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Posts tagged pollination

March 30, 2017

 

New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus).

Native Shrubs

We need native plants in our gardens, since natives are a vital part of a healthy eco-system.

March 9, 2017

 

Researcher cross-pollinating cowpea emasculated buds through artificial cross-pollination method using brush to spread the pollen grains on flower buds.

Hybrids

At this time of the year, as we peruse our spring catalogs, we will run across plants described as new hybrids.

May 5, 2016

 

SunFlower: the Fibonacci sequence, Golden Section…

Flower Pattern

The process of spiraling is more obvious in some flowers than in others...

March 3, 2011

 

Ginkgo Biloba Has An Ancient History

One of the earliest trees on earth, identified through fossils, was the Ginkgo biloba, also known as the maidenhair tree.

February 24, 2011

 

Tree Pollination

Since trees are well and truly rooted to their spot, they must rely on other agents to help them cross pollinate, or they must self pollinate.

October 29, 2009

 

Winterberry

Winterberry produces a grand display of bright red berries that persist and light up its branches long after all of the leaves have fallen.

June 26, 2008

 

Bumblebees and Snapdragons

Snapdragons depend on bumblebees for pollination, as honey bees are not heavy enough to cause the flower lip to open wide.

April 26, 2007

 

Snapdragons

Snapdragons get their name from children pressing the sides of the flowers to make the two tips snap open. Learn more...

March 26, 2004

 

Planting and Caring For Crocuses

Everything you could ever want to know about the crocus... on this Focus on the Flowers.

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