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Garden School Series: Carnivorous Plant Day

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Garden School Series: Carnivorous Plant Day

07/11/2020 @ 10:30 am - 07/11/2020 @ 12:00 pm

11 Jul 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Rolling Green Nursery

carnivorous sarracenia purpurea plant

Watch your fingers! It’s time for our annual Carnivorous Plant Day!

Steve Branchaud, a plant enthusiast with extensive knowledge growing award-winning carnivorous plants, and a beloved employee here at Rolling Green Nursery, will teach us about these extraordinary plants — many of them native to New England. He will explain what they eat, how they eat, and share some fun facts and professional care techniques.

Here are the topics he will cover in this kid-friendly class:

  • Focus on temperate carnivorous plants: sarracenia, Venus flytraps & sundews
  • Growing carnivorous plants outdoors here in New England
  • Water, food, soil & sunlight needs
  • Different trapping mechanisms and how they attract & catch insects: snap traps, pitfall traps, sticky traps
  • How to keep your Venus flytrap alive & happy!
  • Demonstration on how to make a bog pot
  • Overwintering your plants

For anyone who enjoys gardening, this is a special treat, and you’ll be impressed to learn yet again how smart Mother Nature can be!

Steve will also be hosting a carnivorous PLANT SALE all day!

Please RSVP so we can plan for headcount.

Details

  • Start:
    Jul 11 @ 10:30 am
  • End:
    Jul 11 @ 12:00 pm
  • Cost:
    FREE

Venue

Rolling Green Nursery

64 Breakfast Hill Road
Greenland, NH 03840

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