Bog Garden II: planting

After a few days waiting for the peat moss to hydrate, I figured things had settled as much as they were going to. First, I trimmed the excess pond liner and then in went the plants! Super-easy transplanting – scoop an appropriate hole with your hands, and tip in the greenery.

Click through to see notes on what went where.

the bog

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Sarracenia purpurea

Sarracenia purpurea

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Sarracenia rubra

Sarracenia rubra

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Cypripedium reginae (1 year old plants, just getting started after dormancy)

Cypripedium reginae youngling

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Sarracenia flava (also year-old plants)

They’re either ornata or rubricorpora – I lost the tag on the pot.

Sarracenia flava

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And finally a tribute to Watkins Glen in the ’70s. I was there before the rowdiness got going, but read about it in car magazines. As I recall, burning the bus was the proverbial straw that broke the camel’s back.

The Bog wants the bus!!

“The Bog wants the bus! The Bog wants the bus!”

One thought on “Bog Garden II: planting

  1. Jealousy.

    Careful of the “Quickpeat” in case of much rain. Might be awhile before it settles. :D

    s