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    Do CP's Rot in Water?

    Hey everyone, I had a quick question. I've got several CP's, from S. Leuchophylla 'Hurricane Creek', to some D. Akai Ryu, to some mystery VFT's and Sarr from lowes. I haven't had issues in the past. I live in Zone 8A in SC. I grow them all in a various mixtures of sand and peat moss, per...
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    Handeling Exposed Tubers/Roots

    Hey all, I got some S. Leucophyllum 'Hurricane Creek' last spring. I planted them in tall pots with a sand/peat mixture and they did pretty well. Over the winter, due to settling/compaction, and rain, the tops of the root ball, tuber, or whatever you want to call it has become exposed. It...
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    How to Safely Seal a Bog Garden Crack

    Hey everyone, I just thought I'd get some advice about my first bog garden. My plants finally started taking off. They're various VFT's and Sarr. I'm definitely going to have to split at least one pot, maybe two. I'm also getting flower stalks, though I didn't manage to properly pollinate them...
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    Is it neccessary to stake sarracenia?

    Hey everyone, I have (3) Sarracenia. One is a NoID and two are recent purchases this year of " S. Leuchophylla 'Hurricane Creek' ". The Hurricane Creek already seems like it's going to be much bigger than my death cube NoID Sarr. The NoID did really well last year and put on a lot of growth...
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    Miltassia Shelob Repotted, Bulb Shrivelling

    Hey everyone, I have a Miltassia Shelob 'The Weed'. It's the first orchid I ever bought and I've had it for several years. I've previously had it in straight orchid bark and watered it about once a weak. It would put out one or two new bulbs a year and spike once from each bulb. Of course...
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    Crossing Hobbies!?

    It's always nice when your hobbies can support each other. Pictured below are one of my new honey bees (just started got them on 4/9, my first ones), and some VFT 'Red Dragon' that I recently ordered and I'm acclimating them in and area that isn't full sun all day. It also happens to be under a...
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    Dalton's Grow List

    Carnivorous Plants: -Venus Flytrap (unknown cultivar) - 2/1/14 - Death Cube -Sarracenia (unknown cultivar) - 2/1/14 - Death Cube -Nepenthes 'Lady Luck' - 8/15/2015 - Online Retailer -Venus Flytrap (unknown cultivar) - 3/2/2016 - Death Cube -Nepenthes Ventrata - 4/4/2016 - Alexkrein82...
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    Questions about Maxsea fertilizer

    Hey, everyone. I have questions about the Maxsea fertilizer. I had heard about it on this site. I know I hadn't see it at my local stores, so I went to my trusty amazon.com account and found a 1.5lb container of the 16-16-16 for $19.98 and free shipping. I don't know if that's a deal, but it...
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    Inch Worms in my Apple Trees

    I was fertilizing and mulching my young apple trees yesterday. I found inch worms trying to eat the leaves. My VFT had a few new traps that just opened. . . I think the other inch worms understand now. I totally felt like Neegan off TWD. :banana2:
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    Need help with N. Lady Luck, my first Nepenthes

    Hello everyone. I was hoping you guys can help out with a few questions I have about my Nepenthes 'Lady Luck'. This is my first nepenthes. I ordered from a guy online, because the pitchers looked a really cool shade of red and this plant is supposed to do well indoors. Amazon says I ordered it...
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    Hello from SC - Dalton

    Link to Short List Hey everyone! I live in upstate South Carolina. I've been growing plants for years and I like to look for a new challenge when the plants I have are growing well. I've got Peace Lilies, Spider plants, Snake plants, Philodendron, multiple succulents, and several orchids. I...
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    Dalton's Grow List

    Last Updated: 3/2/2016 Dalton's Grow List: Venus Fly Trap (x2) - ~2/15/14 Sarracenia - ~2/15/14 * I got the above two plants from a big box store. It was one of those cheap boxes where the plant was half dead. I live in SC, so I just repotted them and put them in water trays. The VFT has done...