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The Top Fruit & Gourmet Gift Retailer Offers an Enhanced Online Experience Hood River, OR (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 The Fruit Company (http://www.thefruitcompany.com),
Holland Bulb Farms recently announced the first iMyGarden Design Challenge which encourages iPhone users to submit their best garden design for a chance to win up to $1000 worth of fall planted flower bulbs, such as tulips and daffodils, for their garden. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 Holland Bulb Farms, a leading online flower bulb retailer, recently began accepting entries into its first ever iMyGarden $1000 Design Challenge.
An Evolution to the New Food Revolution. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Chia seeds are fast gaining popularity amongst athletes, nutritionists and other health-conscious people.
Road maintenance may accidentally spread the seeds of invasice plants, according to Penn State researchers.
FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the old saying goes, good things come to those who wait. The classic expression holds true for the 2011 California fresh fig season.
Nutmeg-loving toucans wearing GPS transmitters recently helped a team of scientists at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama address an age-old problem in plant ecology: accurately estimating seed dispersal.
The researchers discovered that a rainforest vine, pollinated by bats, has evolved dish-shaped leaves with such conspicuous echoes that nectar-feeding bats can find its flowers twice as fast by echolocation.
MIT researchers have created a new model that predicts maximum tree height across the US.
The size of leaves can vary by a factor of 1,000 across plant species, but until now, the reason why has remained a mystery.
BLODGETT, Ore., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renowned Scientists from around the world presented their latest berry research at last week's 4th Biennial Berry Health Benefits Symposium.
Calycanthus is a genus of flowering plant found in North America. The plant belongs to the Calycanthaceae family. It is commonly known as the Sweetshrub. The genus includes 2 species that are accepted by the Flora of North America and 2 that may or may not be, depending on taxonomic interpretation. Calycanthus is a shrub that grows around 6 to 12 feet tall. The plant contains entire and opposite leaves measuring 2 to 6 inches long and .8 t0 2.5 inches wide. Its flowers bloom in early...
Cyclamen persicum is a flowering, herbaceous plant from the Myrsinaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Persian cyclamen. C. persicum is a tuberous plant. A tuber is a modified plant structure that is enlarged to store nutrients. The flowers and leaves come from buds at the top of the tuber. Roots emerge from the sides and bottom. Wild specimens have heart-shaped leaves that grow as long as 6 inches. They are usually green in color, with a light green marbling effect on the...
Kelp forests are areas that are underwater with a high density of kelp. They’re recognized as one of the most dynamic and productive ecosystems on Earth. Smaller regions of anchored kelp are known as kelp beds. Kelp forests can be found worldwide throughout polar and temperate coastal oceans. In the year 2007, kelp forests were discovered in tropical waters near Ecuador as well. While they are physically formed by brown macroalgae of the order Laminariales, kelp forests offer a unique...
The Lily of the Nile or Calla Lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica) is a species of plant native to southern Africa in Lesotho, South Africa, and Swaziland. It has been introduced to Western Australia where it occurs in high periodical water tables and sandy soil. Several hybrids have been established and introduced to other areas around the world. Some hybrids are more suited to cooler climates. One hybrid, Crowborough, grows better in the British Isles and the northwestern United States than it...
The Coco (Fagara coco or Zanthoxylum coco) is a species of evergreen tree native to Argentina and Bolivia. It grows in wild, mostly hilly, spinniferous (thorny or spiny) forests. Its habitat is found along the hilly forest of the Sierra Pampeana. This plant is found either in small isolated groups or standing alone. Other common names for this plant are cochucho or "smelly sauco". The Coco is a medium sized tree ranging from 20 to 26.25 feet tall. Its foliage is abundant and has paired...
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