Hello and Happy New Year

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EarlyBird75
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Hello and Happy New Year

Post by EarlyBird75 » Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:59 pm

Hello guys

My name is Ben and yep I'm a rookie. But looking forward to getting to know you all and learning more about this most unusual and intriguing species. I've spent a lifetime [45 years] gardening and growing vegetables, but I only really took on an interest in succulents and cacti during the lockdown. Okay I have a couple of standard sedums in the garden but that is it

No idea how I've been missing them all of this time.....The kids are even interested in the spikey ones :lol:
If you're looking for me, take a quick look at the bottom of the garden, or perhaps in the greenhouse tending to my Succulents
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Re: Hello and Happy New Year

Post by juster » Thu Dec 31, 2020 5:49 pm

Welcome to the Forum Ben and Happy New Year!
Croydon Branch member, growing mainly cacti and Echeverias
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Re: Hello and Happy New Year

Post by Paul D » Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:02 pm

Welcome Ben and happy new year!
Paul in North-east Scotland (Grampian Branch BCSS)
National Collection Rebutia, Aylostera & Weingartia (inc. Sulcorebutia). Also growing a mixture including Ferocactus, Gymnocalycium, Lobivia, Mammillaria, Asclepiads, Lithops, Crassula, Gasteria, Haworthia.
http://www.rebutia.org.uk
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Re: Hello and Happy New Year

Post by edds » Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:39 pm

Welcome Ben. They are addictive!
Ed

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Re: Hello and Happy New Year

Post by el48tel » Thu Dec 31, 2020 7:13 pm

Ben
Welcome and Happy New Year
Attempting to grow Aeoniums, Aylostera, Echinocereus, Echinopsis, Gymnocalycium, Lithops, Matucana, Rebutia, and Sulcorebutia.
Currently being wooed by Haworthia, and attempting hybridisation.
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Re: Hello and Happy New Year

Post by rodsmith » Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:43 am

Welcome to the forum, Ben, and a happy new year to you and all forum users.
Rod Smith

Growing a mixed collection of cacti & other succulents; mainly smaller species with a current emphasis on lithops & conophytum.
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