Killer plants : growing and caring for flytraps, pitcher plants, and other deadly flora / Molly Williams ; illustrated by Marisol Ortega.

By: Williams, Molly (Molly E.) [author.]Contributor(s): Ortega, Marisol [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Philadelphia : Running Press, 2020Edition: First editionDescription: 152 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cmISBN: 0762499265; 9780762499267Subject(s): Carnivorous plants | House plants -- Care | Carnivorous plants -- CareLOC classification: SB432.7 | .W55 2020
Contents:
Welcome to the bizarre world of killer plants -- an introduction. Snap, fall, or stick: The lowdown on botanical death traps -- Getting started -- Carnivorous houseplant plant care 101 -- The carnivorous cast -- a species-by-species guide to caring for carnivorous plants. Snap traps -- Bladder trap -- Pitfall traps -- Flypaper traps -- Rare carnivorous plants you may never find -- Carnivorous plant resources -- a (non-exhaustive) guide to societies, sellers, and cultivators. Where in the world can I find a carnivorous plant in nature? -- Carnivorous plant societies -- Carnivorous plant shops.
Summary: "Carnivorous plants: they're weird, they're gorgeous, and they're the perfect addition to your urban jungle of pothos, snake plants, and succulents. However, they can also be intimidating to grow and care for. Let Killer Plants be your guide as it walks you through the different types of carnivorous plants and how to keep each variety alive and well" --
Holdings
Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Lending Books Elisabeth C. Miller Library
Tall Shelves
SB425.5 .W55 2020 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 39352800183485
Total holds: 0

Includes index.

Welcome to the bizarre world of killer plants -- an introduction. Snap, fall, or stick: The lowdown on botanical death traps -- Getting started -- Carnivorous houseplant plant care 101 -- The carnivorous cast -- a species-by-species guide to caring for carnivorous plants. Snap traps -- Bladder trap -- Pitfall traps -- Flypaper traps -- Rare carnivorous plants you may never find -- Carnivorous plant resources -- a (non-exhaustive) guide to societies, sellers, and cultivators. Where in the world can I find a carnivorous plant in nature? -- Carnivorous plant societies -- Carnivorous plant shops.

"Carnivorous plants: they're weird, they're gorgeous, and they're the perfect addition to your urban jungle of pothos, snake plants, and succulents. However, they can also be intimidating to grow and care for. Let Killer Plants be your guide as it walks you through the different types of carnivorous plants and how to keep each variety alive and well" --

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