Join us at Downs Farm Preserve as Eric Kunz of SEEMORE CARNIVOROUS GARDENS, Long Island’s premier carnivorous plant nursery, unlocks the mysteries of these unique and endangered oddities of the plant kingdom. Learn how they trap and devour their prey and the important role they play in the environment. Topics of discussion will include:
(1) Different species of carnivorous plants indigenous to the northeast, including varieties native to Long Island
(2) Plant habitat
(3) Different types of trapping mechanisms
(4) The plants’ digestive and growth process
(5) Care and maintenance
(6) How to incorporate and use these plants in your home and landscape as part of a Green Gardening Program.
You’ll take home your very own carnivorous plant! Please bring a straight-sided water bottle. For reservations or more information, please contact Missy Weiss at 631-765-6450 ext. 219 or email@example.com. ($10 fee)