Garden Club of Chester, New Jersey
In a store, as I walk between shelves filled with different plants, tiny containers with Venus Fly Traps (Dionea muscipula) catch my eyes. They are fascinating carnivorous plants.
Carnivorous plants have caught the imagination of many minds including Charles Darwin, who wrote Insectivorous Plants book and had extensive correspondence about them with his close friend and colleague Sir Joseph Hooker, Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens.
Added by Olga on March 29, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments
The temperature is in teens outside, and our gardens will stay dormant for about two more months before starting to awaken with the first warm sunlight. Fortunately, gardening is not confined to just outside, and majority of us probably have a few indoor plants which are happily growing and even blooming this time of the year. One of those plants is the orchid. Not all orchids continue to actively grow during winter; some of them are slowing down a bit, but others are shooting out…
Added by Olga on February 4, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments