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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) Available

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.

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