Gma's indoor winter gardening (and Sulcata brag) thread

Odin's Gma

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Yep. This. Just. Happened!
These are two of the cactus pads I bought a few weeks back. I didn't think there was much of a chance to get a bloom after them being dried and shipped and knocked around by storms and everything, heck, I wasn't even sure they would root! This is FAR better than I could have hoped for!

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I know, I am just amazed! Now, do I feed the flower to Odin when it opens, or wait and see if it fruits? Decisions...decisions....
I am sure Odin will love the fruit far more than the flower. Wait until the fruit is ripe and then remove the stickers and cut in half for him. There will be lots of photo opportunities with him sporting a messy red snout and a grin. And there will be more flowers aplenty in the future.
 

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I am sure Odin will love the fruit far more than the flower. Wait until the fruit is ripe and then remove the stickers and cut in half for him. There will be lots of photo opportunities with him sporting a messy red snout and a grin. And there will be more flowers aplenty in the future.
Went out of town for the weekend and missed the first flower, but now I have even more!
 

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Odin's Gma

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I'M SO EXCITED!
A while back I mentioned that I bought two types of hardy cactus seeds, humifusa and macrorhiza. They both said to give at least a 90 day cold treatment before planting but I just couldn't wait, so I planted three of each and put the rest in the refrigerator. Look at what I found this morning!
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I also noticed that one of the opuntia pads I ordered and left out as food has decided to go ahead and grow without my permission! I guess if it wants to grow that bad I have no choice but to add it to the pot and let it live it's life, right? 014.JPG 016.JPG

The agave are so freaking tiny I can hardly stand it, but they are still plugging along. 017.JPG

And the sempervivum are also still tiny but I am hoping by winter I can start popping them into his trays. :) 019.JPG
 

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Well look at what I came home to after a week out of town! Two of the four new aloe I bought in the spring are sending out flower shoots, and the tiny hardy cactus I started a while ago has it's very first spines! Aww...how adorable!
 

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