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Everything posted by Amar

  1. Hi Chris....hope you're still around! My x popei is still thriving. :)
  2. Photo is not worthwhile, it now looks about the same way you sent it to me, which was the at the end of June this year.
  3. OMFG. That is a monster!!!! I am happy to say, that the plant you sent me did not die, it is still very small, but doing fine. :) let me point out, for others, I stupidly pulled the whole plant out of its soil, thinking I would remove a dead leaf..
  4. Hold on, "black" isn't a colour.
  5. I think he means that when you have a pure species (non-hybrid), the question arises: Is this plant the product of self-pollination, or are mother and father two individual plants.
  6. This is really terrible news...I absolutely loved his violent and insane humor. b****** had to go! There were times when Rik and I were writing together when we almost died laughing. They were some of the most carefree stupid days I ever had, and I feel privileged to have shared them with him. And now he's died for real. Without me. Selfish b a s t a r d. —Ade Edmondson
  7. Yes. I wish I could draw so terribly. :)
  8. gosh I know!! Last year I went to visit Aidan's nursery, can you believe it, it was the first and only CP-nursery I have ever visited. Gosh, you are all sooo lucky over there... :)
  9. Thanks Paul, have been to Scotland countless times, first time 1991, and I keep going back... :)
  10. Thanks Stephen, have organized everything, will stay in a youth hostel on Skye. :)
  11. Hi gang, end of September my parents, relatives in Croydon, and I will travel to Scotland, the main destination being Skye. We'll be a group of 8 people, 7 adults and one teenager. How risky do you think it is just walking up to the guesthouses/B&B/self-caterings and asking if they have space for 8 people? Are there many accommodation-options on Skye? Cheers. :)
  12. Yes, but I have reached the limit as to how much I can year I will continue to expand... :)
  13. Really lovely...I like the 'it's a trap!', the frog really looks like admiral ackbar:
  14. This should be D. gigantea decided to come out of Summer dormancy...
  15. Yihaaa, Coxon Rocket is mine.
  16. I love the song too, I call it the requiem.
  18. Sarracenia 'Adrian Slack' Sarracenia flava Goldie ]
  19. The pictures aren't always happy.. Sarracenia oreophila var. ornata, some massive insect chewed itself out, I have never seen a larger hole in a Sarra!
  20. Dragonfly resting on a leucophylla flower bud.
  21. Sort of off topic here...was just curious.. 2m diameter base, 2m vertical sides. Radius is 1m, side is 2m (L) the volume of the cylinder is r2 x π x L so: 1 x π x 2m: ~6.3m3 6.3m3 is the equivalent of 6300 liters. Are you sure about the volume of your cistern (3500l)?