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  2. Hi, I have been using two of long vaxer led bars (think they only stock the short ones now) over a 60x45 terrarium growing drosera, and currently another terrarium with heliamphora, nepenthes, utricularia and drosera. With the exception of one faulty unit, have found them really good despite the low wattage. The light is also nice tone as the terrarium is displayed in my living room, although it's focused so the coverage is limited with one light. Not sure how these compare to the ones you link to.
  3. Hello, I am probably being really dumb, but can I ask if the person with the wonderful Heliamphora collection has their plants under the Vaxer LED's from IKEA or another setup? I have my mother Cephalotus under a single VÄXER LED bulb for cultivation PAR30 E27. This is a relatively new experiment maybe, two months now? She is in a 7-inch/18cm pot about 25cm from the bulb. Just putting on new spring growth now. I have a timer which I change to sunrise and sunset in the UK every week. https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/indoor-gardening/indoor-growing-cultivators/växer-led-bulb-for-cultivation-par30-e27-art-60317483/ My sister's children bought me a BITTERGURKA Plant holder with LED cultivation bulb from IKEA at Chrismas 2018 which I now have a small Nepenthes ventricosa x maxima under (4-inch/10cm pot). Doing well, it is holding onto a pitcher produced early winter and seems to be forming two new pitchers since being under the light in the new year. The leaves (old and new) have coloured red since going under the lights. Again under the same timer as the Cephalotus. I know this is against convention but I only have one timer at the moment. https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/indoor-gardening/indoor-growing-cultivators/bittergurka-plant-holder-w-led-cultivation-bulb-art-50351689/ So my take-home message is that in my limited experience these two luminaires seem suited for a specimen Ceph and a small hybrid Nepenthes. Both these plants are a long way from any natural light. I do worry about supply issues with IKEA, as in will I be able to get replacement bulbs in the future? Hope I have helped a bit but would love to know how others have fared with the IKEA LED cultivation lights. I will try and post the pictures tomorrow but the lights are off at the moment. Cheers Adam
  4. Party_Gecko

    Nepenthes lighting

    So I have a terrarium and recently found out with help from a friend that the lights are nowhere near strong enough. I need suggestions for good grow lights that you may recommend and aren’t too expensive. Please let me know what you would recommend.
  5. carambola

    Post your nepenthes.

    Mimosa growing in the same pot as Nepenthes! Now there's an idea! I'd be careful that the Mimosa's root system doesn't overtake the pot, though, they can get surprisingly extensive, and they grow like weeds.
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  7. Richard Bunn

    Hi

    Yes that's it, Gary.
  8. Gary Lewis

    Sarracenia flowers

    Cool, I have seen them, it is just that the plants. are looking a bit rough. I should probably be out with the pinking shears.
  9. Gary Lewis

    Hi

    Would that be Matt Soper?
  10. Hi all You will be pleased to hear that the CPS events diary is now up on the website. More events may be added so please keep checking back HERE
  11. linuxman

    Hi

    Hi Gary and welcome to the forum. Ask away. You know you have one of the best nurseries at Fair Oak near Eastleigh?
  12. linuxman

    Sarracenia flowers

    By all means let them flower, especially if you've not seen the flowers before. If you don't want your plants to waste energy making seed then cut the flowers after petal fall, which is what I'll be doing with most of mine.
  13. Hi My first question, should I let my Sarracenia's flower? or cut them down?
  14. Gary Lewis

    Hi

    Hi from Southampton. I have lots of questions............
  15. Redsarebest

    Hi from Norfolk

    Hi everyone Thank you all for the welcome to the forum. I am still navigating my way around all the posts and reading as much as I can. All the photos I've come across are also very interesting. But I will certainly ask questions in time. Red
  16. gardenofeden

    CPS Planta Carnivora

    Also explains why I cannot find my membership card!
  17. gardenofeden

    CPS Planta Carnivora

    Ah well that explains it! thanks for the reply Dennis
  18. Tommyr

    Mexican and Cuban pings pictures in cultivation

    Wonderful collection! Bravo!
  19. dennisB

    CPS Issues

    Mrs Bell has been removed as Chair of the CPS and events organiser. She has not been removed as a member. Dennis
  20. dennisB

    CPS Planta Carnivora

    Hi Stephen you won't have received more recent Planta Carnivora because your CPS membership expired in August 2016. The latest edition is with the graphic designer prior to going to print. Dennis
  21. dennisB

    CPS AGM

    Hi In recent years we have moved the End of Season Meeting from RHS Wisley to Birmingham. Initially attendancce was very poor but we now get around 30. The fact that the majority of members live in the South of England means that it is sensible to hold the AGM there rather than (say) the North of England where we have few members. Of the committee, 2 live in SW England, 4 in SE England, 1 in Manchester, 1 in Derbyshire, 3 in Wales and 1 in Ireland. For me to attend the AGM entails a 400 mile round trip. I haven't missed an AGM for 30 years. Dennis
  22. Dianne Salter

    CPS AGM

    When I organised an EOS for Birmingham... 1 member attended. When its booked for the South, we get around 50+ members.
  23. gardenofeden

    CPS AGM

    Ha ha you’re not wrong David! I think I went to one at Reading once....
  24. Richard Bunn

    CPS AGM

    Majority of the membership is in the south according to the membership map in the member database. It's being held at a location that's central to the majority.
  25. David Ahrens

    CPS AGM

    I don't know what you're moaning about Stephen, you never go anyway. We try holding these events up north and nobody turns up. The EEE was held at Chester a few years ago and nobody went. On a side note, it's a pity you can't make it as it will probably be quite lively.
  26. gardenofeden

    CPS Planta Carnivora

    When was the most recent Planta Carnivora edition? Top of my pile is spring 2016, have there been any since?
  27. gardenofeden

    CPS AGM

    Ok for those in the south, and convenient for the committee I’m sure.
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