My name is Jeff. In college, CP's were my hobby. I still have a couple of Asian pitcher plants left on my window sill that are going great. But I left the rest of my collection to a friend after school. I think my last post on this forum was 2005!
Now I am a homeowner and I am looking at putting in a deck. I want to build terracing into the side of the deck (instead of a lattice) that, essentially be, multiple 24inchx12inch bog gardens. I need some advice.
I live in Central Delaware (Zone 7) and the terracing would be south facing (6-8 hours of direct sun).
I am going to make the trays removable. So if it gets real cold for a week or two, I can move the plants into my garage.
What kind of soil mixture can I use to get a good amount of diversity?
What plants would be a good choice? To make things easier, I would prefer to have an entire tray of similar climate requirements (so I don't have to dig anything else) but I don't mind having trays that have different requirements.
Where is a good place to get plants? I used to work with individual collectors, but that was 9 years ago. I can't remember who they were.