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just cactus, maybe.....

Post by chadec » Fri May 29, 2015 4:41 pm

A few pics of some pokey things in my yard.
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Post by DesertZone » Fri May 29, 2015 10:41 pm

It will fun to watch these over the years. :wink:
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Post by chadec » Sat May 30, 2015 5:54 am

Yes DZ it will be. I have had those last echinocereous in the ground for 4 yrs and finally getting blooms. While I was surprised by how hardy echinocactus horizonthalonius was. Gives me high hopes for all the new stuff. The mulched bed next to the house will go completely unprotected. Had a agave ovatifolia survive there while I lost americana and durangensis. Fingers crossed for the hybrids.

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Post by hardyjim » Sat May 30, 2015 4:51 pm

Love those red flowers!

Was the Graptopetalum out over winter?
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Post by chadec » Sun May 31, 2015 6:01 am

Thanks Jim, yeah I leave it out all yr with a clear tote covering it so it looks good.

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Post by Jay-Admin » Sun May 31, 2015 10:12 pm

Looks good! Love all the flowers. :)

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Post by chadec » Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:03 am

Thanks Jay, the cacti have been doing really well. So I went and planted a ton more. Plus the tricho that broke in half is starting to bloom too.

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Post by hardyjim » Mon Jun 01, 2015 7:22 am

Any plans to remove the mulch around those cacti etc, by the brick wall?

I have learned some things I would not have considered when I first started...
a little story,

I started the cactus bed by just dumping a pile of sand on the old Yew
trunk that I cut out which basically acted like a mulch over the ground...

I ended up digging out the whole thing(8x8') a foot and a half down
and filling with Limestone then sand,rock,soil/sand and more rock,
lots of fun digging around all the plants. :roll:
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Post by chadec » Mon Jun 01, 2015 3:28 pm

Jim, there is only enough mulch to cover the peagravel. And if the wind blows I have to go and put it back. So I am hoping it will not cause any problems. One great thing about this side of the house is snow and rain never blows up against it.

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Post by chadec » Sun Jun 14, 2015 4:24 pm

A few new blooms today.
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