About the Finn in the other end of the cable

Eastern Finland, Finland
Hello and thank you for visiting my blog! I'm DW and I'm 19 years old Finnish guy who has grown carnivorous plants since 2009 alongside with orchids, bromeliads, cacti and chilies. Besides growing plants I keep this blog, take photos, cook, read books and watch movies. At the moment I'm highschool graduate studying audiovisual communication in career college. For contacts my e-mail address is kihokki01[at]gmail[dot]com. You can also find here my grow list and want list

Friday, September 28, 2012

Colours of the Fall

Hello! Long time no see.

I have a good reason why I haven't written here for a while. I just had the big tests that mean a lot for my future and I really wanted some time to focus on them.

Thanks for everybody reading my blog. I was just amazed when I saw that on 20.9.2012 my blog had 59 pageviews. Only during one day. Total of my pageviews are now over 4000 and it's all thanks to you. Thank you for reading my blog.

In my previous post I promised you some news about my Sarracenia. This blog post I'll start with my favourite. Sarracenia psittacina. Photobucket Photobucket

Followed by some hybrids including Sarracenia purpurea

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This year I'm especially proud of all of my North american plants. Flytraps made a big suprise this year growing better than ever because of greenhouse conditions.

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Flytrap in this picture used to have only those 2 brown leaves which you can see dried in the picture. Plant then started producing nicer leaf rosette after repotting and made another plant right beside another. They will grow into some beautiful flytraps during next summers.

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Drosera venusta was first happy about greenhouse conditions but then started dying the biggest rosette and now the plant has smaller rosettes which are growing well.

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Drosera binata grew all nicely during summer forming many flowerstalk but didn't produce any seeds.

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Non carnivorous bromeliad Cryptanthus sp. turned all red in the greenhouse Ending this blog post with flowers

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Drosera capensis. Not special but still pretty.

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Pinguicula moctezumae. Received this plant from Zlatokrt.
The plant had a flowerstalk when it arrived and after a while it flowered and is now pollinated with pollen of Pinguicula emarginata because it was only other Pinguicula blooming at the moment I'll be waiting for seeds of Pinguicula moctezumae x emarginata to rippen. I also made this cross vice versa pollinating P. emarginata with P. moctezumae's pollen so I will hopefully have Pinguicula emarginata x moctezumae seeds soon too.

That's all for now. Soon I will put my temperate plants in regridgerator for their winter dormancy and I will then focus on my tropical plants. See you later.