Becoming a Carnivorous Plant Hobbyist

An impatient gardener learns to care for a sticky new friend.

I decided to try growing my own carnivorous plants after seeing a photo online that someone had posted of their Venus flytrap. Until then I had no idea that anyone successfully grew Venus flytraps. I had assumed they were just a novelty that you picked up on a whim at the grocery/big box store. You bring it into your home in its cute little plastic terrarium, where you keep it for a few days until it turns black and you throw it out. But here was a stranger on the…

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Mandy Zeller is an artist and writer from southeastern Indiana. You can see her digital portraits at www.mandyzeller.com.

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Mandy Zeller

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Mandy Zeller is an artist and writer from southeastern Indiana. You can see her digital portraits at www.mandyzeller.com.

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