May 16, 2023
QUESTION:Sarracenia purchased last spring and summer I planted in an outdoor bog garden, in fall I covered the entire planter with a foot of leaves. I live in Wisconsin. I uncovered a couple weeks …
May 15, 2023
Q/A #89 - Is It My Dad's Fault My Plants Died?
QUESTION:My Venus flytraps and Sarracenia died over winter!! I put them in the garage for dormancy where it's around 40°F (4°C). I live in USDA Zone 5B. My father told me that I did not n …
May 2, 2023
Q/A #81 - Careful Not to Overheat Your Flytraps
QUESTION: I’m very impressed with a Venus Flytrap I got from you, so I ordered a second one. I'm really confused about dormancy. I heard it’s not the temperature that makes them go in the dormanc …
May 1, 2023
Q/A #80 - Red Dragon Flytrap Dried Out
QUESTION: I have had the plant about 1 month I put it outside on the deck. This gets full sun. Shade the last couple hours of the day. I kept it in the same container it was shipped in and didn’t …
March 14, 2023
Q/A #51 - Moving Plants to Outside
QUESTION: When should i introduce my plants to the outdoors? I live in northern Indiana, and I have a Drosera capensis, Sarracenia flava, and a Venus Flytrap. In the summer we get temperatur …
February 22, 2023
Q/A #39 - Flytraps Need Special Care for a Colorado Winter
QUESTION: I have a Dente and Red Dragon Flytrap, and I live in Denver, CO. I hope I'm wrong, but can you please tell me if they are dead? Their rhizomes look brown and mushy. I fear th …
January 17, 2023
Q/A #19 - No Pitchers on a Large Nepenthes
QUESTION: At a previous home, I had gorgeous Nepenthes in a greenhouse. I moved and now have it in a south-facing bay window, 65°F (18°C) with a humidifier. They have curling tendrils but no …
December 30, 2022
Q/A #5 - Did a Sudden Freeze Kill My Flytrap and Sarracenia?
QUESTION: I tried to be brave and keep my plants outside, but I'm honestly afraid the cold has killed them. I'm growing two Venus Flytraps and a Sarracenia purpurea. I'm in zone 6 and we haven't …
December 29, 2022
Q/A #4 - Red Dragon Flytrap Dying In a Glass Pot on a Windowsill.
QUESTION: I have several of your plants and they are all doing well. But I do have a few questions about my Red Dragon Flytrap. I do know it's the dormant season, but am unsure of what …
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