Facts about Sarracenia Carnivorous Plants

If you live near or frequent wilderness areas in Texas, the eastern seaboard and the Great Lakes area, chances are you have encountered the Sarracenia carnivorous plants.  These unique species are endemic in these places as well as in southeastern Canada. Eight to eleven species comprise the genus Sarracenia, which are commonly called the North […]

Carnivorous Plants – Secrets of the best care!

Much joy and excitement will be had when you buy your first of many carnivorous plants. Whether it’s a sundew, venus flytrap, or pitcher plant that’s your first purchase of this type, you might quickly realize you don’t know how to give it the best care. If you find yourself in this situation, this is […]

Carnivore Plants – Top 5 To Keep At Home

If you are new to carnivore plants, then deciding what ones to keep at home might seem like a daunting task.  You will want to get one that is easy to care for, but are probably hoping to get the most interesting carnivorous plants available.  Keeping the care requirements, the unique appearance, and the ‘cool […]

Nepenthes pitcher plant – native habitats

Nepenthes pitcher plants were first discovered in the middle of the 17th century.  They became quite popular in Great Britain in the 19th century, with much effort spent discovering new varieties to bring home for the wealthy to cultivate.  These plant hunting missions lead to the discovery that the Nepenthes pitcher plants have an extensive […]

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 […]

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