Normal view MARC view ISBD view

The savage garden : cultivating carnivorous plants /

by D'Amato, Peter.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Berkeley [Ca.] : Ten Speed Press, c2013Edition: Rev. ed.Description: x, 374 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781607744108; 1607744104.Subject(s): Carnivorous plants
Contents:
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.
Summary: Presents a comprehensive guide to carnivorous plants, describing the principal species and providing detailed growing information and tips on soil, water, lighting, and propagation.
List(s) this item appears in: New to the Library: January 2014
Item type Location Call number Status Date due
Lending Books Tall Shelves SB425.5 .D26 2013 (Browse shelf) Checked out 11/13/2014

Includes index.

"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.

University of Washington | School of Environmental and Forest Sciences | College of the Environment

Powered by Koha