Hello from South Somerset

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somersetken
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Hello from South Somerset

Post by somersetken » Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:49 pm

Hello everyone my name is Ken and I would just like to introduce myself into the BCSS. I have just joined living in South Somerset. I was a member 30 years ago in the Coventry Branch and did a college study on pests of cacti and types of emerging biological control. Life and work took over all those years ago but now I am back after more life events.

I still have two of my original plants Agave americana “Varigata” and an Agave utahensis ssp. kababensis, all the rest were given either to the college or friends. Most had been grown from seed with some purchases so I am going to get seed sowing again and see what I can grow.

My interests are Opuntia, Mammillaria, Notocactus, Gymnocalycium, Lithops and Epiphytes. However, I like all cacti and succulents so anything goes.
(Sorry about the weeds...ha ha ha...)

Ken
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Re: Hello from South Somerset

Post by edds » Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:54 pm

Hello Ken. Welcome to the BCSS.
Ed

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Re: Hello from South Somerset

Post by el48tel » Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:11 pm

Welcome Ken
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 from South Somerset

Post by juster » Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:33 am

Welcome to the Forum and to the BCSS Ken, I've got some weeds like yours!
Croydon Branch member, growing mainly cacti and Echeverias
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Re: Hello from South Somerset

Post by rodsmith » Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:51 am

Welcome to the forum, Ken.
Rod Smith

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