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  1. hookahhead

    Seed Giveaway (cacti & more)

    Sorry I didn't get a chance to get the seeds out before my trip, however I'll have them out in the next day or two I'll update again when they go out.
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    Post a random picture thread

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    What are the signs of over-fertilizing Cacti?

    Superthrive is simply Vitamin B1 & Naphthaleneacetic acid
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    Looking for Pereskiopsis (US)

    I got you
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    Seed Giveaway (cacti & more)

    9! MrDoRight (no extras picked... +2) 14! Señor Jefferson (Juuls Giant x Kimnach and Nicotiana rustica) 15! doxneed2c-me (Heirloom Spinach + 1) 10! Herbalist (Nicotina rustica and C. annum "Medusa") 2! djmattz0r (Heirloom Spinach + 1) Choices remaining: Nicotina rustica (1) Heirloom Lettuce (3) Heirloom Spinach (1) Cherry Tomato (3) C. annum "Medusa" (1) Pm me your address and I will get them mailed out this week
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    Seed Giveaway (cacti & more)

    11 hours left, get in while you can!
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    1st Loph flowers < 6 months (16 @ 230 days)

    Sonnet # 17 Who will believe my verse in time to come, If it were filled with your most high deserts? Though yet heaven knows it is but as a tomb Which hides your life, and shows not half your parts. If I could write the beauty of your eyes, And in fresh numbers number all your graces, The age to come would say 'This poet lies; Such heavenly touches ne'er touched earthly faces.' So should my papers, yellowed with their age, Be scorned, like old men of less truth than tongue, And your true rights be termed a poet's rage And stretched metre of an antique song: But were some child of yours alive that time, You should live twice, in it, and in my rhyme. http://www.shakespeares-sonnets.com/sonnet/17 Flowers # 17 & 18 Sonnet # 18 Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's lease hath all too short a date: Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, And often is his gold complexion dimmed, And every fair from fair sometime declines, By chance, or nature's changing course untrimmed: But thy eternal summer shall not fade, Nor lose possession of that fair thou ow'st, Nor shall death brag thou wander'st in his shade, When in eternal lines to time thou grow'st, So long as men can breathe, or eyes can see, So long lives this, and this gives life to thee. http://www.shakespeares-sonnets.com/sonnet/18
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    Grafts -Photos & Updates

    Damn djmatt, I had heard of this but hadn't remembered about it until your post. Last year I found like 15 large elderberry bushes, when I went back to collect them for jam/wine the birds ate them all! This is a state game land, so I can't put netting over the trees. However, I could probably strategically place 1 or 2 of these
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    Psilocybe ovoideocystidiata

    Things are starting to "pick" up a little bit Almost missed some Ninja Ovoids hiding amongst the invaders ! Todays haul Some more king stropharia This thing fruits like this every year, it's awesome! Coexisting fungi...
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    Grafts -Photos & Updates

    You may want to consider something cheap like Birdcage Bridal Wedding Veil?
  11. Assuming that zircon6 is the owner of sacredcactus.com...I want my '15 minutes to complain" as well! Admittedly I'm a bit of a soil snob, thus I'd like to point out another discrepancy. http://www.sacredcactus.com/san_pedro_cactus_potting_soil.htm Or the alternative explanation? http://faq.gardenweb.com/faq/lists/organic/2002121127011493.html ****************************************************** So what do you think? (LOL) Happy Gardening!
  12. @Billy, Have you ever tried contacting the seller(s) about your interest in a larger cutting? If your willing to pay, I doubt they will care what size you want as long as they have it available. in the US 1ft is just kind of the "standard", but the rest of the world uses 30.48cm . Also instead of searching for "peruviana", try searching for named clones? I'm pretty sure IcarosDNA is still considered a true peru, but could be wrong. I have a 2ft rooted specimen that is very beautiful... I got it as a 1ft unrooted cutting last year . Finally, you have to remember that anyone selling anything on ebay is looking for money. Hopefully in the past two years you've built a bit of a good rep and made friends with a few other growers? These boards are great for getting what your looking for; the members tend to care more about plants than profit. I can't tell you how much free shit I've received over the years, though many collectors will still gladly accept cash Aside from a member here from TAS, there was another Cactus Kate in the US... Kate Jackson. This is from the sellers site I think? (http://www.sacredcactus.com/landscaping.htm)
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    Organic Garden Pests-Aside!

    We have a ton of deer ticks in my area (carry lyme). I even had to pull an engorged bastard off my left asscheek last fall . After my bite I was doing some reading, and read about "paralysis ticks" in AUS? I guess they're not joking when they say that everything is trying to kill you over there! Ticks & Mosquitos are the only two organisms I can think of that I truly despise, and would be happy to see go extinct . Damn blood-suckers. Anyhow, I now liberally apply an organic eucalyptus/lemongrass bugspray. I damn near bathe in it, which I certainly wouldn't do with DEET or permethrin. It has proven to be effective (for me) so far. I don't mind being covered in the stuff either, because as part of my routine I undress/check myself throughly/shower as soon as I get home. Sometimes I will plug the drain so that I can check if any ticks are floating in the water. I have found several briers/seeds this way, but not ticks yet Though it may take a LOT of lemongrass to produce enough oil that will cover a herd of cows?
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    Lophophora x Astrophytum

    I noticed in the auction it doesn't make any mention of it being a cross or a hybrid (actually doesn't make any reference to the plant at all!). I agree with hostilis, I think he listed it that way because there is a similarity.
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    Lophophora Cultivars

    I'd like to see your basis for this? I know of several people elsewhere who have received lots of plants from Thailand. Crested lophs, and other interesting astros, arios, etc....
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