|Item type||Location||Call number||Status||Date due|
|Lending Books||Tall Shelves||SB425.5 .D26 2013 (Browse shelf)||Checked out||05/08/2015|
"American Horticultural Society Book Award Winner. Garden Writers Association of America Quill & Trowel Award Winner"--Cover.
A previous edition of this work was published in the United States in paperback by Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, in 1998.
Soils -- Water -- The water tray method -- Pottery and containers -- Natural light -- Dormancy -- Artificial light -- Feeding your plants -- Fertilizing carnivores -- Carnivorous plants as pest controllers -- Pests and diseases -- Growing carnivorous plants outdoors -- Bog gardens -- Windowsill growing -- Terrariums and tanks -- Greenhouse -- The Venus flytrap -- The American pitcher plants -- The cobra plant -- The sun pitchers -- The sundews -- The West Australian pitcher plant -- The dewy pine -- The rainbow plants -- The butterworts -- The bladderworts -- The tropical pitcher plants -- Other savage plants from the demented mind of Mother Nature.
Presents a comprehensive guide to carnivorous plants, describing the principal species and providing detailed growing information and tips on soil, water, lighting, and propagation.