Pages tagged with Plants

Today has been rainy and I've been stuck inside as the outside temperatures dropped.
I feel different these days. It's like things matter less. I kind of like it because it feels like I have evolved, while at the same time I hope I don't let my entire life go completely.
Introducing! Sow Thistle! From East Texas! I'm ready to tell the tale of the sow thistle and the conundrum it brought into our life's and minds. What a riddle it was indeed.
We all know about the mode of food preparation in plants. The green pigment present in the leaves helps in photosynthesis. But what about the leaves which are not green in color.Do they prepare food without the green pigment ? If so how ?
Pollution has got many types which we know about since elementary classes.Now there are certain mechanisms or processes through which we can control the pollution especially air pollution. Plants are the major source to purify air as well as control the pollution of the air.Lets know ...
"Sir, this is the song of my love for you and nature!"
It's about this old pumpkin that never got old or rotten It's a nice old pumpkin.
A representation of wishful thinking, of hope for brighter days to come, for winter's frozen embrace to leave us and for the bloom of beautiful spring days to shower our days with color.
Reed plants have long been known as herbal plants, useful for medicinal purposes. Parts of plants used for the treatment, usually are roots, stems, and flowers.
Here are the most weirdest plants in the world that you probably never have heard about, must see the oldest, amazing and the weirdest looking and functioning plants in the world.
Pollination is hub around which growth of fruits and vegetables revolve. Bees, insects and butterflies help to pollinate your garden plants. Flowers are best agents for attracting the bees and birds. Here we see the varieties that are most useful for this purpose.
An index of the many plants and trees in our yard along with what, who, and/or why there is an emotional attachment.
Forests are diminishing around the world. Understanding need for conservation is the first step towards increasing world forest area. Forest are also important from the viewpoint of soil conservation.
Do animals have souls? Can't you see them when you look in their eyes? And do plants have feelings and consciousness of the soul? The plant species mimosa pudica, if you touch one, "states" the obvious. - Jamie Sentana-Ries-Cortez
Gardening can be rewarding, heartwarming and sometimes frustrating... All at the same time! Come read about and see what grows for me, as well as despite me!
Before the age tablets and capsules man had discovered that when he was ill he could use various roots, leaves, barks, seeds of flowers of plants to get rid of his illness. Usually, this knowledge of cures was with the medicine man of a village that passed on his knowledge to his chil...
On the eve of the World Fragrance Day, March 21, 2014, lets delve into the culture of fragrance across civilizations.
Having plants in the room not only brings in diversity in the color scheme of our living space, but also represents a healthy lifestyle. My article tells about the tips in house plants decoration.
Understand how propagation takes place. This aspect is very important as not all plants can be propagated in the same manner.
Have you ever talked to a rose or plants ? Does a rose listen ? Plants generally and obviously don't have ears but they react to sound. Some people think so.
During the time, while waiting for the home plans for renovations to be passed, we did a lot of plot clearing in the back garden, including the preparations for a grey water system.
A poem about the danger that mankind is to the natural world.
What is green and prickly all over? No, it's not an alien. It's a plant! Let me tell you about my own personal cactus.
Recognizing and using plants growing near-by and acquiring them for garden plants from the wild for teas and to grace the salad plate.
A lot of the plants that grow in the wild are poisonous. Unfortunately, some of the most beautiful cultivated plants may also be harmful to children or pets. Some tropical plants may cause an allergic reaction. When landscaping in tropical areas, home gardeners may select native edibl...
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