Nigel H-C

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About Nigel H-C

  • Birthday 04/10/1974

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    Glastonbury, Somerset, England
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    CP's esp. Drosera, tropical gardening, my two Land Rovers (1957 & 1994), and dare I say, local politics.

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  1. Nigel H-C

    Login via Facebook Feature

    Hi Richard, Can you answer the question I have regarding posting images. Made it in general discussion. Cheers Nigel
  2. Nigel H-C

    Images

    Anyone know why I can only upload images that have a max size of 10 kB? Yes I do mean 0.01 mb! NigelHC
  3. Madagascariensis doesn’t grow that tall, perhaps 6 inches. It’s a suck it and see situation as they are in my opinion best in full sun in a greenhouse, but start where you planned and if it starts to look pale and leggy, then move it closer. Remember, these plants are adapted to high light levels. regards Nigel HC
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    Should I consider D. Amirabilis to be an annual?

    They can be red in intense light. The lack of new leaves is due to the plant spending its energies on producing two flower stalks. I remove mine (from most Drosera) and they grow better for it! Nigel HC
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    See it at the shows sometimes. Ignore them, their ignorance will remain long after you’ve forgotten about them. Nigel HC
  6. Hi All, Dennis, Roy Cheek, and myself attended Adrian’s funeral yesterday. It was great to hear the eulogy, delivered by Adrian’s cousin Nikolai Tolstoy (I knew there was a family link there somewhere), spinning yarns of his years with Adrian. The tiny church in Barton St David was full, the sun was shining, and there was a gathering in one of Adrian’s favourite haunts, The Quarry in Keinton, afterwards. A touching, and deeply personal tribute to a man, who for me and many of us, was the introduction to this remarkable group of plants. Nigel H-C
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    Chelsea 2018

    May have been mine on the box; it were filmed one evening. Nigel H-C
  8. Nigel H-C

    Chelsea 2018

    Nobody seems to have mentioned Chelsea on the forum, unless I’ve missed it somewhere. The Society and myself were awarded silver-gilt, and Hampshire CP and Wack’s Wicked Plants we’re both awarded gold. Regards Nigel H-C
  9. Nigel H-C

    " out of stock"

    I shall have more in the spring/summer. I have a number in progress! Nigel HC
  10. They’re all mature sized divisions. I use 9 cm square pots for the Sarracenia. Nigel H-C
  11. Nigel H-C

    D. Gigantea from seeds

    Don't worry! It's the UK CPS the article went in. It also went in the December 2013 Plantsman, one of the RHS magazines. Message me your email address and I'll send it to you. Regards Nigel H-C
  12. Nigel H-C

    Help

    It's working now. I used Imgur and now they show: Cheers NIgel
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    https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipMsQMMNhBxuQWZcOve4VE7TcvRSt8OoRF_zxDMk Just a test... Nigel H-C
  14. Nigel H-C

    Help

    Couple of good ideas, thanks all. Job for the to-do list for today. Nigel H-C
  15. Nigel H-C

    Help

    Perhaps I’m being thick, but where’s the gallery?