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  1. Came across the following plant for sale from Hampshire carnivorous situated in the uk What do there hope to achieve by naming a plant after some TV personality the hybrid was made by Rob cantley Of borneo exotics ( So Hampshire carnivorous did not make the hybrid ) So their import it to there nursery spice it up and name it after tv personality Bill Bailey Why why why Boring ....... Nepenthes 'Bill Bailey'. This is a selected cultivar of a hybrid between Nepenthes singalana x ventricosa selected by Rob Cantley of Borneo Exo
  2. HI Can't understand why this book cost so much, when other books eg roses , fuchsia, bonsai cost a fifth of this price people like carnivorous plants, but no way i would pay that price
  3. Came across the following on ebay current price £440 Nepenthes klossii The person selling the plant lives in the UK Love to know how he can obtain rare plants and no other person seems to be able to obtain a plant like this
  4. Hi i use a different brand to KLASMANN peat i use shamrock sphagnum peat moss ( fine grade ) been using fine grade for over 8 years know with out a problem YOU SHOULD HAVE NO PROBLEM
  5. HI I switched over to melcourt growth pine bark last year, and have found that my plants are growing better and there seem to colour up more on melcourt technical sheet ,it states that the pine bark is sound ,stable structure, which will not measurably degrade with time Due to the pine not degrading like sphagnum moss peat . i should be able to leave my plants for extra years without repotting what are your views regarding repotting MIKE KING Shrops
  6. Hi Only seen 4 flys so far I live near middlesbrough. uk Left bin bag open still none
  7. Hi going of your plant lable your plant should be Sarracenia (leucophylla x oreophila) SX-17 when you say Adrian slack are you referring to the plant that code for Adrian Slack is Sarracenia x moorei 'Adrian Slack' H-113-MK
  8. hi has any one used the following 'and if so dose it work? freshaTank Microbial Disc About FreshaTank Antimicrobial Disc's: Is made from Copper and Silver Uses the natural biocidal effects of real siver, which when immersed in water, destroys germs including: Viruses, bacteria, fungus, algae and water-bourne diseases. FreshaTank works without wear, meaning 1 disc will last you a lifetime! Just place Fresh Tank in your Aquarium or Water Butt and it will immediately begin working. FreshaTank will treat 90 litres of water which is nutrient rich in bright sunlight, or c
  9. Hi I Came a cross this picture of a Sarracenia with a large mouth could not find any information regarding this plant ,have you any idea. would love to have this in my collection. Thanks
  10. Hi I Came a cross this picture of a Sarracenia with a large mouth could not find any information regarding this plant ,have you any idea. would love to have this in my collection. Thanks
  11. HI I collect rain water from my house roof to use on my sarracenia One day I noticed that debris was entering my water butt. I read in post that plant matter and contaminants, would in time make the water start to smell. So I came up with an easy conversion of a rainwater diverter to use as a filter, can be removed and cleaned This may be helpfull to others , my water is now free from every thing now. What you need is plastic mesh which people use to cross stich you can obtain this from any haberdashery shop The mesh comes in different counts
  12. Hi Thanks for your recommendation just refitted barrel After leaving in the fridge for 1 hour just waiting for a sunny day
  13. HI I live in the north east of the uk .weather as not been that warm I just installed a gardmin auto vent vent opens up but dose not seem that warm i adjusted it but still opens up I want it to stay closed to help sarracenia to grow Do you think it's faulty dose Any one know of a more accurate auto vent
  14. Hi just recieved my three small medium divisions in march 2017 still dormant so just wounder if it a slow grower thanks ada
  15. Hi I was trying to obtain a Specimen of Sarracenia Adrian Slack but after reading forums regarding how hard it was, that it was going to be near impossible To obtain one. You see a few on EBay which going for ridicules prices In one year, I obtained three in total one from mike king. I was on his wish list, just received a small medium division cost £15 other two cost £20 each Could anyone who has grown this plant tell me is it a slow grower After reading about Sarracenia Adrian Slack, some say it is a slow grower and some people say it i
  16. came across some more information Venus flytrap sea anemone Venus flytrap sea anemone Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Anthozoa Order: Actiniaria Family: Actinoscyphiidae Genus: Actinoscyphia Species:
  17. HI Came across this plant picture on eBay. com For sale is a medium rhizome of Adrian slack Would love to be the owner of this adrian slack Mother plant Here's wishing there say wishes some times come true. But doubt this would
  18. Hi Just received a semi mature divistion of DISP 4 giant Sarracenia x Catesbaei from matt Soper of Hampshire carnivorous plants here is a few pictures of the plant in his nursery cant wait to see the plant progress in my collection
  19. Hi just came across Sarracenia Troll for sale on ebay gardenovenus ( Stephen Morley ) current price £39.00 Origins This Sarracenia originated from a tray of seedlings brought to one of my open days several years ago by a visitor. The plants were labelled as Sarracenia flava var. atropurpurea self crosses, and I selected two young plants out of a tray at what I remember being an absolute bargain of a price! Characteristics The two plants I originally selected both appeared very similar in growth for a few years, and indeed resembled Sarracenia flava var. atropurpurea ini
  20. Hi The melcourt growth pinebark 75 litre bags £5.10 a bag if you got 4 bags delivery to UK mainland very expensive £25 Delivery To Scotland you need to contact company for a quote You can obtain it from Here Here is a link
  21. Hi manufacturers tell you to dismantle the cylinder from the greenhouse auto vents in the winter time as the low temperature damage the solar part of the cylinder
  22. Hi Can any one help I'm trying to Find a UK supplier who could make a custom powdered coated aluminum cold frame
  23. Hi Has any one got mikes email adress So I could contact him
  24. Hi Been trying to get on to mikes website To order plants But web page just shows loading screen As any member been able to access his site been trying for 4 days now If you have accessed it could you post link due to my link not working Thanks
  25. Hi Came across two videos relating to CARNIFLORA commercial nursery now i know how the easy it is for them to re pot there plant pots with compost