Articles Revived

The following articles from Marina Welham’s The Amateurs’ Digest have been revived from past issues of The Amateurs’ Digest:

“Jatropha Podagrica” By Mary Suski deFisher  Added: 8 November 2019

“Starting From Scratch:” “Culture of Cacti and other Succulents” By Grace Rollerson  Added: 8 November 2019

“Flowering Your Cacti” By Heather Farmer  Added: 8 November 2019

Fertilizing Succulents by Marina Welham  Added: 1 October 2019

“How Do Succulent Seeds Sprout?” By Harry Evans, Victoria, BC  Added: 20 September 2019 from 1994 Special Edition (print)

Notocactus Uebelmannianus By Robert Dunkley – UK  Added: 8 September 2019

Sempervivums – Grandma’s Favorite Enjoys Renewed Popularity By Shirley Strong  Added: 8 September 2019

Plants and People of South Africa By Patricia Hutchinson, UK  Added: 7 September 2019

Photos:  Caudiciforms and Other Neat Collectibles  Added: 31 August 2019

Crests and Monstrose Plants Are My Passion By Tony Feicco, Jr., USA  Added: 31 August 2019

Christmas Cactus:  Horrors … the Flowers fell off my New Plant By Marina Welham  Added: 31 August 2019

Opuntia pachypus by Marina Welham  Added: 31 August 2019

Commiphora humbertii by Marina Welham  Added: 31 August 2019

Christmas Cactus – Will your plant flower for Christmas?  Added: 31 August 2019.

Dream Garden Comes True by Steve Miles, Colorado  Added: 28 August 2019.

Adam’s Very Hardy Needle by Doug Rowland, UK.  (circa April 11, 2001)  Added: 28 August 2019.

Marina’s Original Welcome Page to The Amateurs’ Digest

Suitability of Various pH Values for Plants

The New Plant

How Dangerous are Euphorbias?

Please Help Me Save My Grandma’s Jade

To Water or not to Water – That is Always the Question and … Major Requirements for Succulent Plants

How to Send Succulent Plants by Mail ― What To Do When You Receive Plants From Others ― and Moving Your Entire Collection

Crests and Monstrose Plants Are My Passion

Notes on Growing Welwitschia mirabilis (Hook.E) From Seed

Tips And Tricks For Growing Succulents

ERIOSYCE (Islaya) By John Gamesby – UK

Notocactus Uebelmannianus By Robert Dunkley – UK

Epiphyllums … Epi Hybrids … Orchid Cactus By Marina Welham

A Celebration of Succulents by Amateur Hobbyists on CD-Rom Produced By The Amateurs’ Digest


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