Trifid 2009/4

How to Grow Experiment

Michal Kouba

General information about the progress of the How to Grow project. The goal is to find the most convenient conditions for different species of carnivorous plants.

Merano – when the architecture meets the plant Part I.

Albert Damaška

The author's visit to the Northern Italian botanical garden in Merano.

Mirek Zacpal's Australian diary – New Zealand

Mirek Zacpal

The end of the author's walkabout in Australia and his experiences. Including his last trips full of sundews of the D. petiolaris group and other species, e.g.: D. pygmaea, D. arcturi, D. spathulata etc.

Practical growing tips – How it all started or From owning a few plants to thousands of seedlings

Miroslav Homolka

The author's first steps at growing cacti mainly and practical observations.

Pretty South Americans II

Adam Veleba

The following information is about South American's sundews, this article focuses on species D. montana, D. tomentosa and D. tentaculata.


New literature 2009

Lubomír Adamec

Troubles with reanimation of the Drosera slackii

Zdeněk Žáček

The regeneration of this sundew from roots.

"Potato pit"

Jaroslav Neubauer

Advice about year-round growing in our natural conditions of some species of carnivorous plants in the garden pit.

How to Grow – team Drosera cistiflora

Adam Veleba

The progress and results in the current year part of the experiment - D. cistoflora.

Bílina alive with carnivorous plants

Miroslav Homolka

A review about the exhibition which took place in Bílina.

Kosiště project – retrospective

Jaroslav Neubauer

A summary of the beginning and the progress of protection works in the P. bohemica natural habitat.

A. Lowrie's window – 8 new genus of Australian sundews – Part II.

A. Lowrie, S. Carlquist (translation by Zdeněk Žáček)

A regular series with very detailed and intense description of sundews D. nivea and D. silvicola.

Adventure to find moss sp. Sphagnum in Zábřeh area

Lucie Bartoňová

We do not only go searching for carnivorous plants. The author of this article went out to find Sphagnum moss and her trip was not so easy.