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BobZ last won the day on December 25 2021

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  1. Alexis,

    Were you the owner of violetmount.com? I have 229 links in the CP Photo Finder to violetmount.com that are not working. Are those photos gone or have they been moved somewhere?

    Rather than reply by a CPUK message, would you reply to me at [email protected] ?


  2. Alexis,

    Are or were you the owner of http://www.violetmount.com ?

    I have 231 links to that site in the CP Photofinder http://cpphotofinder.com that no longer work. Before I delete all of the links, I wanted to see if they are gone or moved somewhere else.


  3. Several have posted photos http://cpphotofinder.com/nepenthes-x-burbidgeae-x-platychila-5666.html
  4. It could be that CPUK has used all of the space purchased from the ISP. An alternative is to put your photos on any number of free photo hosting sites such as photobucket, flickr, imageshack, etc. and then post the image link on this forum.
  5. Perhaps this concern is all about nothing. Get an inexpensive TDS meter and check your water. Since we receive no rain from May till November, for years I have hauled water from the neighboring town because I assumed that my well water was not suitable for CPs. The town water was 90 ppm, which I found adequate for growing CPs under my conditions. This year, I finally bought a TDS meter and discovered my well water was actually 55 ppm.
  6. http://cpphotofinder.com/dionaea-burbanks-best-2062.html http://cpphotofinder.com/dionaea-g14-rosetted-2160.html Personally, I would rather have B52: http://cpphotofinder.com/dionaea-b52-2043.html or Ginormous: http://cpphotofinder.com/dionaea-ginormous-7611.html
  7. I would take out D. Burbanks best
  8. GazCez, sorry to hear of your disappointing experiences. I have a friend that ever since he was a small child he wanted to operate a tropical fish store. He eventually rented a space in town and opened his store. He was really happy, but after a year he sold his store and quit. He said the reason he no longer enjoyed his store was that although the vast majority of his customers were great, at least once a week someone was so critical and complained that it completely ruined his joy. Dealing with the public is a challenge.
  9. Carnivorous Plant Newsletter, volume 44, number 2, June 2015 is available for download as a PDF for ICPS members on the ICPS web site: http://icps.clubexpress.com/ Hard copy was mailed to ICPS members on May 21. CONTENTS CPN editors Do bears disperse Darlingtonia? The intricate Pinguicula crystallina/hirtiflora-complex Prey capture patterns in Nepenthes species and natural hybrids – are the pitchers of hybrids as effective at trapping prey as those of their parents? Germinating Nepenthes seed: Putting myths to rest Resolution of the relationships within the North American pitcher plant genus, Sarracenia Cultivation of Australian aquatic insectivorous plants Giant Cephalotus of unknown origins New cultivars: Dionaea muscipula ‘Spotted Hyena’ Carnivorous plant cultivar names registered in 2014 Grex names published by the International Nepenthes Grex Registry
  10. I find it best to put them in a hanging planter. That way the leaves can droop without hitting the bench/ground.
  11. The illustration is on page 5 of http://www.sffaudio.com/podcasts/TheFloweringOfTheStrangeOrchidByH.G.WellsPEARSONS.pdf
  12. I just visited the Amazon link and it shows that the e-book is available and the price is US$2.99. Is there a problem accessing Amazon from Singapore? http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00QXGSWLY
  13. Thank you for the information. I got your book and it is very nice.
  14. Just to inform those that have not yet found it, ICPS has updated the list of registered cultivar names http://www.carnivorousplants.org/cultivars/names.php Some of the information is missing because I have been unable to obtain the published description or official photo. If someone has access to these publications and would email a copy of a missing description to me, I will add that to the ICPS web site. Eventually Jan Schlauer, the Registrar of CP Cultivar Names, will update his CP Database http://www.omnisterra.com/bot/cp_home.cgi and the available information will become more complete.
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