Return to the Bog Garden Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
newbie look to start a bog with black elephant ears and pitchers

Posted by elvinwei Nor Cal (My Page) on
Fri, Jun 22, 07 at 18:26

i am totally new to bog gardens
i am not even sure what zone i am in because up till now i have been growing indoors (orchids, carnivorous plants)

i was thinking of using a kiddie pool and wanted to plant the black elephant ears and the purple pitcher plants

would that work? and what kind of soil should i use?


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: newbie look to start a bog with black elephant ears and pitch

  • Posted by wfike 8, Atlanta, Ga. (My Page) on
    Sun, Jul 1, 07 at 20:00

Those two plants require totaly different soils and nutrient requirements. Elephant ears require more moisture than some plants but not bog type moisture. They would rot pretty quick.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Bog Garden Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here