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2014-03-15 23:04:12

The European Union funded campaign Flavor Your Life, which is dedicated to providing the latest in olive oil news, shares a recipe for Scampi Soup with Asparagus that is prepared with Tuscan olive oil. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Flavor Your Life, a European Union funded campaign that is dedicated to providing the latest in olive oil news, shares a recipe fit for two for Italian-style Scampi Soup with Asparagus that is prepared with Tuscan olive oil. This recipe calls for: 9 oz...

2013-10-30 23:02:08

Late fall before the ground freezes is the best time to plant bulbs. King Kullen has tips and advice for gardeners on fall planting. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 October, or late fall, is the time to plant spring flowering bulbs. King Kullen has some tips and advice for gardeners to ensure their spring blooms are healthy and vibrant. There is a wide array of spectacular bulbs that are just perfect for planting in the late fall such as tulips, lilies, daffodils and hyacinths....

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2008-07-17 14:51:54

Efforts underway to save thousands of orchid species from extinction Borneo (Kalimantan) is the third largest island in the world. It is rich with a variety of indigenous orchid species that grow in the forests. Borneo's rain forests are also home to some extremely rare species of orchids, all highly valued for their exotic aromas and aesthetic beauty. It has been estimated that 2500 to 3000 orchid species grow in the forests of Borneo. Borneo's orchids are also endangered, a result of the...

2008-02-20 03:00:33

By Lamont, Eric E Stalter, Richard LAMONT, E. E. (Honorary Research Associate, Institute of Systematic Botany, The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx. NY 10458) AND R. STALTER (Department of Biological Sciences, St. John's University, Jamaica, NY 11439). Orchids of Atlantic coast barrier islands from North Carolina to New York. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 134: 540-551. 2007.-During the past 25 years, we have documented the occurrence of 17 orchid species from Atlantic coast barrier islands from North...

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2008-01-06 09:00:00

It's that time of the year when the longing comes over you. Winter has settled in. Now that it's truly gray and drab outdoors, you pine for living color. A houseplant, maybe two, will feed your need. You don't have to be a horticulturist. It's easy enough to turn your thumb - and home - green. It just requires a little know-how, the right kind of plant and proper care. These steps will help stop even the most clueless gardener from becoming a plant killer. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION...


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2009-04-23 10:13:13

The Baboon Flower, or Babiana stricta, the most familiar species of Babiana, grows in Cape Province, South Africa. This plant is typically used as an ornamental plant. It is classified in the Iridaceae family and the Crocoideae subfamily. The baboon flower grows from a corm into not so large, but very colorful blooms. It exists in many different hybrids and variations with multi colored flowers, but usually pink or blue with white embellishments. These flowers are gathered in an...

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2005-07-12 10:59:33

Orchids (Orchidaceae family) are among the largest and most diverse of the flowering plant (angiosperm) families. There are over 800 described genera and 25,000 (some sources give 30,000) species, and perhaps another 60,000 hybrids and cultivars produced by horticulturalists. The Kew World Checklist of Orchids includes about 24,000 accepted species and about 800 new species are added each year. Orchids, through their floral complexity and their interactions with pollinators and their...

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