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    Thanks!!! I'll go read it :D

    Thanks!!! I'll go read it :D
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    Poll: Oh dear. :D Well, at least i have a bit more of...

    Oh dear. :D Well, at least i have a bit more of an idea of how to say it inmy head now, and won't just be reading "D. Gr... ok, skip the rest" haha lol. I just won't try pronouncing it aloud to...
  3. Thanks guys. Yeah, water, light, humidity, media,...

    Thanks guys. Yeah, water, light, humidity, media, temperature. That gives me a good starting point to go research and get my foot in the door. :) And thanks for reminding me about mold etc. - it's...
  4. Some help getting back into the swing of things!

    So, I've decided to start collecting again. Yay!
    However, it's been a long time since I was growing carnivores. Well, a year or two. And while I used to be fairly knowledgable on the basics, now...
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    Poll: Wow 0_0. These are all really beautiful looking...

    Wow 0_0. These are all really beautiful looking plants! :D I can't wait for my plain old Drosera seeds to arrive now, so that I can get involved in growing again - this is truly inspiring! :) And the...
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    Haha, yeah. Metric, imperial. Metric's pretty...

    Haha, yeah. Metric, imperial. Metric's pretty easy as a system, but it correlates so badly to every other system!!! :P

    jimscott, that's really interesting! Do you know anymore about what sort of...
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    Carnivorous Plants PLUS Nanoscience!! :D

    So, I discovered this very cool, simple but informative nanoscience video -- that has CARNIVOROUS PLANTS in it!!! Specifically Nepenthes.
    Obviously, my first thought was to post it here! :)

    I...
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    Sadly, most of my carnivorous plant collection is...

    Sadly, most of my carnivorous plant collection is no longer... well, in existence. I'm pretty sure I no longer have a D. arcturi, and after all that effort to get one!!! However, I've got an...
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    Hello again from New Zealand

    Hi :)
    So I've actually been a member here for a while, but I haven't been active since around 2010. BUT... I'm thinking about getting back into carnivorous plant collecting again now, so I thought...
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    TC deflasking help

    Hello.
    Today i received a small shipment of recently (2-3 days ago) deflasked TC carnivorous plants from varying genus'.
    As expected, I have done some research, and know that they need to be kept...
  11. Thread: Ping Sprouts

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    So - which species do you have then? Do you have...

    So - which species do you have then? Do you have P. reticulata? I like P. reticulata :) My one is going to flower I think :)
    My favourite is P. cyclosecta though, because it goes purple for me - the...
  12. Thread: pest

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    Can you get a more in-focus pic? The only small,...

    Can you get a more in-focus pic? The only small, white, jumping things I can think of are passion-vine hopper larvae. But these don't have furry tails, (tufts of fur on their rears) do they?
    Passion...
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    What sort of sundews are these? Pygmy? Temperate?...

    What sort of sundews are these? Pygmy? Temperate? South African?
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    Yes... we do have pretty scenery, don't we? :)...

    Yes... we do have pretty scenery, don't we? :) (says kath, an NZ grower)
    You should have told her to go and look at our natural drosera populations - but oh no, wait, they've all turned into D....
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    I'm not sure about Gypsicola, but when my mate...

    I'm not sure about Gypsicola, but when my mate sent me Grandiflora he potted it into a pot that was only 3/4 full and placed damp sphagnum over the top, then sealed it with a lid with breathing...
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    I find cobra seeds amzingly easy to germinate -...

    I find cobra seeds amzingly easy to germinate - exactly like sarracenia seed. They grow slower than sarracenia, but germinating's no problem. No - it's only 3 or 4 years later when the plants big...
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    Cool pot. I sowed some U. Subulata seeds a while...

    Cool pot. I sowed some U. Subulata seeds a while ago and they grew into what look like miniature spring onions... something tricky going on there i think!
    But seriously... cool pot!
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    I find that it does happen, I think it may be...

    I find that it does happen, I think it may be because for a time, while the basal is getting started, the parent plant donates a lot of it's energy to the basal. So instea dof the parent plant using...
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    They won't go dormant unless it's cold for a long...

    They won't go dormant unless it's cold for a long period - I think it would take them at least a week to realise that it was cold and start adjusting to it.
    As for rain... I don't think the rain...
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    I love the platychila :) Adding that to my wish...

    I love the platychila :)
    Adding that to my wish list...
    Like the Campanulata too - very green - is that the natural colouring of campanulata?
    And I have to say that the Lowii x Ventricosa is my...
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    Hmmm.... "Kiwi Kaths Karnivores..." could work,...

    Hmmm....
    "Kiwi Kaths Karnivores..." could work, but I'd change it around so it was "Kath's Kiwi Karnivores" and that might not work because they're not all "Kiwi's"!
    "The Garden of Madness, The...
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    Help name my bog garden...

    The title says it all... I now have an above ground bog.

    Today it was painted (outside) with a nice brown-red paint. I am planning to paint a mural of carnivorous plants on the front with...
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    I sowed the other tuberous seeds in the pot... on...

    I sowed the other tuberous seeds in the pot... on different sides.
    The D. Auriculata are exactly in the middle - I know where they are because there wilted stems are still standing :)

    I also...
  24. Thread: New H. minor

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    Nice Heli :) I am getting one of these soon -...

    Nice Heli :)
    I am getting one of these soon - except mine is being imported from Australia in a TC flask - so it will probably be dead by the time I get it!
    Yours looks great though :)
  25. Thread: bizzare

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    I have a Ventricosa that I bought from the...

    I have a Ventricosa that I bought from the Warehouse (eqiuvalent to Lowes, but different country)
    which has sent up it's first pitcher for me - a full 10cm not inlcuding the lid. This plant is on a...
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