Re: I'm a new list subscriber.

Rick Walker (
Thu, 12 May 1994 12:11:45 -0700


Welcome to the group,

> But now I'm out in the real world again, got the engineering job that
> 7 years of school and 2 degrees prepared me for, and I have the
> necessary resources to start cultivating plants again. I've planted
> some flower beds, a few vegetables and herbs, gathered a few tree
> seedlings (gonna take a stab at bonsai), thinking about trying to grow
> something completely different--mushrooms maybe, and now I've found
> the CP list. So I thought I'd pop in, see what's going on, and listen
> awhile. You probably shouldn't expect any scholarly advice from me,
> though!

My story is about the same. It is much easier to do a good job of
growing when you have the resources of an adult. I'm also dabbling
in tissue culture and mushroom growing.

> P.S. BTW--are there any really unusual, hard-to-get CPs that you
> don't hear about on a daily basis? Things that aren't sundews,
> VFs, bladderworts, or the like? Just curious.

I assume you know about Aldrovanda, Nepenthes, Pinguicula, Cephalotus,
Catopsis, Darlingtonia, Triphyophyllum, Byblis, Drosophyllum, Genlisia
and Heliamphora? (in addition to Dionaea, Utricularia, Drosera and

Rick Walker