine.
Replies: 9
Views: 478

Re: A little bit of sunshine.

FredG wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:38 pm
Nananthus vittatus

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You are wrong ..... that's a large portion
by el48tel
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Don’t worry about moss!
Replies: 12
Views: 476

Re: Don’t worry about moss!

Chris L wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:39 pm
The way I found very effective at reducing moss in my seed pots was to buy the very ratest moss spores I could find, ideally those at four times the price of my cacti seeds....
:grin:
by el48tel
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mammillaria saboae
Replies: 8
Views: 348

Re: Mammillaria saboae

Nice one (or should that be two?)
by el48tel
Wed Apr 07, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Don’t worry about moss!
Replies: 12
Views: 476

Re: Don’t worry about moss!

Absolutely. And I would throw in an additional thought or two. Would the ones which failed in the moss environment, have changed the course of evolution, had they survived? By creating artificial environments, do we change the course of evolution? By creating artificial environments, do we change t...
by el48tel
Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Don’t worry about moss!
Replies: 12
Views: 476

Re: Don’t worry about moss!

Both really :mrgreen: But I had the plants/seeds in mind. Under consideration here are examples of the seeds that made it, how many of the seedlings did not make it in the same pockets of moss? And how the odds differ while exposed to other conditions? Sowing seeds "in captivity" is all about maxim...
by el48tel
Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Don’t worry about moss!
Replies: 12
Views: 476

Re: Don’t worry about moss!

Seen a few Zoom presentations, recently, of trips to the far flung locations on this planet, wherein the presenter commented upon seedlings growing quite well, in the wild, tucked comfortably in a pocket of mossy material, in the nook of a hillside. Then we have those who pontificate upon following...
by el48tel
Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Rotting seedlings
Replies: 12
Views: 683

Re: Rotting seedlings

Jura wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 7:04 pm
It seems that I was actually cooking my seedlings with the grow light.. :roll: ...........
Yup
Did that last year. So easy to do. Cooked the most expensive seeds. The cheaper seeds seemed to cope.
by el48tel
Wed Apr 07, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Don’t worry about moss!
Replies: 12
Views: 476

Re: Don’t worry about moss!

Seen a few Zoom presentations, recently, of trips to the far flung locations on this planet, wherein the presenter commented upon seedlings growing quite well, in the wild, tucked comfortably in a pocket of mossy material, in the nook of a hillside. Then we have those who pontificate upon following ...