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How to grow cactus indoor?

Postby fxchow » Tue Jun 28, 2011 1:09 pm

Hi,

Does anyone put a small pot of cactus on your office table to absorb computer radiation?

If yes, may I know how you take care of the cactus to let it grow healthy? TIA :smile:

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Re: How to grow cactus indoor?

Postby sall » Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:15 pm

Some types of cactus need direct sunlight and these will not grow well indoor, unless it's placed near the window with direct sunlight. It's better to choose forest cactus as they do not need direct sunlight, water sparingly. I'm not so convinced about cactus being able to absorb radiation, but I've also heard of this before.

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Re: How to grow cactus indoor?

Postby jtoh » Tue Jun 28, 2011 11:22 pm

They thrive quite well if placed next to window. My colleague used to have 10 pots growing on her window sill in the office.

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Re: How to grow cactus indoor?

Postby fxchow » Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:18 am

sall wrote:Some types of cactus need direct sunlight and these will not grow well indoor, unless it's placed near the window with direct sunlight. It's better to choose forest cactus as they do not need direct sunlight, water sparingly. I'm not so convinced about cactus being able to absorb radiation, but I've also heard of this before.


Hi sall,

Thank you for your sharing.

I like cactus and heard of it can absorb radiation so decided to put one near my computer. At the same time, i can look at the "green" when my eyes are tired. :smile:

Talk about radiation, my colleague just bought a piece of gold coated metal costs $20 and pasted it on the monitor to absorb radiation.

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Re: How to grow cactus indoor?

Postby fxchow » Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:52 am

jtoh wrote:They thrive quite well if placed next to window. My colleague used to have 10 pots growing on her window sill in the office.


Hi jtoh,

Thanks for your sharing.

Wow! so many pots of cactus in your office. That's good, a pleasant working environment. :smile:

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Re: How to grow cactus indoor?

Postby kayatoaster » Wed Jun 29, 2011 10:43 am

fxchow wrote:
sall wrote:Some types of cactus need direct sunlight and these will not grow well indoor, unless it's placed near the window with direct sunlight. It's better to choose forest cactus as they do not need direct sunlight, water sparingly. I'm not so convinced about cactus being able to absorb radiation, but I've also heard of this before.


Hi sall,

Thank you for your sharing.

I like cactus and heard of it can absorb radiation so decided to put one near my computer. At the same time, i can look at the "green" when my eyes are tired. :smile:

Talk about radiation, my colleague just bought a piece of gold coated metal costs $20 and pasted it on the monitor to absorb radiation.


the gold coated metal is it like a piece of sticker, slightly bigger than a stamp size? are cactus really effective in adsorbing radiation? any type or got specific one?

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Re: How to grow cactus indoor?

Postby Nebbermind » Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:03 am

hmmm...nowsaday all LCD/LED monitors...working on low voltages. Still got radiation? :?

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Re: How to grow cactus indoor?

Postby sunflowerseed84 » Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:13 am

Nebbermind wrote:hmmm...nowsaday all LCD/LED monitors...working on low voltages. Still got radiation? :?


radiation is due to the high voltages used wor? learnt someth new today :)

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Re: How to grow cactus indoor?

Postby Nebbermind » Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:20 am

no joke lah. CRT = cathode ray tube...electrons are accelerated using high voltages and bombard against the screen to give the images.

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Re: How to grow cactus indoor?

Postby sunflowerseed84 » Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:45 am

Nebbermind wrote:no joke lah. CRT = cathode ray tube...electrons are accelerated using high voltages and bombard against the screen to give the images.

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lol cute pic! so lcd, led and plasma shld be safer lah.

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