CULTIVATING CARNIVOROUS PLANTS
By Peter D'Amato
Whether you’re a beginner with your first flytrap or an expert looking for the latest exotic specimen, this classic book has everything you need to grow and care for your very own carnivorous plant collection.
The Savage Garden is the most comprehensive guide to these fascinating plants, gloriously illustrated with more than 200 color photos. Fully revised with the latest developments in the carnivorous plant world. Includes:
• All the basics—from watering and feeding to modern advances in artificial lighting, soil, and fertilizers. • Detailed descriptions of hundreds of plants, including many of the incredible new species that have been recently discovered and hybridized. • Cultivation and propagation information for all the plant families: pitcher plants, Venus flytraps, sundews, rainbow plants, bladderworts, and many other peculiar plants from the demented mind of Mother Nature.
“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
“The most comprehensive guide to this unusual plant world.” —Sacramento Bee
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