The Surprising Seeds of Plants - Fascinating!
Here are some of the most incredible seeds that bloom into beautiful plants, so next time you see one of these, you'll know it has a lot more to offer than meets the eye! Sequoia Snapdragon Portulaca Nutmeg Non-cultivated banana Geranium Strawberry Strawberry Bush (not the same as the strawberry!)
Fascinating: Do Plants Think?
Some see plants as no different from inanimate objects like rocks or soil. Others see them as living creatures. But what are they really? They may grow. They may have needs, but do they actually think. or are they just completely automatic natural processes? Find out in this enlightening video.
The Skullcap Plant: A Guide to Health Benefits
Its skinless and yellow root anchors the plant.
A Fruit & a Vegetable on the Same Plant? Meet the TomTato!
Imagine a plant that produces some of the sweetest cherry-sized tomatoes you could ever wish to eat, and at its roots, underneath the soil, grow full sized potatos. You don't have to imagine it though, because it exists. It's call TomTato and a UK company has bred them.
New Study: Can Plants `Hear` a Threat?
At least one type of plant can 'hear' itself being eaten and takes measures to save itself. This was reported earlier this month by a new study.
The Birth of Plants - Magnificent!
Before you is a gorgeous video in macro photography showing the movement involved in the birth of various plants. Many of us think of plants as stationary, only changing when we can't see. But the truth is that plants move all the time, only very slowly.
These Plants Are Strange, But Very Beautiful!
The strange and wacky ways plants protect themselves shows you how talented Mother Nature's creations can be. These extraordinary plants are stealthy, creative and very different from the garden variety you’re used to seeing. 1.
What Was the Plant That “Ate the South”?
Also remember that the issue of invasive species is not a problem of the past, and releasing an exotic pet into the wild or simply importing fruit into a foreign country can ultimately wreak havoc on an entire ecosystem and wipe out several species of animals and plants.
The Best Plant Milks For Every Task
So, if you’re trying out plant-based milks, either as an experiment, or because you decided to give up dairy altogether, one thing you’ll notice pretty soon is that one plant-based milk cannot replace cow's milk completely.
A Short Guide to Edible Plants in the Wild
Word of Warning: Do not eat a plant unless you are 100% sure it is, indeed, edible. Many plants contain toxins that can make you very sick and even kill you. Pregnant and nursing women should consult with a physician beforehand. Dandelions – The entire plant is edible. Can be bitter.
The Wild Origins Story of Carnivorous Plants
Carnivorous plants are some of the strangest, creepiest, but also the most fascinating inventions of mother nature. We've always wondered how these odd creatures came to develop on our planet and how they manage to catch and eat their prey?
Plant Propagation for Beginners: 5 Useful Methods
Being surrounded by beautiful indoor plants is a dream for many, but purchasing them can be quite an expensive investment. Luckily, you can make the most of every plant you buy by propagating them, essentially multiplying your plant collection every time!
Is a Plant-Based Diet Necessary for Better Health?
In a plant-based diet, you wouldn't eat meat or fish and would avoid dairy products and eggs. However, there is some confusion among healthy eaters about the exact definition of a plant-based diet.
Freshen Your Rooms Scientifically with the Perfect Plants
To really clear the air, NASA has revealed which house plants are best at making our homes clean, fresh, and delightful - all for the benefit of our health.
Collection: Growing Tips for Outdoor and Indoor Plants
Next time you're at a garden store, be sure to pick up one or more of the following plants. 10 Exotic Underwater Plants Click Here to Read the Article Numerous plants bloom and wither underwater, which we rarely get to see.
Human Cultivation Changed These Plants Beyond Recognition!
You take a wild plant or animal and carefully breed it so that the desired traits become increasingly prominent, simultaneously editing out the more undesirable aspects.
Mallow: A Wonder-Plant with Amazing Health Benefits
You can use and eat the various parts of the plant: stalk, leaves, and fruit and add them to countless dishes.
12 Plants That Are Really Easy to Grow
Plants and flowers enhance our surroundings and make us feel better. Not only do many smell and look nice, but they have been scientifically proven to enhance our environment.
Grow These Plants to Banish Mosquitoes For Good!
Instead, you can grow certain plants that repel mosquitoes naturally: 1. Lemon Verbena This lovely plant has a light citrus scent and can be added to tea for both its flavor and its calming effect on the digestive system.
Be Warned that These Plants May Kill You
Deadly Nightshade As the name implies, this plant is deadly. This is due to the atropine and scopolamine in the stems, leaves, berries, and roots. The plant is incredibly poisonous to the body, eventually causing paralysis in the involuntary muscles of the body - including the heart.
10 Fascinating Carnivorous Plants That Prey on Animals
During your biology lessons in school, you must have read about the Venus flytrap – the flowering plant known for its carnivorous eating habits. However, this isn’t the only plant that is known for feasting on animals.
10 Repelling Plants that Keep Bugs Away
Petunias Plant some petunias near your vegetable garden or in a window box. They need quite a lot of sunlight, so make sure that they'll get it in the spot you intend to plant them in. They are great for repelling squash bugs, beetles and aphids. 2.
Brilliant: How to Make a Self-Watering Plant!
Plants are a beautiful way to introduce some nature into our home environment. Not only that, they are also healthy for you, pumping oxygen into your air while removing toxins and cooling down their surroundings.
14 Common Plants That Are Toxic for Your Pets
Water Lilies These delicate water-plants - a wonderful decoration - are extremely poisonous to cats and can cause severe kidney failure. 3.