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bit, November 13, 2011 in Cacti & Succulents
Stood by and watched them and then watch them some more. Moved to the next part of the yard and repeated action.
Did you try talking to 'em and starting a relationship ;p
No. I do have a chat to the chooks that follow me around :-)
ty kindly B.O.S. : ]
tried to figure out which one to name "king stobbi"
maybe macro for the serrated like awls ...
or the werdie for the fuck-off massive and brutally thick thorns..
or the taquimbo next to it for much the same reason... certainly wouldn't appreciate one of those to the arsecheek that's for sure..
or the terscheckout those prongze...
*smooths imaginary moustache* hmmm
sprayed red spiders with poison, wonder why they where standing on the spines, cacti didnt show severe damage (yet) either.
a few clouds of sulphur and alcohol maybe applied gently with a soft toothbrush is an awesome mite-tek I learned from a super sabber a couple of years ago , just maybe a soft paint brush would be better around taquimbo and terscheckii sized areoles/spines
(bruised a few of mine with the toothbrush)
...in this thread i learned that i thnk :* )
anyhoo slay those fukkers! kill those sunzabichez!
oh yeah, today in the cactory i managed to condense the cacticularities into the cactacularities a bit more freeing up some more space for more cacties ... well almost...,
I still gotta fix somethn for the windowsill trichos that are well past their repot time fo sho..
maybe then get a nu trichor three : 3
^^^^ NICE COLLECTION!!!
what did i do in my garden to day??? Dropped my first terscheckii into the ground,,, it out grew all my pots, and it was time to put it in the rock garden!
just watered a few, fed a few more hungry lookin' chaps. i noticed a grafted jourd i have is lookin' a bit funny at the apex, 1% chance it will grow out to be a crest lol, i'd be pretty excited.-dio
weed and weed and weed. very satisfying now its done and watching the rain give them a soak.
TY kindly HDC : 3
and aye that .. PGC , ;) post-weed garden gawping rawks, especially in the rain
today a fwuffy horse did some more condensing from the windowsill cacterz repotting a few today and cleaned out 2 propogators each with 28 x 2" vacancies... better check the sowing out thread for my plans list cuz i guess i have about 13 more tricho batches to add... which will mean 15 vacancies in propogator 2..
mmm ... this sowing season no fkz gna be fucking it up like last season ,,, pure bliss..
Tragedy. Time for poison.
Looks like that one got overwatered, pinegapcontrol. Desert cacti live in a region of sparse rainfall - their tissues are designed to swell and store water when it is available. But if they get too wet they can absorb too much and split. This happened to a couple of my L williamsii in 2012 - we had a torrential downpour just after they had come out of their winter quarters - 8 inches in one day. But they made a complete recovery - I brushed the split with cinnamon powder and dried the pots out. See pics of now and then.
its not a split, its a slug or a snail bite, ive only had the plant a few months, it came to me in pretty poor health.
Its not over watered.He is talking about snail damage mate.
The bain of my garden as well... I dont hate much... But dam i hate snails.
Feel for you pinegapcontrol nice specimen though mate
yeah those snails are fkd, its a bit cool watching them climb up the side of something like a spachianus or a schickendantzii, climbing straight on top of the spines, it must be like a bed of nails...spreading the load.
i do try and avoid poison but sometimes its necessary and some of the "organic" methods are not really practical on a large scale. i always try n look on the bright side and think well at least it never rots.
I put copper foil tape around the pots, snails won't go near it.
LOL, OK I don't get snail or slug damage, my plants being on my roof terrace ! My bad - hope it gets right for you!!! Regards Fly.
bit more shufflin'
...straightened macrogonus as much as i could by hand..
found some tools to straighten thelegonus...
took a basal branch pup cutting that was vamping off the mainframe...
today i excited the little green children about some new embryos that have applied to live at the cactory through magickal transglobal processes as part of, erm yeah ...the er... what was it? ...: diversity enrichment programme after the long awaited zilla7 conference held at an undisclosed location at somepoint in somewhere just outside of the proximity and general knowledge bracket of anybody with the exception of the three hares, but not including baldilocks..
hehe what will you do when they reach the roof?
will pup stumps, share,.. and re-root columns ...
the main aim is to have a flowerering shrine
today in the cactory i repotted a few trichos and reshuffled them to fit accordingly ...
planned another "mean-time" light while i try to afford the "ganja growing leds"..
also shifted my RFB (rainforestbox) Yukutlan a bit for easy access to Germinatia..
...sat and enjoyed a glass of chai agaric with them all
seedlings were falling over so i cut them, they'll develop better bases as cuttings.
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