In this episode, we keep with our October tradition of talking about spooky plants by chatting all about carnivorous plants! Carnivorous plants are predatory flowering plants that kill animals, primarily insects, to derive nutrition from their bodies. Fun fact: Did you know that there are 19 different species of carnivorous plants found in Maryland. This episode covers the famous Venus flytraps (~2:57 ), native pitcher plants (~9:17), bladderworts(~15:28 ), and and the cutest of all carnivorous plants, the sundew (~19:54 ).
We also have our:
- Native Plant of the Month (Wax myrtle) at ~23:41
- Bug of the Month ( American Burying Beetle) at ~ 27:54
- Garden Tips of the Month at ~ 33:30
We hope you enjoyed this month's episode and will tune in next month for more garden tips.
The Garden Thyme Podcast is brought to you by the University of Maryland Extension. Hosts are Mikaela Boley- Senior Agent Associate (Talbot County) for Horticulture, Rachel Rhodes- Agent Associate for Horticulture (Queen Anne’s County), and Emily Zobel-Senior Agent Associate for Agriculture (Dorchester County).
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