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How to care for Variegated Shell Ginger
How to care for Venus Flytrap
Their main diet is flies (or other small insects) but the trick is that the prey must be alive when caught. Dead flies won't work in Venus flytrap feeding; the insect must move around inside the trap to trigger it to close and digest it. It also needs to be small enough that the trap can close tightly around it to keep out bacteria.
Like many other plants, Venus flytraps need a period of winter dormancy when they appear to be dead (the leaves may die back). Keep it somewhere warm and bright, and don't let the soil dry out completely. Using rainwater or distilled water would also be ideal.