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.



#5 – Square Pots

Square Pots

Square pots utilize space more efficiently compared to round pots which can be important for larger collections.

Round Pots - Wasted Space

Red areas = wasted space

Square Pots - No Wasted Space

Almost no wasted space

From the pictures you can see how much valuable real estate is lost in the gaps between round pots. Square pots fill in these gaps, which not only creates a larger planting area, but also gives plant roots more room to spread out.



#4 – Standard 1020 Nursery Flats

Seed TrayWe’re not talking about the nursery flats you find at your local garden center or grocery store though. Those flats tend to be thin and brittle which can be problematic, especially if you’re using said trays to hold standing water for bog plants. *Walks into room to find flat mysteriously developed pinhole overnight, all contents drained on floor.*


You’ll be much better off with sturdier nursery flats like these. They’re thicker than the store-bought flats and can withstand multiple uses over a longer period of time.



#3 – Jeweler’s Loupe

Jeweler's Loupe