Contest 74 : Dicussion and related Pictures

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Contest 74 : Dicussion and related Pictures

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Please post here any other coments or pictures relating to the contest theme.
And also have fun with the picture contests in 2013 too!
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Unfortunatly its summer here in new zealand but it will be interesting to see cacti experence winter while it is still warm here :D :D :D Happy Winter!
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Hi Robb, there is a slight feeling of envy creeping up in me :wink: , but you could also post a picture from midwinter in June.
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Some cacti seem to like the winter to flower. Often because conditions in habitat are harsher in summer for them.
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Will have a look for a pic of my collection of when i first started it-winter 2012

By the way nice pic Steve!
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Great plant Steve !

Another option for a winter pictures (besides cacti /succulents covered with ice and snow) how they change their appearance during winter drought in the GH, haha.
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I think any picture that is somehow related to C&S in winter is fair game. Those of us lucky enough in mild climates may have things in flower (I'll be posting a flowering Mesemb that lives outdoors year round in the contest), while those of you in cold climates can take advantage of snow or the changes cold tolerant species go through to survive the winter.
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Saxicola wrote:I think any picture that is somehow related to C&S in winter is fair game. Those of us lucky enough in mild climates may have things in flower (I'll be posting a flowering Mesemb that lives outdoors year round in the contest), while those of you in cold climates can take advantage of snow or the changes cold tolerant species go through to survive the winter.
IMO too.
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When will they post the 2013 photo topics? :-k

vey envious of all you guys in the norther hemispere lovely winter pics
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I believe Cleistocactus strausil, flowering?
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Robb wrote:When will they post the 2013 photo topics? :-k

vey envious of all you guys in the norther hemispere lovely winter pics
Soon! Just need to finalize a couple things. Sorry for the delay!
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I have a small rain catch basin i use to water all my winter growers and it looks like it will have a thin sheet of ice in it for the next few days at least.
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Robb wrote:When will they post the 2013 photo topics? :-k

vey envious of all you guys in the norther hemispere lovely winter pics
It's posted! :D Be sure to check it out!

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Snapped a pic of my moms c strausii today.
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Wow! Tony! That is one impressive plant! 8)
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I'll see if I can get some pictures of shrivelled plants tomorrow. Won't be pretty but might be interesting :)
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