The Savage Garden, Revised: Cultivating Carnivorous Plants

The Savage Garden, Revised: Cultivating Carnivorous Plants

by Peter D'Amato

Paperback(Revised)

$23.39 $25.99 Save 10% Current price is $23.39, Original price is $25.99. You Save 10%.
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Wednesday, March 27

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607744108
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 07/02/2013
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 115,347
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

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.

Read an Excerpt

Preface
(Continues…)



Excerpted from "The Savage Garden, Revised"
by .
Copyright © 2013 Peter D'Amato.
Excerpted by permission of Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale.
All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
Excerpts are provided by Dial-A-Book Inc. solely for the personal use of visitors to this web site.

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

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

The Savage Garden, Revised: Cultivating Carnivorous Plants 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its 361 pages long and i might not have finished the book but so far it has included every singal detal about careing for carnivorus plants!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Lots of information for a beginner like me