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Succulent of the month

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Postby parrotsheaven » Tue Oct 14, 2008 4:53 am

ihc6480 wrote:I'm sure everyone will be waiting patiently for your debut once things get settled down for you.
Be careful on your drive and I hope you find a nice place with a big yard for your cacti and succulents.


Thanks Bill got back late last night and got news today that I got the house I wanted with a large back yard and a nice garage/shed that I will be able to put the heat mat in over winter and also all the dormant plants.

The shift is in 3 weeks now.......so with work and packing it will be pushing things a bit but I will not work the last week so I can be well prepared when the removalists get here :roll:

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Postby ihc6480 » Tue Oct 14, 2008 11:05 pm

Good to hear things are going your way Betty. Make sure you post some pictures of your new yard as it becomes a cacti / succulent paradise :wink:
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Postby hob » Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:53 pm

still hoping to keep this section going i have posted a plant for 2008 :D
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Postby ihc6480 » Mon Dec 08, 2008 12:11 am

Great looking succulent and selection Hob. Thanks for keeping it going.

Has anyone heard from Betty :?:
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Postby daiv » Mon Dec 08, 2008 8:17 pm

ihc6480 wrote:Has anyone heard from Betty :?:


Not for a while...
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Postby hablu » Mon Dec 08, 2008 8:38 pm

Betty moved and is unpacking her cacti.
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Postby parrotsheaven » Mon Dec 08, 2008 9:21 pm

I am still around but only just :lol: :lol: I have been popping in now and then :wink:

The moving was harder than I had anticipated and now with a new life I don't have as much time for the internet as I had hoped :roll:

I am working on putting in a succulent of the month for January. All my cacti/succulents are now unpacked and potted up. It was a chore but great to finally have it done and should now have a little time for other things :-k

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Postby iann » Mon Dec 08, 2008 9:55 pm

So the Faucaria is Succulent of the Year. I thought that deserved something a bit special :)
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Postby hob » Mon Dec 08, 2008 9:58 pm

you could always write one yourself :wink:
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Postby iann » Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:19 pm

I could write one but people would get bored with mesembs pretty quick :)
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Postby ihc6480 » Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:21 pm

parrotsheaven wrote:I am still around but only just :lol: :lol: I have been popping in now and then :wink:

The moving was harder than I had anticipated and now with a new life I don't have as much time for the internet as I had hoped :roll:

I am working on putting in a succulent of the month for January. All my cacti/succulents are now unpacked and potted up. It was a chore but great to finally have it done and should now have a little time for other things :-k

Betty


WooHoo, shes back \:D/
Always did hate backing and unpacking thats involved with moving.
Good to see ya back and glad your move went well (well, as good as can be expected).
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Postby C And D » Wed Dec 10, 2008 1:03 am

The photo for the plant of the month has 3 different species in it. So I thought I would show a selection of species to help folks be able to tell the species apart.
Here's the true Faucaria tigrina. White spots and many fine teeth.
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close up of a different one
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This is Faucaria felina, bigger reddish pink teeth, less spots and no warts
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another
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and then the warty one, Faucaria tubercolsa
there are many degrees of wartyness, and teeth.
This one is pretty standard.
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Postby loria » Thu Jan 29, 2009 1:20 pm

Hi everybody

I just joined today. I learned to use the computer by my self so I am not very good at it. I hope I will be able to use this forum to chat and learn. I collect cuctus and other succulents. I have been doing so for some years and I have quite a few plants. I live in Cyprus, where the difficulty is to protect the plants from too much sun and not the cold!! In summer, the temperatures rise too high, up to 45C. Last summer I lost some Echeverias. They were literally cooked!!
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succulent of the month

Postby eelvet » Wed Aug 26, 2009 2:43 am

This is my first time in this forum (or any forum). How do I view the succulent and cactus of the month? I would love to see them.

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Postby njcactus » Wed Aug 26, 2009 5:12 am

Hi EL, check here: http://cactiguide.com/forum/viewforum.p ... 65e3fc5882
and here for cactus of the month: http://cactiguide.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=8
You can find other topics if you scroll down CactiGuide.com Forum Index.
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