Growing carnivorous plants

Venus fly traps and more in my little shop of horrors

   Jan 03

Why do carnivorous plants eat insects?

Most plants get their nourishment from sunshine, water and the soil. However carnivorous plants such as venus fly traps, pitcher plants and sundews evolved in areas where the soil was poor, so minerals and nutrients were hard to find. By adapting over time, insectivorous plants learned that they could still get the food they needed, even […]

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