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Blowing Bubbles to Pollinate Flowers

Researchers in Japan have developed a soap bubble-based pollination method that is as effective as doing it by hand. As wild insect populations decline and commercial honeybee colonies suffer maladies, farmers are seeking new …

Know your flowers – Rudbeckia hirta (Blackeyed Susan)

Declining insect numbers are hurting food production

Know your flowers – Chrysanthemum (mums)

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Know your flowers – Rudbeckia hirta (Blackeyed Susan)

Black-eyed Susan is an erect herbaceous perennial that has a rich history as a┬ánative wildflower, popular first as a medicinal herb used by pre-colonial Native Americans and then finding its …

Know your flowers – Chrysanthemum (mums)

Know your flowers- Agapanthus (the star of Bethlehem)