Common Pests Of Carnivorous Plants

Some people would be surprised that there are some bugs and pests that can be a nuisance and wreak havoc on carnivorous plants.  Well, there are a few different insects that damage carnivorous plants with ease until they are properly controlled.  We had a recent question on the blog asking for help getting rid of […]

Best Selling Carnivorous Plants Books!

This is a follow up post to my last one on the best selling carnivorous plants.  This time we are looking at Amazon’s top selling carnivorous plants books.  I had to do a bit of sorting and editing of the list because when I searched the site a few of the best selling ones weren’t […]

Cultivation tips for the fly trap plant

That old fish bowl or antiquated aquarium gathering dust in your attic might have some use after all. That is if you’re planning to cultivate the exotic fly trap plant, which is quite easy to grow. There are only few requirements for these carnivorous plants to thrive: acidic soil, high humidity, wet roots, and full […]

Carnivorous Plants are in need of conservation help

The benefits that could be derived from carnivorous plants go beyond their being conversation pieces in your home’s terrarium or as interesting nursery collections. These unique plants could serve as educational tools to inspire students about the many wonders of nature and spark interest in environmental conservation. Like other creatures of the wild, carnivorous plants […]

Carnivorous Plants Terrarium – Before setting one up, remember…

Setting up a carnivorous plants terrarium is an exciting task because it takes your hobby of keeping carnivore plants to a whole new level. Terrariums also allow you to properly display your carnivorous plants and show off the specimens you have grown yourself. Just like when keeping any of these plants at home, there are […]

Terrarium Plants – Guide to setting up a carnivorous terrarium

Setting up a carnivorous plants terrarium can be a daunting task if you haven’t had carnivore plants for a very long time. With a carnivorous terrarium, plants are able to grow in a more natural environment and with proper humidity so you will see the benefits of such a terrarium in no time at all. […]

Buying your first carnivorous plant set?

The colorful nature and weird characteristics of carnivorous plants have made them ideal for many gardeners and enthusiasts. They can be placed in almost any kind of garden, from flowering to herbal ones. They can help not only in providing beauty and attraction to a garden but in controlling the population of the insects in […]

Venus Fly Traps – Keep Your Carnivorous Plant Thriving

Venus fly traps are among the most interesting plants alive because they are some of a small number of plants that are actually carnivorous. It’s this quirk that makes the venus fly traps such a popular plant for people of all ages. Of course, it also means that they have a few special requirements – […]

Carnivorous Garden Part 3 – Building your carnivorous garden

Now that you know what a carnivorous garden is, and how to design a carnivorous bog garden, you are hopefully considering building one yourself.  Lucky for you, the process of building your bog garden is easier than you might think once you know the steps.  You can even have some fun doing it too!  By […]

Carnivorous Garden Part 2 – Design Tips

When planning your first carnivorous garden, you may be overwhelmed by all the options and choices you will need to make. In the first article in the carnivorous garden series, I introduced the idea of starting your own bog garden featuring insectivorous plants. This article will focus on key design tips for this type of […]

Carnivorous Garden Part 1 – What are they?

With the worldwide interest in carnivorous plants, it comes as no surprise that some people attempt to push things to the next level. If you’ve had carnivorous plants for awhile, and are wondering what else you can do with these fascinating plants, maybe a carnivorous garden is the next step for you. Carnivorous gardens can […]

Carnivorous Plants Seeds – How to Collect Them

If your carnivorous plant has produced a flower, you may be interested in gathering the seeds to try germinating the plants yourself.  Collecting carnivorous plants seeds is easier than you think.  There are a few things you need to know about the flowers, the best time to collect the seeds, and how to collect them […]

5 Secrets to Planting Carnivorous Seeds

Whether you just bought your first carnivorous plants or you’ve been growing them for years, you may come to the point where you want to start growing some from seeds.  There are some secret tips that will make growing your carnivorous seeds so easy you’ll wonder why you didn’t try it earlier!  When you are […]

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