Spring! Your plants wake up, put on a bedazzling flowery show, and start popping fresh pitchers. How excellent the show ends up being is dependent on what we do leading up to this time of year. So, how do we get our Sarracenia into tip-top shape and push their growth to the max?
I've had enough caterpillar pests to have firmly concluded that, within carnivorous plant collections, they are evil incarnate and must be dealt with without empathy or remorse.
It's with great excitement and sincere gratitude for continous support from the community, that I announce to you the official grand opening of the Carnivorous Plant Resource Growing Supplies Marketplace!`
Welcome! If you’re visiting this page, you’re new to carnivorous plants. We’ll outfit you with just the bare essentials here to get you familiar with the main groups of carnivorous plants and some basic care points – enough to keep that Venus flytrap or sundew happy and healthy while you study up on better ways [...]
Time to transplant or repot your Nepenthes? You've come to the right place! In this post, we'll cover the do's and don'ts of taking that tropical pitcher plant and building it a cozy new home where it will thrive for years to come. While Nepenthes pitcher plants tend to be more finicky than Sarracenia [...]
TLDR Venus Flytrap Care Summary Water Your Venus Flytrap with Distilled Water Ditch the Humidity Dome Plenty of Sunshine Feed Your Venus Flytrap (but not too much) Respect Your Flytrap's Dormancy Bonus Item: Enjoy Growing Your Venus flytrap!! Growing Venus Flytraps - Basic Care [...]
It's well-known among carnivorous plant growers that the plants require purified water. But what does "purified" mean, and why is it so important for healthy plants? Strap on your goggles, and let's dive into this water topic. What is purified water? Purified water is water that has gone through advanced filtration to remove impurities [...]
Terrariums are a spectacular way to grow many carnivorous plants. They maintain high humidity, keep temperatures constant, allow in ample light to keep plants happy, and provide a porthole through which you can monitor your plant’s progress. They’re also an elegant way to put plants on display as beautiful indoor and outdoor decorations. [...]
Transplanting Sarracenia (North American Pitcher Plants): I spent a good chunk of last weekend transplanting Sarracenia from the cramped pots they had become root bound in, to larger 20 gallon containers where they will be able to stretch their rhizomes and send out new runners (in turn creating new plants). During the process, I [...]