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  2. longk
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    Share your Echeveria photos and chat here

    Yep, it is one of those plants you cant touch, but want to.:biggrin: If you do touch it you mess up the bloom as @longk says, bit like some other plants but very different. A mate grows Auriculars, the...
    Yep, it is one of those plants you cant touch, but want to.:biggrin: If you do touch it you mess up the bloom as @longk says, bit like some other plants but very different. A mate grows Auriculars, the kind with the waxy leaves, totally hardy but would be spoilt grown outdoors.;)
    Yep, it is one of those plants you cant touch, but want to.:biggrin: If you do touch it you mess up the bloom as @longk says, bit like some other plants but very different. A mate grows Auriculars, the kind with the waxy leaves, totally hardy but would...
    Yep, it is one of those plants you cant touch, but want to.:biggrin: If you do touch it you mess up the bloom as @longk says, bit like some other plants but very different. A mate grows Auriculars, the...
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  4. Zigs
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    Friday night greenhouse update

    They're lovely mate...after really seeing some beauties in garden centres...the attraction for seeing them in flower is :wub2:Yes Friday the 13th only realised till just :heehee:
    They're lovely mate...after really seeing some beauties in garden centres...the attraction for seeing them in flower is :wub2:Yes Friday the 13th only realised till just :heehee:
    They're lovely mate...after really seeing some beauties in garden centres...the attraction for seeing them in flower is :wub2:Yes Friday the 13th only realised till just :heehee:
    They're lovely mate...after really seeing some beauties in garden centres...the attraction for seeing them in flower is :wub2:Yes Friday the 13th only realised till just :heehee:
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  5. Loki

    New cactus, can anyone ID please ?

    Thanks @pete :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks @pete :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks @pete :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks @pete :dbgrtmb:
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  6. Fern4

    Any succulent specialists in for help with ID please?

    No 1 looks like Elephant Bush - Portulacaria afra or AKA Dwarf Jade Plant, Pork Bush, Spekboom..
    No 1 looks like Elephant Bush - Portulacaria afra or AKA Dwarf Jade Plant, Pork Bush, Spekboom..
    No 1 looks like Elephant Bush - Portulacaria afra or AKA Dwarf Jade Plant, Pork Bush, Spekboom..
    No 1 looks like Elephant Bush - Portulacaria afra or AKA Dwarf Jade Plant, Pork Bush, Spekboom..
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  7. pete
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    growing cacti outside in cold conditions.

    I had some success with a large Opuntia over a couple of mild winters but then an average winter killed them. This far inland is probably pushing it a bit. Most of my Cacti (and succulents) are...
    I had some success with a large Opuntia over a couple of mild winters but then an average winter killed them. This far inland is probably pushing it a bit. Most of my Cacti (and succulents) are outdoors on staging that is protected overhead to keep them dry. If it gets bitter they get put into...
    I had some success with a large Opuntia over a couple of mild winters but then an average winter killed them. This far inland is probably pushing it a bit. Most of my Cacti (and succulents) are outdoors on staging that is protected overhead to...
    I had some success with a large Opuntia over a couple of mild winters but then an average winter killed them. This far inland is probably pushing it a bit. Most of my Cacti (and succulents) are...
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  8. Snorky85

    Repot all together in a trough?

    Hi @PaulB3 That picture was took at a garden centre and I always love to see cactus flowering..:cheers:for the name mate :)
    Hi @PaulB3 That picture was took at a garden centre and I always love to see cactus flowering..:cheers:for the name mate :)
    Hi @PaulB3 That picture was took at a garden centre and I always love to see cactus flowering..:cheers:for the name mate :)
    Hi @PaulB3 That picture was took at a garden centre and I always love to see cactus flowering..:cheers:for the name mate :)
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  9. longk
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    Kalanchoe

    @longk does the stem feel like velvet as it looks like it :scratch::thumbsup:
    @longk does the stem feel like velvet as it looks like it :scratch::thumbsup:
    @longk does the stem feel like velvet as it looks like it :scratch::thumbsup:
    @longk does the stem feel like velvet as it looks like it :scratch::thumbsup:
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  10. Zigs
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    Red tinge

    It times like these that I don't regret not continuing to try to beat our climate and grow somewhat tender plants however appealing they may be. There are so many gorgeous plants which are hardy...
    It times like these that I don't regret not continuing to try to beat our climate and grow somewhat tender plants however appealing they may be. There are so many gorgeous plants which are hardy it is a bit conkers/often causes disappointment to try too many tender things with a climate that can...
    It times like these that I don't regret not continuing to try to beat our climate and grow somewhat tender plants however appealing they may be. There are so many gorgeous plants which are hardy it is a bit conkers/often causes disappointment to...
    It times like these that I don't regret not continuing to try to beat our climate and grow somewhat tender plants however appealing they may be. There are so many gorgeous plants which are hardy...
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  11. Gail_68
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    Beautiful Cacti's flowering

    I'm glad i'm not like that but my other half is but it's still a shame regarding your collection, especially when your working with them a great deal...I do hope things sort themselves for you :)
    I'm glad i'm not like that but my other half is but it's still a shame regarding your collection, especially when your working with them a great deal...I do hope things sort themselves for you :)
    I'm glad i'm not like that but my other half is but it's still a shame regarding your collection, especially when your working with them a great deal...I do hope things sort themselves for you :)
    I'm glad i'm not like that but my other half is but it's still a shame regarding your collection, especially when your working with them a great deal...I do hope things sort themselves for you :)
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  12. Zigs
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    Cuttings

    How are they coping with the freezing weather?
    How are they coping with the freezing weather?
    How are they coping with the freezing weather?
    How are they coping with the freezing weather?
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  13. Zigs
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    Flowers

    So that's why mine always look wrong?:scratch::biggrin::heehee:
    So that's why mine always look wrong?:scratch::biggrin::heehee:
    So that's why mine always look wrong?:scratch::biggrin::heehee:
    So that's why mine always look wrong?:scratch::biggrin::heehee:
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  14. Michael Hewett
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    Flowering now

    My two lots of multi coloured heathers are still going strong :yay:
    My two lots of multi coloured heathers are still going strong :yay:
    My two lots of multi coloured heathers are still going strong :yay:
    My two lots of multi coloured heathers are still going strong :yay:
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  15. ricky101

    Living Stones/Linthops / Succulents

    PS Maybe people will realise that a 'windowsill' is not particularly ideal !:)
    PS Maybe people will realise that a 'windowsill' is not particularly ideal !:)
    PS Maybe people will realise that a 'windowsill' is not particularly ideal !:)
    PS Maybe people will realise that a 'windowsill' is not particularly ideal !:)
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  16. Zigs

    New one

    Whilst I was away recently I took a couple of photos of Owcho's relations so I'll try and find them and post them. Owcho might like to see them.:thumbsup:
    Whilst I was away recently I took a couple of photos of Owcho's relations so I'll try and find them and post them. Owcho might like to see them.:thumbsup:
    Whilst I was away recently I took a couple of photos of Owcho's relations so I'll try and find them and post them. Owcho might like to see them.:thumbsup:
    Whilst I was away recently I took a couple of photos of Owcho's relations so I'll try and find them and post them. Owcho might like to see them.:thumbsup:
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  17. pete
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    Cacti that are looking good.

    They're all beautiful but this one I do adore:)
    They're all beautiful but this one I do adore:)
    They're all beautiful but this one I do adore:)
    They're all beautiful but this one I do adore:)
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  18. Zigs

    Germination

    Hi Paul,Tried your method and so far its really worked a treat, see Living Stones/Linthops / SucculentsMany thanks
    Hi Paul,Tried your method and so far its really worked a treat, see Living Stones/Linthops / SucculentsMany thanks
    Hi Paul,Tried your method and so far its really worked a treat, see Living Stones/Linthops / SucculentsMany thanks
    Hi Paul,Tried your method and so far its really worked a treat, see Living Stones/Linthops / SucculentsMany thanks
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  19. norakay

    How do i repot my aloe?

    Yes it should do ok @norakay by all means give it some support to bring it upright as until it has some roots to hold it steady will move.. Keep the soil on the drier side, just moist and it...
    Yes it should do ok @norakay by all means give it some support to bring it upright as until it has some roots to hold it steady will move.. Keep the soil on the drier side, just moist and it should go ok..
    Yes it should do ok @norakay by all means give it some support to bring it upright as until it has some roots to hold it steady will move.. Keep the soil on the drier side, just moist and it should go ok..
    Yes it should do ok @norakay by all means give it some support to bring it upright as until it has some roots to hold it steady will move.. Keep the soil on the drier side, just moist and it...
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  20. Conbrue

    Cacti

    Cheers
    Cheers
    Cheers
    Cheers
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  21. wiseowl

    Cactus ID Please

    Looking at that made me realise how much it's grown in just a month :)
    Looking at that made me realise how much it's grown in just a month :)
    Looking at that made me realise how much it's grown in just a month :)
    Looking at that made me realise how much it's grown in just a month :)
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  22. Fidosaurus

    Money plant bug

    Hi KandyThank you so much for coming back to me. I am sorry about this belated reply!I would normally agree with you about the leaves dying back but I have had this plant for many years and it...
    Hi KandyThank you so much for coming back to me. I am sorry about this belated reply!I would normally agree with you about the leaves dying back but I have had this plant for many years and it would probably have been helpful if I had taken a picture of the whole plant, so you could see how...
    Hi KandyThank you so much for coming back to me. I am sorry about this belated reply!I would normally agree with you about the leaves dying back but I have had this plant for many years and it would probably have been helpful if I had taken a...
    Hi KandyThank you so much for coming back to me. I am sorry about this belated reply!I would normally agree with you about the leaves dying back but I have had this plant for many years and it...
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  23. Linz
    Funny x 5

    Stupid questions (and IDs)

    Oh thank you all, much appreciated! Still haven't had a gander at the websites but will do so later onThey were in wilko's, think I got one of each although I can't really tell the difference...
    Oh thank you all, much appreciated! Still haven't had a gander at the websites but will do so later onThey were in wilko's, think I got one of each although I can't really tell the difference between the succulents unless they're a diff colour or have obvious leaf shape differences.I'm...
    Oh thank you all, much appreciated! Still haven't had a gander at the websites but will do so later onThey were in wilko's, think I got one of each although I can't really tell the difference between the succulents unless they're a diff colour...
    Oh thank you all, much appreciated! Still haven't had a gander at the websites but will do so later onThey were in wilko's, think I got one of each although I can't really tell the difference...
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