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    Sugar Land Springtime (pics)

    Last summer's heat and drought was unkind to the plants and the winter dropped below zero. Didn't seem to faze their spring awakening though.

    Took these shots with my phone after some extensive weeding. I wish the Sarracenias were redder but in this location, they only get 12 PM to sunset so we'll see as the year progresses. Big blue bog was constructed with Canadian peat moss, sand, and lots of pine needles. Please take a peek.





    these started as 2 plants.








    p. lutea




    p. planifolia


    D. capillaris top, D. rotundifolia bottom


    D. capillaris and D. intermedia

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    awesome looking!

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    Pine needles??

    Nice plants!!!
    If you shake a rain stick, you get rain. I need a hamata stick.
    My WWWs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lil Stinkpot View Post
    Pine needles??
    heh yea, my mix is really simple. Just those 3 things. The pine needles were an added bonus since they seem to be everywhere I see wild plants grow. I was trying really hard to acidify my bogs....but for those who were wondering, dont' ever try this with vinegar! Obviously this idiot did and 1/3 of his plants died...including 4 other P. planifolias which were my favorite. I basically added weed killer to their leaves.

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    pine needles help with that definitely...just takes quite a few of them lol...
    for anyone who wonders why it helps....one word
    Tannins....

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    Dang! how come my plants don't grow like that!
    Awesome pic!
    They're watching us. o.0

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    Will do!
    If you shake a rain stick, you get rain. I need a hamata stick.
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    Fantastic! Looks really natural!
    http://www.terraforums.com/forums/image.php?type=sigpic&userid=6789&dateline=1352508752

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