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    Barry: How well does your book cover...

    Barry:

    How well does your book cover Utricularias? I have better luck with those plants than any other genus and intend to keep collecting them. I have some not in Savage's book so I hope they...
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    Hi: Has anyone read the book on Triggerplants...

    Hi:

    Has anyone read the book on Triggerplants or grown any? You can learn more about them here: http://www.actahort.org/books/624/624_12.htm

    I've just finished reading the book and find this...
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    Hi: I haven't been around for the past 6...

    Hi:

    I haven't been around for the past 6 months or more. Had to have total knee reconstruction. Still on walker after 4 months and no one seems able to get me out of pain.

    Other people had to...
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    Hi: I am just curious. Has anyone, anywhere,...

    Hi:

    I am just curious. Has anyone, anywhere, been able to comment on damages to wetlands in areas of hurricane damage?

    I am curious as to whether we might have lost some endangered...
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    That site looks wonderful. I've bookmarked it for...

    That site looks wonderful. I've bookmarked it for further study.
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    Hi: I have managed to keep 10 named varieties...

    Hi:

    I have managed to keep 10 named varieties of lithops going since July. They've been watered every week and are blooming in my west facing livingroom windowsill.

    I just ordered 60+ unnamed...
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    Jim: All I have to do is call maintenance!...

    Jim:

    All I have to do is call maintenance! I've never had that many things go wrong at once though.

    Our townehouse board has made a practice of "preventive" maintenance. Example: Two water...
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    It was announced last[ night on coasttocoastam....

    It was announced last[ night on coasttocoastam. Everyone is waiting for their guest to prove his claims today.
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    Women (and some men) love to check the dumpsters...

    Women (and some men) love to check the dumpsters on campus when the students at Michigan State University move out. They find all kinds of things!
  10. The shake-away makes them think a predator is in...

    The shake-away makes them think a predator is in the area. Note: IT HAS NO SMELL DETECTABLE BY HUMANS but it keeps the critters away! As I said before, I won't be without it. I live where I couldn't...
  11. Better solution:  Go buy yourself some cans of...

    Better solution: Go buy yourself some cans of "shake-away" at http://www.pestproducts.com/coyote_urine.htm. Follow the directions and create a barrier just around your house. The rodents won't...
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    Jim: What is a "paint marker"? Haven't heard...

    Jim:

    What is a "paint marker"? Haven't heard about those.
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    I've found an outstanding source for quickly...

    I've found an outstanding source for quickly obtaining a good number of named Tillandsia.

    I have one big concern: These plants need plenty of humidity but most can't take a southern window...
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    Hello: I've gardened for 18 years now and have...

    Hello:

    I've gardened for 18 years now and have yet to solve the label problem.

    This morning, my male cockatiel was trying to pull out a label because he viewed it as a fun new play toy....
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    I have 160 watts of light over a 20 gallon long...

    I have 160 watts of light over a 20 gallon long aquarium. am thinking of just buying another shoplight even though it will "hang" over both ends a bit.
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    Hi: I've lost P. cyclosecta and P....

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    I've lost P. cyclosecta and P. primuliflora to mold.

    I've kept them in a tray that I added water to every other day. Is this too much humidity for these particular species? The others are...
  17. I wish one of the many books I've read had...

    I wish one of the many books I've read had mentioned that. Good thing I saved some rainwater this week. Will go fill up the pitchers.
  18. Hi: A pitcher plant I purchased bareroot is...

    Hi:

    A pitcher plant I purchased bareroot is having its pitchers dry up. Is this normal after the shock of being shipped bareroot and repotted?

    I'm noticing that several pitchers are turning...
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    I've a hp pavilion mx70 (at least that's what it...

    I've a hp pavilion mx70 (at least that's what it said on the monitor) since Dec 2002. It has not had a hardware problem since I purchased it. This is the FIRST computer where I haven't had to replace...
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    The sad thing is the ONLY mine where asbestos is...

    The sad thing is the ONLY mine where asbestos is associated with vermiculite was Libby Montana. That mine has been closed since 1990.

    I predict this concern will blow over. Probably some buyer at...
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    Hilarious! Actually my 20 gallon long aquarium is...

    Hilarious! Actually my 20 gallon long aquarium is going to set some limits for me. I figure since the vfts and the sarracenias need refrigerator dormancy, I can fill it up with neps, pings, utrics,...
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    Defnitely interested. Will PM you with my address.

    Defnitely interested. Will PM you with my address.
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    I solved the problem. I bought a screen top...

    I solved the problem. I bought a screen top instead of a glass top. I'll have to cover it with saran wrap this winter to help keep the humidity in but for now the air is circulating and the birds are...
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    That's great! I've gotten so swarmed with them...

    That's great! I've gotten so swarmed with them that no one method worked. Had to combine everything and the link I gave is the only place that sold the knockout gnats liquid.

    I'll see how my cps...
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    I've always had a fungus gnat problem in the...

    I've always had a fungus gnat problem in the winter because of houseplants.

    Visit this link for a $20 off $40 purchase coupon and purchase the yellow sticky traps (captures adult gnats).

    link...
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