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  1. SerMuncherIV

    NECPS 13th Annual Fall Carnivorous Plant Show!

    The 13th Annual NECPS Show at the Tower Hill Botanical Gardens in MA is only days away! Last year's show was amazing - there were hundreds of plants for display and sale and well over 2000 people attended. This is the largest annual gathering of CP growers on the East Coast. If you're in the...
  2. Cthulhu138

    NECPS Bog Rebuild

    The NECPS finally decided to take some action on our very overgrown bog at the Roger Williams Botanical Center in Providence RI. Here is the bog before the demo. It was extremely overgrown with grasses, sedges, ferns, oxalis and many other various weeds. Plants had just been stuck in there...
  3. Dave S.

    CP Photo contest for an NECPS and Tower Hill Advertising Campaign

    The NECPS and Tower Hill Botanic Garden are jointly planning to promote our 13th Annual Carnivorous Plant Show on September 10 & 11 next year. We are searching for a high resolution cp image that will be used for our huge posters, plentiful post cards and other media promoting the show. We are...
  4. SubRosa

    Ant Plants

    These were gifts from DaveS at last year's NECPS show. First is Hydnophytum formicarium, second is Myrmecodia tuberosa:
  5. SerMuncherIV

    NECPS September Show

    Hello fellow NECPS members, Unfortunately, I was out of town and unable to attend today's meeting, so beyond what was sent in the August newsletter and what's on the NECPS proboards, I have no idea how the September 5/6 show is going to run. Despite the fact that my collection is small and...
  6. Axelrod12

    in situ CP weekend

    I spent this weekend visiting different CP sites throughout New England. The first stop was a failed attempt to see Pinguicula vulgaris in New Hampshire with Natch. The site is at the top of a large talus slope. We were able to get about 3/4 of the way up but then got stuck at a thick treeline...
  7. Cthulhu138

    Just Crossed These Two P.laueana Clones.......

    I cross pollinated these 2 distinct clones of P.laueana last night. I'm 100% unsure of the lineage of either plant. I will post updates here as to the progress of the seed pods and any resulting seedlings that (hopefully) occur from the crossing. This clone was purchased from an East Coast...
  8. Cthulhu138

    Speakers and Vendors Needed for the NECPS Annual show 2015 !

    Hello all, the New England Carnivorous Plant Society will be holding or 2015 show at a new venue for the 1st time in over 10 Years ! This years show will be held at Tower Hill Botanical Garden in Bolton Massachusetts on September 5th and 6th. We've got plenty of vendor space space available to...
  9. Cthulhu138

    Tuberous Drosera

    After speaking with several members here among other growers, I have realized that there are more misconceptions about successfully growing these plants than I had thought. I wrote the care sheet below last year for the NECPS members to use as a guide for their cultivation and I hope that it can...
  10. Cthulhu138

    NECPS 11th Annual Fall Carnivorous Plant Show !!!!!

    That time of year is upon us again ! Time for the Annual NECPS Fall Carnivorous Plant Show ! Bring plants for show, bring plants for trade, bring yourself and have a great time at this weekend long bash ! http://www.necps.org/show2014.html If you do intend on bringing plants to show off...
  11. kahnli

    My trip to a NH bog

    I cannot take credit for the photos, my camera defaulted, a friend was kind enough to share photos with me in order to share with the community here... This place was so amazing! We had to Kayak out to see the floating stands of Sarracenia, Drosera and Utricularia. All this on top of the NECPS...
  12. Cthulhu138

    1st Annual NECPS Pre Fall Carnivorous Plant Show - Salem, NH

    The New England Carnivorous Plant Society will be hosting our 1st annual pre show to our huge annual fall extravaganza on August 9th and 10th at Lake Street Garden Center in Salem New Hampshire ! All are invited to attend and encouraged to bring plants for public display ! Come if you can, it's...
  13. Cthulhu138

    NECPS Bog Trip - Western Massachusetts - August, 2014

    Today the NECPS got together in western Massachusetts to visit a few of the local bogs. We toured 3 different sites in the region and saw some amazing plants. Site #1. While the CP's we saw at this site were impressive, the orchids stole the show today. The general habitat where all the...
  14. Cthulhu138

    NECPS Bog Trip - Cape Cod, MA - 2014

    Today a few of the NECPS members took a trip to a few bogs on the Cape. We visited 3 different locations, all somewhat close to each other yet all ecologically different. Site # 1 The entrance road and habitats where we found the plants . A fairly dry site, very unique among New England bog...
  15. Cthulhu138

    Speakers/Presenters Needed for NECPS Annual Fall Show Oct. 4-5 !

    Hello all, The New England Carnivorous Plant Society has begun planning the annual fall show, Oct. 4-5 in Providence Rhode Island. We are in need of speakers and presenters for any and all carnivorous plant related topics from beginner to expert level material. If you've got an idea that you'd...
  16. Cthulhu138

    June 2014 NECPS Meeting at UCONN and Bog Walk in CT

    This past Saturday we had one of our most interesting meetings to date. Mat Opel was kind enough to host our June meeting at the UCONN greenhouses which he oversees and maintains. Here are some pitiful pics of a small part of their collection. Greeting you right at the door of the Life Sciences...
  17. NatchGreyes

    N. Rokko (AKA Wolfplant) Rooted Cuttings + U. calycifida 'Asenath Waite' For Trade

    Edit: This offer is closed. After selling a couple Rokko cuttings to pay for housing, I decided to donate the rest of these extras to friends who didn't have such luck with rooting cuttings, the NECPS, UNH, and a few others.
  18. NatchGreyes

    Large Box of Nepenthes cuttings courtesy NECPS courtesy UNH - Rhizomatous $6

    Hey Everyone: I am offering, on behalf of the NECPS, a large flat rate box's worth of Nepenthes x ventrata and Nepenthes 'Miranda' cuttings. I cut these yesterday (Friday, April 12, 2014) afternoon at UNH's greenhouse for the NECPS. Dave S., our President, elected to share the wealth and have...
  19. NatchGreyes

    Genlisea hispidula bloomed!

    Hey Everyone: I somehow missed the flower on the stalk, but my Genlisea hispidula bloomed. I've taken a couple shots of the flower on the floor of the terrarium: I'm not entirely sure how I missed the bloom; it must be very short lived. I've been checking every morning and evening and...
  20. Dave S.

    One Nepenthes villosa seedling from Mt. Kinabalu - costanza $36

    I bought a few N. villosa seedlings from a vendor at our 2013 Annual NECPS Show last year. I have them growing in live LFS with temperatures around 50F at night under T5 and LED lights. All of the yellow N. villosa seedlings are pictured below were labeled to be from Mt. Kinabalu...
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