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Plants earning their keep....

Posted by CJ-Speciosa none (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 19, 13 at 17:55

So we had a party two weeks ago and because of all the ins and outs, the house was filled with house flies. Eventually, they ALL made their way to the kitchen window, where there were hungry plants resting on the sill.

My fly trap caught 5 of them and while tending to my pitcher plant, I discovered it had gotten 3 of them!! I don't know why it excites me so much, but the fact that these plants did what they were supposed to do and did it naturally really go me going.

I was wondering if having five traps eat at once would be okay for my fly trap? I've never fed it that much, and really I barely feed it as is.

I just hope it's not too much food at once.


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RE: Plants earning their keep....

It's fine, I'd worry more about keeping these in the house. VFTs and Purple pitcher plants are not house plants an belong outside.


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RE: Plants earning their keep....

No plant is a "house plant" and they all belong outside.


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That being said they are thriving. More so then most that I've seen.


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Wow! those pitchers have an amazing deep purple color, very nice, however your raising them, looking good .


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Thanks. It's all in the spot you put them. And of course, keeping them moist at all times.


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Beautiful plants!


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RE: Plants earning their keep....

CJ, too bad you cant enter the cobra nest in a CP show, you would prob get best in show.


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