The Fascinating World of Carnivorous Plants

Start Date
08/08/2018
End Date
08/08/2018
Description
Few plants fascinate young and old alike more than carnivorous plants, especially their adaptation and ability to capture and digest insects and other small animals. Learn about the evolution, history, and ecology of carnivorous plants and how to keep them healthy and happy at home. Discover which carnivorous plant was a favorite of President Thomas Jefferson and which one was used by surgeons in George Washington’s Revolutionary War Army.
Location
Hockessin, DE
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
2.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn the evolutionary history of carnivorous plants.
2. Learn the ecology of carnivorous plants and their habitats.
3. Learn how to grow them in a home garden setting.
Instructors
Todd Brethauer
Website Registration
Course Codes
GAR148
Provider
Mt. Cuba Center


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