By the middle of the 19th Century seeds could be bought in small packets. This meant that no matter where you lived you could purchase packets of seeds and have them delivered to you.
The Evolution of Woodiness
The evolution of woodiness is still happening today, particularly in these areas that are known as natural laboratories of evolution: islands.
How Plants Changed The Earth
The evolution of land plants caused a sudden shift in the composition of Earth’s continents.
Create a Pit Stop for Pollinators
“By providing a pit stop for pollinators, you will be doing your bit for the insects that allow us to survive. Without them, we are gone. ” Alan Titchmarsh
How Sunflowers Attract Pollinators
“bullseye patterns have long been known to improve the attractiveness of flowers to pollinators by increasing their visibility.”
Tallest Begonia Discovered
In Tibet begonias grow wild and a group of researchers have discovered what they think is the largest yet.
Multiple impacts set back oxygen build-up in the Archaean
“The photochemical trick that underpins oxygenic photosynthesis seems only to have evolved once. “
Plant Focus: Grass
“They are economically the most important of all flowering plants because of their nutritious grains and soil-forming function”
Plant Focus: Roots
We rarely see the roots of plants, not the whole length of them anyway, because they’re doing their job for the plant mainly under the ground.
Plant focus: Daisy
Bellis perennis, the daisy, is a common European species of the family Asteraceae.