Do Pitcher Plants Eat Spiders?

Do Pitcher Plants Eat Spiders

Pitcher plants create food through photosynthesis, but they also eat insects to boost their nutrition and energy. Spiders make up a good part of their nutrition, but compared to other insects, the relationship is more complex. In many ways it benefits both as will be explained here. Pitcher plants usually eat spiders, but some species … Read more

Do Pitcher Plants Eat Gnats?

Do Pitcher Plants Eat Gnats

If you are having gnat problems at home you are not alone. Practically everyone who has cultivated plants has or will run into this situation at some point. These insects are quite harmless but can be a real nuisance for plant growers. Can pitcher plants be the answer? Will growing several of these in your … Read more