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International Rock Gardener (IRG) 88- April 2017 is online now with articles from Wim Boens from Belgium on double forms of Ficaria verna; Krzysztof Ciesiels
Shmuel asked an important question about whether a non-member could donate seeds. One of the PBS's most active and important contributions comes from sharing
repotting Achimenes by Leo Martin at Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:23:49 PDT
If they're already sprouting, it's probably not a good idea to repot now. It would be difficult to do so without damaging the extremely fine gesneriad roots. I
Bellevalia flexuosa vs. B romana by Rimmer deVries at Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:23:04 PDT
What is the difference to distinguish Bellevalia flexuosa from B. romana Without any locality info. Thank you Rimmer _______________________________________
General PBS Etiquette Questtion by Dennis Kramb at Thu, 27 Apr 2017 06:14:47 PDT
I am not a member of PBS, but I send donations to the BX anyway. I got sooooo many lovely things from PBS BX in the past that I want to share with them when I
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