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    The red coloration was most likely because of the...

    The red coloration was most likely because of the plant flowering. They will turn red before the flowers. After the plant flowers the red coloration will slowly dissipate back to green.
    This usually...
  2. CPs in the wild - Michaux State Forest, PA

    I decided I was going to visit an area in PA, Michaux State Forest, that several years ago a coworker told me about a small group of Sarracenia purpurea growing there.
    My first visit to this group...
  3. Thanks everyone. Glad you liked the pics. ...

    Thanks everyone. Glad you liked the pics.

    Thanks. Last year I did not get out kayaking too much. This year I'm doing pretty good. Was in FL back in February paddling Silver Springs, Rainbow River,...
  4. CPs in the wild - Wharton State Forest - AKA Pine Barrens

    It's been several years since I've been to Wharton State Forest - AKA the NJ Pine Barrens.
    Thought I'd share a few pics I took.

    <a data-flickr-embed="true" ...
  5. I see none as well. Very nice.

    I see none as well.
    Very nice.
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    Sticky: All my previous post here where with photobucket,...

    All my previous post here where with photobucket, so no more images of me. It's better that way since I'm on the witness protection program. LOL

    Anyway looks like this thread hasn't had any posts...
  7. I bought some of those seeds. I was really...

    I bought some of those seeds.
    I was really disappointed that my weed didn't look anything like the plant I was supposed to get.:-D
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    Another vote for Gimp.

    Another vote for Gimp.
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    Looks like things are going well. I need to...

    Looks like things are going well.

    I need to say thanks for posting. I've seen this plant before but never knew it's name. Now when the time comes to try to grow one, I've got it.
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    Check for John Deere stores in the area. They may...

    Check for John Deere stores in the area. They may have or can get Turface.

    I have tried Turface with several different CP's over the years.
    Most Pings & Helis love it. Have some Pings that only...
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    Know what is weird for me. Growing cephs OUTSIDE...

    Know what is weird for me. Growing cephs OUTSIDE of a tank / terrarium, I always get that white powder mold.
    Growing them inside the tank, No mold. Strange. Maybe because of more light in the...
  12. Thread: Ron Lane

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    He lives! He texted me back this morning. I...

    He lives!

    He texted me back this morning. I gave him a call tonight.

    He is doing well. Says hi to everyone.

    He says the best way to contact him is to use email. The one he has here is the...
  13. Thread: Ron Lane

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    Scott, Did you get in contact with Ron? Kind of...

    Scott,
    Did you get in contact with Ron? Kind of take it you did since you mentioned about passing along the info.

    I text him this morning with the cell # I have, but have not heard beck yet....
  14. To be honest, I'm not sure just rubbing alcohol...

    To be honest, I'm not sure just rubbing alcohol will work on thrips, never tried it. I used it for aphids & scale.
    Thrips I also use a systemic pest spray.... maybe next time I'll just try the...
  15. Thread: Ron Lane

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    Scott, Funny you bring this up as its been a...

    Scott,
    Funny you bring this up as its been a very long time since I talked to Ron.

    I've been kicking around the idea of a Pine Barren weekend trip in the next few weeks. With that idea, I've...
  16. Looks like it might be thrips. I'd spray with...

    Looks like it might be thrips.

    I'd spray with rubbing alcohol once a week for a few weeks and maybe get a systemic pest spray.
  17. Thread: Prickly Things

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    YES!!! LOL I've had the plant for 4 or 5...

    YES!!! LOL

    I've had the plant for 4 or 5 months.
    I pull the whole plant and moss out of the pot when I water. Let it sit out a little before placing it back into the glass pot. One of these days...
  18. Thread: Prickly Things

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    I do. Have 2 hanging pots. Most likely I'll get...

    I do. Have 2 hanging pots. Most likely I'll get it into a glass orb I have, once I remove the current plant.


    Thank you. Yes it was purchased at a fish store that sold it in bulk many years ago....
  19. Thread: Prickly Things

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    Prickly Things

    Some Cactus and Succulents I grow;

    <a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/30173585@N08/36796378902/in/album-72157688134607695/" title="_Adromischus cristatus"><img...
  20. Maybe I'll get lucky and if it doesn't variegate...

    Maybe I'll get lucky and if it doesn't variegate now, maybe some offshoots years down the road. LOL

    Noticed might have another of the same plant:
    Haworthia cooperi Fma. pilifera?

    <a...
  21. Thanks for the info. I was wondering how it...

    Thanks for the info. I was wondering how it worked. I saw many that stated "variegated, non variegated offset".

    The Haworthia Obtusa Variegated cv.'Marin' is one that said non variegated offset. I...
  22. Nice looking plants! Really like the white...

    Nice looking plants!

    Really like the white looking one.


    Actually I haven't received the plant yet. Just bought it the end of week.
    Price wasn't bad, although, it tiny. From the pictures it...
  23. Think we have the same plant here. LOL

    Think we have the same plant here. LOL

    <a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/30173585@N08/36829875225/in/dateposted-public/" title="Haworthia cooperi white...
  24. Thread: Airplant Pics

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    Thanks. Fancy wine glass with color glass balls....

    Thanks. Fancy wine glass with color glass balls.

    I'll give you the sad story of my N. hamata.

    I got the plant in 2004.
    It went down hill from being in the same old soil for way too long.......
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    LOL. That is a good one. Just like I'd love...

    LOL.
    That is a good one.

    Just like I'd love to get my hands on Haworthia truncata Variegate for my collection. Can't afford the price to buy that one.
    But several sellers from China have the...
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