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2013-06-16 23:02:35

The Berman Law Group are proud to be announce that they now offer Fort Lauderdale Florida car accident lawyer consultations for all accident victims in the South Florida area. The Berman law firm specializes in injury and accident cases in Florida and are committed to the community in getting them the best possible results following a motor vehicle accident. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) June 16, 2013 The Berman Law Group, a South Florida personal injury law firm, are now offering free...

2013-06-11 23:28:38

The placement by Venetian Builders, Inc., of retail sales displays in two Davie Home Deports in late 2012 has paid off in increased 2013 leads for sunrooms, patio covers and screen enclosures in the Broward County town, Venetian President Chris Noe said today. The company has continued its Davie marketing campaign into the second quarter of 2013, Noe said, with sales from Home Depot leads nearly equaling consumer-direct sales by Venetian. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 When Broward County...

2013-06-06 23:24:04

Miami-based Venetian Builders, Inc., is targeting Tamarac, Broward County, for increased residential sales of its custom-designed aluminum sunrooms, patio covers and screen enclosures, in part through retail displays recently placed in four nearby Home Depot stores. Venetian, which has increased sales in Broward for the third straight year, is working to boost its business in the largely residential community. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The recent addition of retail sales displays by...

2013-06-04 23:24:54

Sunroom, patio cover and screen enclosure installer Venetian Builders, Inc., has increased its 2013 sales in Delray Beach and Palm Beach County with its placement of custom-built retail sales displays in two Delray Beach Home Depot stores, Venetian President Chris Noe says. To date in 2013, sales in West Palm Beach and its suburbs, including Delray Beach, have helped Venetian´s overall residential sales more than double 2012 levels, Noe says. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 The concept...


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Avocado Tree, Persea americana
2014-02-14 16:17:00

Persea americana is a flowering plant that belongs to the Lauraceae family. It is widely known as the Avocado tree. P. americana is a tree that grows up to 66 feet tall. It has alternately arranged leaves that measure about 5 to 10 inches long. Its flowers are tiny and greenish-yellow, measuring .2 to .4 inches in diameter. The tree’s popular, pear shaped green fruit measures 2.8 to 7.9 inches long and weighs between 3.5 and 35 ounces. It contains a single large seed, measuring 2 to 2.5...

Queen Sago Palm, Cycas rumphii
2014-01-30 08:32:40

Cycas rumphii is a palm-like species of cycad plant. The plant may also be referred to as Queen sago or the Queen sago palm. This species is a member of the Cycadaceae family and is native to the Malesian region. The C. rumphii is a relatively small plant reaching approximately 33 feet. Its trunk is grey with diamond patterned bark and measures up to 16 inches in diameter. Its leaves typically grow between 4.9 and 8.2 feet long. Leaves have a bright green coloration and a glossy surface....

Queen Sago, Cycas circinalis
2014-01-30 07:56:38

Cycas circinalis is a species of cycad plant. also referred to as the Queen sago. C. circinalis is native to Sri Lanka, although it is a widely cultivated plant. C. circinalis is commonly used for landscape, decorative purposes and may be used as a food source. The plant’s seeds are carefully soaked, ground and used to make flour. You will often find its flour used in tortillas, tamales and soups. The palm-like plant is a slow growing species. C. circinalis are known to have a short,...

Tropic of Capricorn
2013-02-21 13:31:57

The Tropic of Capricorn, alternately called the Southern Tropic, is a marker of the most southerly latitude on the Earth at which the Sun can be directly overhead. This occurs at the December solstice, when the southern hemisphere is tilted towards the sun at its maximum degree. It is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. It presently lies 23 degrees 26’ 16’’ south of the Equator. Currently, the Tropic of Capricorn is drifting towards the north at...

Tropic of Cancer
2013-02-19 16:11:13

The Tropic of Cancer, which is also referred to as the Northern tropic, is the circle of latitude on the Earth that serves as a marker for the most northerly position at which the sun may appear directly overhead at its zenith. This event happens once per year, at the time of the June solstice, when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted towards the Sun to its maximum degree. Its Southern Hemisphere counterpart, marking the most southerly position at which the Sun might appear directly...

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Word of the Day
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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.