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    DescriptionCarnivorous plants are surprisingly easy to grow and range from the well-known Venus Flytrap to pitcher plants that can digest an entire rat. Peter D'Amato explains the ins and outs of choosing and cultivating these fascinating species.


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    Title
    The Savage Garden
    Subtitle
    Cultivating Carnivorous Plants
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter D'Amato
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 880 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781607744108
    ISBN 10: 1607744104
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: GAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WMP
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24270
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    B&T General Subject: 380
    Ingram Subject Code: GI
    Libri: I-GI
    B&T Approval Code: A71520000
    BISAC V2.8: GAR004000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: GAR010000
    B&T Approval Code: A62503000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: GAR017000, GAR027030
    DC22: 635.93375, 635.9/3375
    LC classification: SB432.7 .D35 2013
    DC23: 635.93375
    Thema V1.0: WMP
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd edition
    Illustrations note
    200+ Colour Photos
    Publisher
    TEN SPEED PRESS
    Imprint name
    TEN SPEED PRESS
    Publication date
    24 July 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Berkeley CA
    Author Information
    PETER D'AMATO has been growing carnivorous plants for nearly forty years and his nursery, California Carnivores (CaliforniaCarnivores.com), houses the world's largest collection of carnivorous plants. D'Amato is cofounder of the Bay Area Carnivorous Plant Society and he lectures on the subject nationwide.
    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