As you probably already know, carnivorous plants require some attention if you’re to grow them successfully. But why wouldn’t you want to pay attention to them? They’re amazing plants! While there are quite a few supplies that can make carnivorous plant care easier, we came up with a list of our favorites. […]
The easiest and most obvious way to feed carnivorous plants is to let them do what they’re designed for and that’s to catch bugs! But what if your carnivorous plants are indoors and don’t have a chance to take part in the bug buffet outside or you don’t have time to collect bugs for them? […]
Whether your carnivorous plants are indoors or you happen to live in a relatively bug free area (lucky!), you may have decided it’s necessary to begin supplying them with some alternate food sources. However, effectively feeding a carnivorous plant varies depending on what kind it is, so let’s take a look at how to […]
One sad part of living in Southwestern Ohio (besides the weather) is the region’s distinct lack of carnivorous plants. We envy folks fortunate to have native species growing practically in their back yards, or within a short drive.
Kurtis and I (Elizabeth) had the opportunity to visit Fraser Island off the coast of Australia a few weeks ago, what an amazing place! Fraser Island is the biggest sand island in the world. It’s covered with a wide variety of ecosystems including rainforest, fresh water lakes, swamps, and sandblows.
Neem Oil is extracted from Neem trees and contains a compound called Azadirachtin that is useful for fighting common plant pests such as fungus gnat larvae, spider mites, and grasshoppers (see larger list below). Once Azadirachtin has been ingested by pests, it acts as an appetite suppressor and growth inhibitor causing failure […]
Fungus gnats are a common pest that can plague carnivorous plants. They are small and dark in color and can often be seen flying near the surface of damp soil. While adult fungus gnats aren’t harmful to carnivorous plants (and may even be a free source of food!), the larvae can cause severe damage. […]