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Seeds of interest
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Albert Blanding shows a banana plant in the ground in front of his greenhouse. - photo by Photos provided by Bobbi Adams/ Lee County Observer
Visitors to Albert Blanding’s garden probably won’t hear a booming voice coming from his greenhouse yelling, "Feed me!," ala Audrey the man-eating plant from "Little Shop of Horrors." But Blanding, a licensed electrician and building inspector with the City of Camden, has become quite proficient at growing a number of interesting, unusual and rare carnivorous plants, including sundews, pitcher plants and Venus fly traps. And in their own way, they do communicate, he said.