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    Indoor Sphganum Farm

    I recently setup my new indoor sphagnum farm for a self sustaining source of live moss. This is using some sphagnum from Florida I'm hoping it will be content growing indoors and in terrariums year round unlike northern temperate sphagnum which tends to get unhappy after a while indoors. The...
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    Flush For Victory + Fertilizer

    This post is about flushing your pots, I put it in Nepenthes since that's what I mainly grow but flushing your pots regularly with lots of water works wonders for almost any plant. Flushing increases aeration and oxygen flow in the root zone, preventing anaerobic conditions, it washes away any...
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    Artificially Feeding Drosera

    Howdy folks, So I have always mainly been a Nepenthes man but I've had a few Drosera in the past acquired through trades which always died because they didn't catch enough (i.e nothing beyond a very occasional gnat) in the terrariums. But I picked up a couple dews recently as I'm getting back...
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    How do I know how much pressure comes out of my water tap? R/O Pre-Shopping Questions

    I wanna buy a new R/O unit (the kind you connect to the faucet head) and most of them say you must have water coming out with at least 45 psi in order for it to operate correctly. Is there an easy way to find out how much pressure I have coming from my kitchen sink? I used to have an R/O system...
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    Nep cuttings: Chop up the sphagnum or use the long strands?

    Greetings folks, It's been a long time since I was here and a long time since I messed with my Neps at all beyond watering them (like 3+ years?) so I've kinda forgotten whether I should chop or grind up my long fiber sphagnum (the dry NZ stuff) or leave it as the long strands? I'm using...
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    Just for Whimgrinder (and others really)

    I know you are always chasing down folks using your imagery to sell plants, just like I'm chasing down people bootlegging my label's releaes releases or giving away downloads or using my art on their commercial products without paying me. I received this today from ASCAP Daily Breifing (The...
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    WordPress users: Do Not Update MarketPress to 3.0.1 at least not yet...

    Ok so I spent the last 4 days updating every single page of my online record shop to the new layout and today MarketPress the e-commerce (online store) plugin by WordPress (which is awesome in general) said to update to the new version. If you have an online shop DO NOT update to this new...
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    Anyone use Photo Umbrellas or Softboxes?

    I've ordered a pair of continuous lighting photo umbrellas so that I can properly light my artwork to photograph it. I bought the diffuse white umbrellas because they supposedly can eliminate shadows on the subject when placed correctly whereas the softboxes are said to simulate directional...
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    2015 NASC Items Show us what you got!

    I thought it might be nice to collect everyone's pics of what they got all in one post.
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    Defenders of the Chocolate

    A short article about the International Cocoa Quarantine Centre, an institution devoted to protecting the world's chocolate plant varieties. You can listen or read...
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    For all the Tea in China - Botanical Espionage

    Not CPs but still about plants & history. About the Scottish botanist who smuggled tea seeds from China...
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    Story of Life On Earth with David Attenbourough on Star Talk with Neil Tyson

    New today (1/18) you can listen here it's about an hour: http://www.startalkradio.net/show/the-story-of-life-on-earth-with-sir-david-attenborough/ Star Talk with Astrophysicist Neil Tyson will soon be broadcast also on TV, National Geographic channel soon as well.
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    Argentina Grants an Orangutan Human-Like Rights

    I started a bit of an argument on Facebook with this but I think it's an important step. Funny that it took a "2nd or 3rd world nation" to make this important first step. But I fully support it...
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    eBay sellers : I am curious about your current sales activity levels

    I've been an seller on eBay for a number of years now. I won't say what I sell, simply so it doesn't seem like I'm advertising (I rarely sell plants - so don't ask) but over the last year I have noticed sales dropping off dramatically, yet I have more items listed than ever before. My items for...
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    N. dubia x gymnamphora pollen available now

    If anyone wants pollen from the Leilani cross Nepenthes dubia x gymnamphora for use on your females drop me a PM. I just noticed today that my plant had flowered recently. Some are yet unopened so I can still get you some good fresh stuff. Open to US residents only I believe.
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    White Terraforums.com Logo Button Pin #2 Ships anywhere! (Est $2)

    Show everyone you meet just how much you love Terraforums.com with this 2 1/4" full color button with a white background. Button designed and manufactured by me specifically for the 2014 NASC auction. Front Back pin clasp Bidding is open to the whole world. I will pay the shipping...
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    Black Terraforums Logo Button Pin #2 Ships anywhere! (bluemax $4)

    Show everyone you meet just how much you love Terraforums.com with this 2 1/4" full color button with a black background. Designed and manufactured by me for the 2014 NASC auction. Front Pin Back Bidding is open to the whole world. I will pay the shipping wherever in the world it...
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    Black Terraforums.com Logo Button Pin Ships anywhere! (chibae $4)

    Show everyone you meet just how much you love Terraforums.com with this 2 1/4" full color button with a black background. Designed and manufactured by me. Front Pin Back Bidding is open to the whole world. I will pay the shipping wherever in the world it ends up going to. Bidding...
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    White Terraforums.com Logo Button Pin Ships anywhere! (Est $4)

    Show everyone you meet just how much you love Terraforums.com with this 2 1/4" full color button with a white background designed and manufactured by me specifically for the 2014 NASC auction. Front Back pin clasp Bidding is open to the whole world. I will pay the shipping cost...
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    N. clipeata & N. northiana potting media & placement suggestions

    I've been growing Nepenthes clipeata (clone 3) and Nepenthes northiana from Wistuba since 2011 and in that time they haven't done much compared to my other Nepenthes who will have reached their second vine cutting in that time. I am growing them both in my LL chamber (which actually doesn't...
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