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The Venus fly trap is a carnivorous plant that catches insects for nutrition. To grow one, you need a Venus fly trap bulb, a terrarium or pot and tray, peat moss and sand, distilled water or rainwater, and live insects.


Venus flytraps are interesting plants that receive part of their nutrition by digesting flies and other small flying insects. To care for a Venus flytrap, you must provide a good environment, feed the plant, and allow the plant to rest.


To care for a Venus flytrap, provide it with a warm, moist environment in poor, acidic soil. If the plant is outdoors, it does not need to be fed, but for an indoor plant, release live flies into the terrarium every month or so.


A giant Venus flytrap is a large carnivorous plant with animate leaves that trap insect prey. As used by botanists and collectors, the "giant" part of the name generally refers to the size of the leaf traps and not to the entire height of the plant.


A venus fly trap is best planted in soil that is lacking in nutrients or nutrient-poor soil. Regular potting soil and fertilizers can burn the roots of the plant and are not recommended.


To make a fruit fly trap, place a piece of fruit in the bottom of a glass or jar, and tape a paper funnel securely into its opening. This method attracts flies and prohibits them from escaping easily, according to Apartment Therapy.


You only need some string, a dark-colored ball, some fly paper and a small stool to build an effective horsefly trap. Attach the ball to the stool with string, and then wrap fly paper around the stool's legs. Attach the trap to a surface that is overrun with horseflies....