:30 What’s for dinner: Throw it on the Barbie! Grilling, farmed and foraged.
5:52 Plant noob: How often do I have to fertilize annuals, perennials and containers?
12:58 Eat/Drink/Grow: “Feed Me!” Carnivorous plants… grow your own bug traps…just don’t try and feed them hamburger.
Carnivorous plants can be ordered online from Predatory Plants, Grow Carnivorous Plants, and Logees.
19:43 Insider Information: Battling Bambi – a few quick tips about deer control.
25:49 Love Letters and Questions Email from Chelsea who asks about growing edibles on a windy NYC terrace.
Sugar snap peas cooked on the barbecue…brushed with a mix of tamari and olive oil.
This is a hanging basket filled with a pitcher plant. The next two photos show the pitchers that trap the insects, and what was in just one of them when I poured it out!
This Nepenthes caught dozens of flies every day. A great plant to hang near your outdoor dining area.
Catch of the day! I poured the contents from one of the pitchers into a yogurt container and this is what I saw. Insect stew!
Sarracenias are carnivorous bog plants that are especially beautiful and a bit quirky.
Here is a tomato plant being grown on a terrace. If your location is especially windy, consider putting a trellis horizontal instead of vertical, and letting the tomato stems trail on the flat surface instead of climb up.