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  1. marasri
    06-07-2013 08:12 AM - permalink
    marasri
    Your mix is probably still too rich. I would work in some chunky perlite or if it is in the ground some chunky crushed granite or pea gravel. I would get a mounnd going with potshards and rocks under your dirt . A good diagram is posted on Yacadoo site. Mine is in 2o% organic - 80% inorganic, I get my cactus at C & S sales , local good nurseries, garage sales. I have heard good things abaot Mesagarden and Miles2go
  2. BobbyZ
    06-05-2013 05:55 PM - permalink
    BobbyZ
    Have you raised any Echinocereus triglochidiatus. I purched two from Cactus King in Houston and both seem to have developed a basal crown rot, but still fairly much alve although cosmetically inferior. I planted them in my faitly sandy soil garden a week before a five inch tropical storm rain. I removed them from my area that recieves a mild sprinkler irrigation and transplanted into a 50 sand 50 miracle grow cactus soil that is well drained and only recieves rain. The horse crippler I planted the same time is doing well. Can you reccomend a good source for Texan native cacti??

    thanks in advance Bobby Z
  3. mercedes
    11-03-2011 04:07 PM - permalink
    mercedes
    Hi Marasri, How is Tx weather, right now S FL is enjoying the change in climate and the plants looks rejuvinated after our summer heat.
    Jade
  4. earthsvagabond
    10-11-2011 02:01 PM - permalink
    earthsvagabond
    Hellooo from Pennsylvania !
  5. redladybug
    09-18-2011 04:04 PM - permalink
    redladybug
    Hi Marasri...I see that you are very familiar with succulents. I live in Calif and, unfortunately, have to deal with heavy plant mailing restrictions INTO my state.

    However, I would love your suggestions regarding how to ship a bare-root plant out to my Mom back East. How long should I let the roots dry out (after removing all the dirt from the plant) before I box it up? And, is it okay for the plant to be wrapped first in a clean paper bag and then cushioned around with shredded paper? Is newspaper okay to use?

    Thank you so much for your time and help!

    Warm regards
    Nancy
  6. bali
    07-16-2010 12:36 PM - permalink
    bali
    Thanks for the great trade. Seeds arrived today.

    bali
  7. marasri
    02-22-2010 12:30 AM - permalink
    marasri
    No thank you. TO many seeds. not enough time or dirt.
  8. BarefootGardener
    02-20-2010 10:22 PM - permalink
    BarefootGardener
    Do you have rock roses? If not would you like some seed?
  9. miamipanda
    02-14-2010 12:57 PM - permalink
    miamipanda
    Happy Valentine's Day, Mara! I hope that you have a great one! Hugs!
  10. miamipanda
    12-22-2009 01:19 AM - permalink
    miamipanda
    I just got notice.... those rain lilies should be on their way to you. I hope that you get them before Christmas! Hohoho!

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    Dripping Springs, TX. 8a-8b
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    I am a furniture maker that finds herself living on some acreage 30 miles outside of Austin. I have become involved in land restoration and creating wildlife habitat. Natives plants are my passion but I am not a purist. I call myself a celulose junky, a common everyday plant whore.

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