August Project: Carnivorous Garden

Feeding a Venus flytrap


  • shallow container without drainage hole
  • assortment of carnivorous plants
  • pebbles
  • dried moss
  • decorative objects for "swamp"
  • water

Carnivorous Garden How-To

In this kid-endorsed project, you'll create a miniature "swamp" full of ferocious bug-eating plants. Your family will get to feed juicy crickets and other insects to a host of carnivorous plants that call wetlands home.

More Family Gardening Fun