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By Panman
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thepitchergrower wrote: Mon Oct 04, 2021 2:53 am Lol I like that you are recycling containers for pots... I do the same
You mean that is not their true purpose? Why else would they provide the integrated humidity domes? :lol:
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By tracieh
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I know they should most likely be a lot bigger but these guys are about a year and a half old. I had them under grow lights for too long but for the past month or 2 they have been thriving in the sunshine.

I shared them in a facebook group once when they were smaller and people had a lot to say about what they looked like- from mexican casserole to something I was getting ready to roll haha
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By tracieh
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elaineo wrote: Wed Oct 06, 2021 7:38 pm @tracieh have you transplanted them at all, or are they just growing where you sowed them? That is seriously cool!

I have not transplanted them at all yet. I planted them the same day as I harvested and it only took like 2 weeks to see signs of life if I'm remembering right. They are just slooooooow growers!
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By Panman
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We are just finishing up our first week of the contest. Here are the current standings.
sundewd 10
Nepenthes0260 7
Panman 7
optique 6
CPhunter101 5
Apollyon 5
DragonEye 4
tracieh 3

sundewd is ahead with a pretty good lead, but the leader in these contests can change quickly. Plus, I am sure there are more seed grown plants out there waiting to have their time in the limelight.

Which brings me to another topic. A little bird told me that some people get intimidated by the gorgeous pictures of plants that are shared in our contests. Because of that, they don't submit an entry as they feel that they cannot win. Please, allow me to encourage you to submit your photos, regardless of what you think are your chances of winning. While the prize is absolutely a great part of the contest, an equally important part is sharing your experiences with the community. You never know, what you feel might be a pitiful picture might strike a chord with the community. Plus, I can guarantee that you will get at least 1 like on your post.

So, let's see your CP kids!
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By Carnies
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Baby flytraps I sowed about 6 months ago. I got another full pot of em!
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Two and a half weeks left and we have had some great submissions so far. Here are the standings today:
sundewd 10
Panman 8
Nepenthes0260 7
optique 7
Apollyon 6
geekdad 6
CPhunter101 5
DragonEye 5
tracieh 5
Plant_master 4
Carnies 2

It is still anyone's contest! We have had entries come from way behind to win in the last few days. What that means is that there is still plenty of time to get your entry into the mix! I know there are more pictures out there, so lets see them!
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And if you haven't voted yet, what are you waiting for? Check out our entries and give your favorites a thumbs up!
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If only I had sown seeds from the beginning. Haha, I only started about a year ago. All your seedlings look great! My capensis seedlings are taking forever to grow
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geekdad wrote: Thu Oct 07, 2021 3:51 pm Here’s a photo of random Sarracenia seeds that I sowed a little over a year ago.
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They look so good with the sphagnum moss!
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Just over a week left and here are the standings:
sundewd 10
geekdad 8
Panman 8
Nepenthes0260 7
optique 7
Apollyon 6
tracieh 6
CPhunter101 5
DragonEye 5
Plant_master 5
Carnies 3

It is still a tight race. Be sure to go back through all of our entries and vote for your favorites. Remember, there are two pages to look at.
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I haven't had a chance to update the standings but there is only 1 day left in the contest. Look back through all of the entries and vote for your favorite!

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