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Carnivorous Plants; UK native.

Posted: Today at 17:32

VELDA FLOATING PLANT ISLAND - ROUND 35cm https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B003ASLSKA/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_0hDrxbYH0WSRV


There's a link to the type of pot I use. It's a fabric material so water can flow through but the soil stays instead. The black ring has polystyrene in to keep it afloat. I've put plastic inside the fabric to act as a barrier to the pond water so I have a little control on watering but how much that is needed I'm not sure.


They are lovely things as they can be linked together to make floating islands that drift around in the breeze.

Carnivorous Plants; UK native.

Posted: Today at 16:41


Here's my floater! As you can see it sits proudly above the surface and I lined the pot with plastic so that it isn't *in* the pond so much as floating around in a bucket. I'm going to experiment with gluing gravel to the pot to disguise the black flotation part of it without weighing it down too much so that it submerged the plant.

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: Today at 16:32

Afternoon all. School been and gone and I'm now home fully intending on a rest before I start the cleaning. Reggie exploded throughout the house yesterday so now everywhere smells of bleach... which is at least better than the alternative. Hopefully I can get the place a little more homely.

Carnivorous Plants; UK native.

Posted: Today at 13:41

That's beautiful KeenbutGreen. I'm looking at plants for the garden (around and floating in pots in the pond since it attracts quite the flying feast for them).

Carnivorous Plants; UK native.

Posted: Today at 07:04

Cheers Fidget; have you used that company? I've found a few places but would love recommendations.


Keenongreen; where did you get yours from? do they live outside all year?

IT'S MY BIRTHDAY....PART TWO

Posted: Today at 06:58

Thanks everyone! :) 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: Today at 06:57

Morning all. Haven't caught up yet; you chatty devil's!


I have a day at the museum (school group) to break up my roadshow with the ambulance service in Bradford. It's been great fun so I am grateful for the rest! That old ambulance + rush hour traffic isn't the most fun!

Carnivorous Plants; UK native.

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 21:57

Philippa I have a pitcher that floats in a basket in my pond. It was in there all winter (froze solid) and is now flowering! I want to add some others too it (I am fascinated by carnivorous plants) but could do with advice even if it is just limited to where to get them from!

Titchmarsh oin Chelsea FS 2016 Compost Heap?

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 21:53

Kitty; I honestly think Montys father was the Jolly Green Giant.

Carnivorous Plants; UK native.

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 21:38

Is anyone here a carnivorous hobby grower in the UK that might permit me to bombard them with questions?

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