The Carnivorous Plant book club !

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Re: The Carnivorous Plant book club !

by dantt99 » Sun Jan 09, 2011 3:31 am

Okay, I received The Savage Garden today from Amazon. It was 16.49$ with free shipping with Amazon Prime. I haven't read it much but it looks great! I got a real good deal too :D!

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Re: The Carnivorous Plant book club !

by dantt99 » Sun Jan 09, 2011 3:33 am

TBD actually has it for 50 cents cheaper and worldwide but I got free 2 day shipping so I like my deal. But if you're worldwide this is a great deal, 16 USD and free shipping, can't go wrong there :) http://www.bookdepository.com/book/9780 ... age-Garden

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Re: The Carnivorous Plant book club !

by Grey » Sun Jan 09, 2011 10:12 am

Hey Oblivion,

Thank you for the awesome link. I've moved this to Books about Carnivorous Plants so people can hopefully find it easier =].

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Re: The Carnivorous Plant book club !

by Oblivion » Sun Jan 09, 2011 11:56 am

no worries mate, might aswell have em all in the one place eh

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Re: The Carnivorous Plant book club !

by Oblivion » Sun Jan 09, 2011 11:47 pm

some comparison pics of the books
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a few random pages for comparison. the pink box's on barry's book are species lists seperated by country of origin
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full page colour photo's at the start of every genus and at several other points in the book
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i like barry's cover better :D COBRA !!!!
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Re: The Carnivorous Plant book club !

by dantt99 » Sun Jan 09, 2011 11:49 pm

Thanks Oblivion. I sill want to see how The Savage Garden does before I even consider spending 50 dollars on a 200 page book. No harm meant by that, but it is way overpriced. :( It does look pretty goood though. I'll tell you guys when I crack open TSG

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by Oblivion » Sun Jan 09, 2011 11:53 pm

i agree with reading TSG book first.

no offence taken, but i disagree with the way overpriced comment though. :)

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Re: The Carnivorous Plant book club !

by Matt » Sun Jan 09, 2011 11:54 pm

I find that Barry's book is an awesome book for photos (probably worth the money just for the photos), but I think that most of the information in it has already been covered more thoroughly in Peter's book. Though the book I own by Barry is called "Growing Carnivorous Plants":
http://www.amazon.com/Growing-Carnivoro ... 881928070/
and it's much less than $50.
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Re: The Carnivorous Plant book club !

by dantt99 » Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:30 am

Wow, Matt that is way less! :D I would rather read the info than see pics, but I get what you guys are at.

http://www.bookdepository.com/search?se ... rch=search Here is all books by him, there is 2 there. Does anybody know of a difference, the covers are different but is there a difference in the book?

And if you didn't look they both have 224 pages. :o

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Re: The Carnivorous Plant book club !

by Steve_D » Tue Jan 11, 2011 6:55 pm

Oblivion wrote:mine has a different cover

Barry Rice's book has 3 different publishers, 3 different cover photos, and two different titles! :)

In the United States and UK, the book's cover features a Cephalotus and the title is "Growing Carnivorous Plants." In Australia and South Africa, the book has two different publishers, two different cover photos (one of Darlingtonia and the other of some Venus Flytraps), and the book has a different title: "The Complete Grower's Guide to Carnivorous Plants."

Several different publishers and cover photos, two different titles, but otherwise exactly the same book. :)

Reference, Barry Rice's webpages: http://www.sarracenia.com/cp.html

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Re: The Carnivorous Plant book club !

by Oblivion » Wed Jan 12, 2011 1:30 am

weird indeed !!

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Re: The Carnivorous Plant book club !

by dantt99 » Wed Jan 12, 2011 1:53 am

Yes, very weird, but nice to know :).

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Re: The Carnivorous Plant book club !

by victor » Sat Jan 15, 2011 1:22 am

squirtoman wrote:hey CN- do you have the savage garden book for sale?

You can purchase The Savage Garden easily by getting it on www.amazon.com
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Re: The Carnivorous Plant book club !

by dantt99 » Sat Jan 15, 2011 3:04 am

That's where I got it, 16.49 plus free shipping :D

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Re: The Carnivorous Plant book club !

by bombsboy » Sun Jan 23, 2011 3:52 pm

BArry Rice's book is more for nice pictures and techniques and scientific history. Peter's book is more for informative things and conditions.
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