Contact the VCPS

Members are encouraged to ask questions on the VCPS forumas there are many people viewing your question which means you will get a better and quicker answer.

Frequently asked questions

Question 1

The most common question we get is about a strange unknown "carnivorous plant" that is reddish,tubular with a star on top that has suddenly appeared in someones garden.

Answer - This is actually a fungus in the genus Aseroe that attracts insects but is not carnivorous.

Question 2

Where can I obtain a particular plant?

Answer - Members can ask at meetings and on the VCPS forum.They also have access to the VCPS seedbank ,otherwise please refer to the suppliers page

Question 3

Where can I see a particular plant in the wild?

Answer - The VCPS does not usually give out location data for plants.

Question 4

Where can I buy peat moss in Melbourne?

Answer - Garden City Plastics sells large bales for approximately $35 (April 2014).

Bunnings sells 5 Litre bales for approximately $6 (April 2014).

Question 5

I am having trouble getting the digital journal or you did not send me a password to the latest one.

Answer - Despite best efforts mistakes do sometimes happen ,we encourage you to send a message and will do our best to sort out the problem.


Do not send any LINKS or HTML CODE in your message!

Note :Please keep your message concise with correct spelling.Emails with bad spelling or strange characters will be assumed to be spam.A common problem when people dont get a reply is that they unintentionally supply an incorrect email address.If you dont receive a reply within a week please check your entered email address and resend.We try to reply to all genuine emails however if you are a member and don't get an answer please use the VCPS forum.For enquiries from non members we usually do not reply to webmail addresses with domain names such as Yahoo,gmail,hotmail etc.Privacy Policy.

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1 Pollard Place
Sunbury Vic 3429