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    In the middle of January I took on a shortlived job that would have kept me out of town for 85% of my time. Since my family has no interest in plants and the downstairs tenant had a long and deep kitchen window sill, I coaxed she and her daughter into taking them in and just keep the plants watered.

    Recently, however, when I checked in on the plants, I've noticed that they hadn't been keeping up. So I have been systematically moving trays, little by little. Today I moved the last of them. Several trays were dry and some plants were dead, including an N. ampullaria cutting that had been given to me by a friend. Time to pare down my grow list again.

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    Aww major bummer, Jim. Sorry for your losses. How many other plants were lost to the drying?
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    Thats bad Jim.How much grow space do you have available?


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    Oh whoops, I guess for the worse. But I'm sure you'll be able to get your grow list up again.

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    That stinks, Jim. I hope your plants recover.
    I think the reason many people are bad with plants is the same as why some can't work computers or set the time on their VCR; human beings are fundamentally poor instruction-followers. There's always a temptation to let things slide until the next time, and consistency is just a joke. Better luck next time!
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    Quote Originally Posted by [b
    Quote[/b] (Est @ Mar. 26 2006,7:04)]Aww major bummer, Jim. Sorry for your losses. How many other plants were lost to the drying?
    I lost 5 species of Utrics, 3 of which have been replaced.

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    Quote Originally Posted by [b
    Quote[/b] (cool85k5 @ Mar. 26 2006,7:11)]Thats bad Jim.How much grow space do you have available?


    Jerry
    I moved my pigmy dews to the attic, where they can take the cooler temps, as well as temperate sundews. I have a little bit of room for warm temperate / tropical sundews at our kitchen window sills, but not much more. At least the temps are moderating next week and I take that which had been in the attic to outside.

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