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Holly Old Leaves

Aquifoliaceae, Berlin, April 2014. Copyrights Stefan F. Wirth

Spring has sprung

What a lovely play on words isn’t it – spring has sprung?! It conjures up scenes of vigorous growth, young and full of life, literally sprouting before our very eyes. 269 more words

Gardening

Delicious Mango

Mangos are native to South Asia, and they are distributed worldwide to all different countries. Mango trees (Mangifera indica L.) grow up to 35–40 m (115–131 ft) tall, with a crown radius of 10 m (33 ft). 281 more words

Humulus lupulus: the plant beer brewers are hopping mad for

If you are a beer drinker you owe a lot to April’s organism Humulus lupulus (hop), because it is widely used to flavour and preserve beer. 459 more words

Plants

Tiny orchid seeds need fungi to help them grow

The Orchid family (Orchidaceae) is one of the largest families of flowering plants (alongside the Asteraceae, the daisy family). There are over 26,000 species of orchids with 100-200 new ones discovered every year (1). 431 more words

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