"Joan, you were picking the unripened seeds, perhaps that was what angered the man.
Sentient how are you. Hope you are recovering well. Good times after horrible ones are the most memorable in our lives. Wish a very happy spring to you and your bees."
"Chris, cultivators had developed a lot of verities of echinocereus pectinatus. It depends upon verity of the plant. Many of them have purple right from the beginning. My plant is four years old. It started producing purple in the third year."
"Joan & Dallas, I am sorry, my last post were too instructive, looks like an expert opinion. But there is a story behind this. Being in knowledge of that perhaps you will forgive some of my authoritativeness.
In the beginning of my…"
"Joan, one of the lessons learnt from life by me is "being sincere to other people's matters always benifits you in person too". I myself was suspicious about Dallas Christmas cactus but not confirmed that it were the roots causing the…"
"Dallas, schulmbergera are winter flowering plants. But it dosn't mean that winter is their thriving period. Cold temperatures only trigger their flower formation. I talked to a professional friend about it. He told me that they should be given…"
"Dallas there is not much wrong with your christmas cactus. Cactus are in dormancy in the winter. In dormancy usually they look rough and unhealthy. Moment season changes whole look is changed. But only if there roots are in healthy condition. I…"
" He doesn't do too much to it, but it's grown so much it has split this pot
That is the answer to all of your troubles.
I am sorry, my ISP is in very bad mood these days. I have to wait long for lucky moments to post even a few…"
"Opuntia in rich soils and by fertilization grow very fast and its lower leaves or stem can't support the upper leaves(mine is in danger of that as it is showing overgrowth). So they tend to fall over. It happens to all opuntias, a little more…"
"Dallas, your plants are too deep in the pots. That may be one of the reason behind the failure. Catus pots should be filled upto neck with plant completely out of the pot so that air dries out the stem soon after watering. This also reduces the…"
Joan mentioned to me that you took what I said about Pakistani marriage personally, amer. Please realize that I appreciate your contributions to Hang With Friends, and encourage you to use your authentic voice. You have a right to express your opinions and values, which I have seen you do respectfully, civilly. Please understand that I mean no disrespect to people who enjoy such traditions, even if I criticize the traditions.
It's important to me to distinguish between behaviors and the people. If I critique traditional practices, it's the practices and the values they embody that I question, not the worth of the individuals.
You should understand that I hold no ill will toward you or the Pakistani people.
I will be your friend in terms of Atheist Nexus is concerned. But I am aged 70 which will not suit you to make me a friend. Anyhow I thank you very much. Please inform me your particulars. I am an Indian and living in Kerala State. Rest in next.......R.M.Sivarathinam