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Oct 23, 2019
6 Steps to Getting the Perfect Lawn
The warm weather is here, and you’re itching to get outside. Here are six steps to ensure you start the season with a kick-off-your-shoes …
Today's Homeowner
Create Habitat for Birds in Urban Settings
As humans continue to shape and dominate the landscape, conservationists, land managers, homeowners, landscape professionals, and …
Ecological Landscape Alliance
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Greenhouse Relocation: Can You Move A Greenhouse Somewhere Else
A fairly common scenario amongst greenhouse owners is growing trees that eventually cast too much shade. In this case, you might wonder …
Gardening Know How
Plant This Daffodil for Its Large Flowers
Virtues: 'Flower Record' daffodil offers large flowers with white petals surrounding a big, ruffled golden cup. Common name: 'Flower …
Answering the Myth: Is the Lamb’s Ears Plant Poisonous?
Stachys byzantina, also known as Lamb's Ears plant or woolly hedgenettle, is a herbaceous perennial with soft, velvety silver foliage …
Plant Care Today
Seed to Soul
The lilac bush outside our house bloomed each spring with a heady perfume that enveloped the yard. We were children then, and not much …
Garden Myth: Gravel in Pots and Containers
Actually, it's a myth, but it's one that even I believed for many years. The common belief is that a layer of gravel in the bottom of …
Today's Home Owner
Mum Rot Treatment – Managing Symptoms Of Chrysanthemum Stem Rot
Chrysanthemum plants are among the easiest perennials to grow in your garden. Their bright and cheerful flowers will bloom through …
Gardening Know How
Hamelia Patens Care: Tips On Growing The Firebush
Hamelia patens [ham-EE-lee-uh, PAT-ens] (syn. Hamelia erecta) is a beautiful flowering species of small trees or perennial shrubs …
Plant Care Today
Advances in Organic Weed and Pest Control – Fall Treatments
Organics are no longer a compromise. I am very excited to finally be able to put those words into print after a decade in the organic …
Ecological Landscape Alliance
"Due to our new green policies, I'm afraid we have to let you know. Your bad breath is destroying the ozone."
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About how many different types of plants are used by humans to make food?
See the answer below.
How plant roots grow hair
If a forest fire destroys larger plants, seeds of so called fire-followers see their chance: these have a receptor protein …
Science Daily
What Year Was It?
Hostage Crisis in Moscow Theater
What Year
About 50 Chechen rebels storm a Moscow theater, taking up to 700 people hostage during a sold-out performance of a popular musical.
The day was Oct 23. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables, nothing, nothing but vegetables."
Gertrude Stein
Trivia Answer
About how many different types of plants are used by humans to make food?
Answer: 2000