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  1. Peatmoss

    Some visions from the cold Canadian winter

    So we were having a nice warm winter this year, but yesterday it decided to drop about a foot of snow on top of us. I thought it was going to melt so I went outside at about 9:00 to snap some photos (in a T-shirt, very Canadian :-O) Only two of the photos are really worth showing (shot with a...
  2. chibae

    Finally a taste of winter

    Finally a taste of winter, now GO AWAY. Some teenage S.minor crosses put playing in the snow and ice.
  3. pills23

    Pills23's photo thread

    I finally got a little P&S camera so thought it was time to share some pics. Eventually I'll work on improving my photography skills... Here's an overview of my grow rack - T5HOs on top, T12s on the bottom: Some 'dews: D. capensis: D. aliciae: Bog bowl with D. x tokaiensis and D...
  4. DJ57

    More snow pics

    More snow pics added a couple days later This is what my backyard CPs looked like on Sunday after a light snow fall. My darlingtonia pond setup. Water flows from the top down through the moss and out into the pond. [/IMG] [/IMG] [/IMG] The CP bog garden [/IMG] [/IMG] [/IMG] Seeds...
  5. Brie

    Snowy Sarracenia...

    The PNW got a good dose of snow today.. I've been waiting all winter to take some photos of my sarrs in the snow, so I was rather excited.. :)
  6. H

    using your resources

    Here in the frozen tundras of new york we get a lot of snow during the winter so I wonder since we can use rain water during the winter can we use snow during the winter. Of course I would have to imagine that it needs to be melted then warmed to room temp but can snow be used as a seasonal...
  7. H

    cold frame

    hey guy haze here. winter has been prolonging itself for a good month and a half now and im thinking that im going to need to build a cold frame before the snow really drops. i have sarrs. droseras and dionea seeds and plants that im trying to stratify this winter but am debating weather or not...
  8. Brie

    Pics! Roses, Orchids and Komodo Dragons, Oh my!

    We hit up the Woodland Park Zoo yesterday, and for the first time I actually went into the huge Rose Garden.. For some reason, I always miss peak blooming season for them so never go in there. The garden is huge! Never realized how big it was! So glad I decided to pop in for some photos... Also...
  9. kulamauiman

    Oregon Trip July 2011

    Got to visit some CP natural habitats in Oregon. First site in southern Oregon Late snow melt water was high. Don't know if the plants had woken up to their fullest. Some Flowering in the D. anglica. Utricularia intermedia seen and it was flowering. There is a published trip report for this...
  10. Aric

    Looking for LL Neps

    I am looking to trade any of the following for lowland Nepenthes. Email or Private Message me if you are interested in anything. CANNA LILIES 1.) Stadt Feltbach, dwarf variety , grows to 3' with a peachy-orange bloom and green foliage. 2.) Tropical Sunrise, Grows to 3' tall with green foliage...
  11. chibae

    To Drain or Not To Drain, A Barrel Of A Question

    Okay folks, I have searched this site. I have searched other CP sites. I have read and done web searches. But, I still can't decide. ??? I'm about to add a second barrel bog to my setup. My first is in a whiskey barrel half, undrained with a perferated center pipe. The barrel itself was...
  12. lizasaur

    What Living in Florida REALLY Means...

    I found this. And I love it. My mom and I cried because we were laughing so hard. I copy/pasted directly from http://www.floridaspizza.com/2010/11/15/so-you-want-to-move-to-florida-part-1-the-weather/, only because I wanted to make my own annotations and had to clean up the colorful language...
  13. twotut

    Help for new Pinguicula

    Hi Everyone I have a problem that I'm hoping you can help me with. I bought a Pinguicula 'Pirouette', my second, and I'm afraid of loosing this one like the first. The first plant I'll attribute the loss of the mail key and that we had lots of snow. Found the key but lost the plant. I also...
  14. back2eight

    some sars I would like to replace

    I lost a few plants to root rot last year and this year that I haven't tried to replace yet. Here are ones I lost that I would like to replace. I'm also interested in collecting Alatas with location data. S. Alata, TX S. Amber Flies S. Areolata, Tibbie Bog, Washington Co. AL S. Areolata...
  15. D

    fridge dormancy and flowering

    I live in iowa where there is still a bunch of snow and my sarr tucked in the fridge at 33-35 degrees. Checked on them today and I have some flowering in the fridge. Can anyone explain this to me. Also since I have a 1.5 months before the weather is nice enough to get them out what should I...
  16. rattler

    figured i would give this a post of its own...its a hard winter for wildlife up here.

    Winter takes toll on northeastern Montana wildlife GLASGOW — The doe antelope had dug its own grave. Weakened by months of cold, its usual foods covered in snow, it lay in a 3-foot-deep depression in the snow. Only its head was visible as it warily watched a car stopped along a nearby road. It...
  17. chibae

    Just When You Think Thet Don't Notice

    Hi all. I finally have power again from the electric company. The power went out at 9:30 Wednesday night and didn't comer back on for 48 hrs. In the wake of falling wet snow, downed trees, and for us no power means no water, I didn't want to start stressing out to my husband about my plants...
  18. rattler

    its been a bad winter.........

    normal winter is 24-30 inches of snow.....we were at 64 on Monday, with 2 months of winter left.....couple more inches and we are at a new record and guess whats predicted for this weekend......its been real hard on the critters out in the hills.....
  19. swords

    Bath salt drug epidemic??

    Officials fear bath salts are growing drug problem By SHELIA BYRD Associated Press The Associated Press Saturday, January 22, 2011 1:47 PM EST FULTON, Miss. (AP) — When Neil Brown got high on bath salts, he took his skinning knife and slit his face and stomach repeatedly. Brown...
  20. JMatt

    Winter dews again.

    Thought I would put a few more pictures on here as they age. I missed the beginning of the flowering because i have been doing nothing but working and plowing snow. Seems it's all I do these days 70 to 80 hr work weeks.. Anyway here are a couple shots. The D. browniana will be flowing soon. JMatt
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