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The Savage Garden, Revised

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The Savage Garden, Revised by Peter D'Amato
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Jul 02, 2013 | ISBN 9781607744108

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Praise

“If you’re a carnivorous plant aficionado, you will love the book. If you’re new to these plants, you too will become hooked.”
Chicago Tribune

“Discusses each species in detail—from the well-known Venus flytrap to dewy pines and rainbow plants. Ample color photos show an amazing range of form, texture, and color. Don’t miss the last chapter, ‘Other Savage Plants from the Demented Mind of Mother Nature.'”
Columbus Dispatch

“The most comprehensive guide to this unusual plant world.”
Sacramento Bee

“A bible for growers.”
San Antonio Express-News

Table Of Contents

Preface
Introduction: What Are Carnivorous Plants?

Part One
The Basics of Cultivation
Soils * Water * The Water Tray Method * Pottery and 
Containers * Natural Light * Dormancy * Artificial 
Light * Feeding Your Plants * Fertilizing Carnivores * Carnivorous Plants as Pest Controllers * Pests and Diseases 
 
Part Two
Where to Grow Carnivorous Plants
Growing Carnivorous Plants Outdoors *  Bog Gardens * Windowsill Growing     Terrariums and Tanks * Greenhouses 
 
Part Three
The Plants AND HOW TO GROW THEM
The Venus Flytrap   
The American Pitcher Plants         
The Cobra Plant       
The Sun Pitchers     
The Sundews
The West Australian Pitcher Plant
The Dewy Pine
The Rainbow Plants
The Butterworts
The Bladderworts
The Tropical Pitcher Plants
Other Savage Plants from the Demented Mind of Mother Nature
      
Appendices
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Photography and Illustration Credits
Index

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