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The pitcher is a trap that contains a fluid of the plant's own production, which may be watery or syrupy, and is used to drown the prey. Once the prey crawls in, it rarely escapes.

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Enter your zip code & this calendar will tell you what to plant and when to plant it, week-by-week.



remember this for next year when planting my patio pots!

A rare rose-shaped succulent from the Canary Islands. Greenovia dodrentalis

Did you know that you can simply plant the top of a pineapple in a pot and grow another? And it looks gorgeous!

A trio of mosquito repelling potted plants. Perfect for the back porch

Purple Pitcher Plant (10 Seeds). I bought mine at Driftwood gardens and have them displayed at the end of a path in a wonderful french planter bowl.

Transplanting plants beginner's guide....

Rooting hydrangea cuttings

This woman has amazing advice for beautiful container plant combinations.

List of plants to grow in containers...

Butterfly Gardening - A list of plants that will attract butterflies to the garden.

Open a pumpkin. Leave the "guts" inside. Add some soil, and just a little water. Look at all of the pumpkin plants that you will have.

Plant a Mosquito Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET

Plant chives among roses to prevent black spot, drive away Japanese beetles, and provide aphids a more tempting source of food.

8 indoor plants that make your house smell good and purify the air.

Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it and a lot of other information about caring for tomato plants