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daily drawing 11/18/2014

what is this? a dried out leaf of a plant from work through a microscope. When it’s dried out, seems like you can see the cells in the leaf. 112 more words


Breed Your Own Hybrid Tomato

Time to start thinking about interesting gardening projects for next season. How about coming up with your own custom tomato variety ?
Tomatoes are really good self pollinators, however special techniques are required if you want to try to cross different varieties to create a hybrid. 55 more words


Botany in 8 Lessons by Ellen McHenry's Basement Workshop

Over the last 2 months, my daughter, Curie, has been hard at work doing Botany in 8 Lessons by Ellen McHenry’s Basement Workshop! Curie loves art, English, and writing. 740 more words

5 Stars Reviews

Book Review: Trees of Western North America

Trees of Western North America, by Richard Spellenberg, Christopher J. Earle, and Gil Nelson, Princeton University Press (http://press.princeton.edu), 2014, 560 pages, $29.95

In this latest installment in the Princeton Field Guides series, botanists and ecologists Richard Spellenberg, Christopher J. 151 more words

Natural History

BBC News - Fines for failure to control Japanese Knotweed | گل آبی ژاپنی ، گیاه هرزی خطرناک

BBC News – Fines for failure to control Japanese Knotweed.

One of the most destructive plants in the UK are these Japanese Knotweed. Their roots can extend to any structure nearby under the soil including the buildings. 30 more words

Science علم

Learning Science through Aquaponics

5th grade students used their class time today to work on the aquaponics system.  Students were planting some new lettuce and maintaining the basil and lettuce that have already been planted in the garden.   55 more words

5th Grade