Hello to everyone here!
So I'm from Minnesota and I starting collecting CPs a two years ago, I'm still new to all of this. Just to prove to you how new I am, I'll tell you a story.
A year ago around winter dormancy I thought that Carnivorous plants didn't need water during their winter dormancy, so I put my three plants in my basement near a window. During all of winter I didnt water them, sadly all of the plants died. From this, I looked up more about winter dormancy care. So after my failed first try with winter dormancy I restarted my collection of plants this past summer and now I have about five temperate plants, three young neptenthes plants, one tropical sundew. I even was brave enought to try my hands at a tuberous sundew.
I would like it some people from the mid west were to communicate with me so that I know what to do for those freezing below zero days we have. None of my temperate plants are outside, since they are not old enough for that sort of cold. Also I don't want to kill my plants. I've been using my basement sine its around 55 which is the temp for dormancy or so I have read online. My venus flytraps seem to still be active when ever I test the plant to see if its dormant or not. I read somewhere online that if the plant closes super slow then its in dormancy. However mine seem to close rather fast. I'm not sure what to do!
Thanks for welcoming me to the site.