Re: Intro

Thu, 26 May 1994 09:01:39 -0700 (MST)

On Wed, 25 May 1994 19:08:01 -0700 William S Linnell said:

Bill, hey, another MSU cp grower! I will be moving to East Lansing
next month. There is also another participant in the group, named
Jeff, who post occaisionally.

>1. Carnivorous Plant Newsletter has been mentioned a couple of times as a
>source of info. How can one subscribe (ie. What's their address)?

Can't help you there. My CPNs have already been packed for the trip!

>2. What are the benefits of growing in spagnum moss (living or dead) as
>compared to peat moss? I have both and am unsure if it makes any difference.
>(Drosera and Pitcher plants)

Living Sphagnum is much more aesthetically pleasing! Live moss is great for
Sarracenia. For small Drosera and Pinguicula one must be careful that the
living moss does not overgrow the cps. Since the moss can be thinned or
pressed back, this is really only a problem with seedlings or very small

Michael Chamberland