We hope you enjoy these photos of plants provided by members of THE AMATEURS’ DIGEST. These photos have either been published in our past issues or will appear in future issues with more detailed information including advice on how to grow them.
Those who often dismiss opuntias as nothing but prickly, uninteresting plants, might be overlooking some very interesting species not the least of which is Opuntia pachypus. This cactus was first described by Karl Schumann in 1904.
There are many hybrids of the Christmas Cactus. And it is, by the way, really a cactus. Plants and flowers can vary in shape and color. Flowers may be white or almost any shade of pink or red.
I’ve discovered that Marina’s article, “How Dangerous are Euphorbias?”, is quoted and linked around the Internet. Including at Wikipedia. I had already put it back online here at The Amateurs’ Digest Archive, but I’ve just added the question and answer exchange at the end, along with pictures. Hope you enjoy it. Update 19 June 2023. Marina’s article, “How
Hello, everyone. I’m back, and I’ve managed to rescue two nice articles with pics from The Wayback Machine for the “Articles Revived” page on the top menu: 1. Dream Garden Comes True by Steve Miles of Colorado, and 2. Adam’s Very Hardy Needle by Doug Rowland, UK And, totally cool, I have discovered that we can have round thumbnails in WordPress galleries! They work like regular thumbnails,
Click on the cover to read the issue! There’s a cartoon at page 9 of this issue with the article, “Dual Speakers: A Dual Solution” by Calvin J. Eichler. The two people shaking hands are the spitting image of Roy and Marina. God knows where they found this cartoon, but it’s a real hoot, if you knew them. If you never met them, now you know. By the way, if you