The savage garden : cultivating carnivorous plants / Peter D'Amato.
by D'Amato, Peter.Material type: BookPublisher: Berkeley [Ca.] : Ten Speed Press, c2013Edition: Rev. ed.Description: x, 374 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781607744108; 1607744104.Subject(s): Carnivorous plantsDDC classification: 635.9/3375
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"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.