The Carnivorous Plant Resource Launched!

Venus flytraps

I have a quirky hobby – I cultivate carnivorous plants. I’ve grown insect-eaters for more than two decades, and still find myself fascinated by their unique biology and the mechanisms they employ to thrive in inhospitable conditions. Many carnivorous plants use movement to snag or tangle unsuspecting prey, some leverage digestive enzymes to break down soft tissues, […]

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Cephalotus follicularis

Cephalotus follicularis

Cephalotus follicularis through glass in a terrarium.

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Nepenthes x Ventrata

Nepenthes x Ventrata

  Great beginner’s plant, Nepenthes x Ventrata is a vigorous grower with beautiful pitchers. These fine specimens are found at the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park.  

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Nepenthes bicalcarata

nepenthes bicalcarata

Nepenthes Bicalcarata from the Chomp Exhibit at the SF Conservatory of Flowers- the fanged vampire of carnivorous plants!

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Sea of Venus Flytraps

Venus flytraps

A fly’s worst nightmare.

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Chomp Exhibit

nepenthes ventricosa

San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers Chomp Exhibit

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Carnivorous Plant Database Design

click to see responsive design layout

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Venus Flytrap Page Design

Venus Flytrap informational ecommerce page.

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Mesa Exotics Homepage Design

Homepage design I put together

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