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AIPC Special Issues on Carnivorous Plants (English)

We’re excited to have permission to share the AIPC Special Issue magazines by the Associazione Italiana Piante Carnivore; a carnivorous plant society based in Italy.  After receiving several requests, their editorial group translated these issues for English-speaking audiences. The magazines feature a wealth of information along with beautiful photos of carnivorous plants […]

Which Grow Lights Are Best? – Part 3

Which grow lights are best depends on quite a few factors as we’ve seen in Part 1 (light quality) and Part 2 (light quantity). It also depends on what you are wanting to achieve with the setup and whether primary or supplemental lighting is necessary. Most of the material covered in this series […]

How Much Light Do Carnivorous Plants Need? – Part 2

In Part 1, we talked about what type of light carnivorous plants need, but what about how much light they need? In the context of helping us make better decisions for our grow setups, this question is really three questions: […]

What Type of Light Do Carnivorous Plants Need? – Part 1

Figuring out what type of light carnivorous plants need to grow well indoors can be a daunting task. This is partially due to the needs of the plant, the configuration of the growing space, and the number of lighting options available. It’s also largely due to the fact that light itself can be complicated to […]

Carnivorous Plants of Ohio

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.

One day we headed north to hike at John Bryan State Park.  Inside the visitor […]

Fungus Gnats: Control and Prevention for Carnivorous Plants

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. […]

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