A pair of hands cups dirt and a started plant, with a bright blue sky in the background. Whether you are looking for seeds to start your own plants or whether you are looking for fully-grown plants, plant nurseries will have what you are looking for.
The interior of a busy auto manufacturing plant highlights the many pieces of machinery that go into making an automobile. A worker wearing a hardhat sits at a welding station. To his left is the metal shell of an unfinished automobile.
Gardeners everywhere must know the basics of successful seed propagation. This seedlings website provides helpful tips as well as links to popular seed catalogs for every green thumb.
This environmental engineer page comprises information about environmental engineering careers in the United States of America plus a photo of an environmental engineer examining a plant specimen.
A brick patio features a mosaic table and four wrought iron chairs in its center. The mosaic table is vibrant with colors of blue, yellow, and green. A green plant sits on top of the table, in a blue pot.
Young trees are photographed at a tree farm. The trees at the plant nursery, which are emerging from the dirt, have been planted in straight rows. As the trees are cultivated they will continue to grow.
A torchiere is a type of floor lamp which has an upturned shade, casting light onto the ceiling of a room. The light reflects off the ceiling and effectively lights the entire room. A torchiere uses either fluorescent or halogen light bulbs.
Canna is a tropical flowering plant that comes in nineteen different varieties and grows well in temperate climates. It is often referred to as the canna lily, although it is not a true lily, but more closely related to the banana plant.
Potting soil is most often made from peat moss, composted plant materials, sand, and perlite, which is a volcanic glass that has a high water content, suitable for drainage in the potting soil.
A lone purple pansy blooms among a crate of pansy plants. Located in a plant nursery or greenhouse, this package of pansy plants is waiting to be bought and planted by an optimistic gardener.
A sturdy white fireplace mantel holds a model ship, green plant, and two metal bird sculptures. Below, a cozy fire crackles and snaps. Whether you are looking for warmth or ambience, a fire is a welcome addition to any room.
Wicker furniture is constructed of hard woven plant fibers such as willow switches, rattan stalks, or straw reeds. Wicker furniture was popular in Victorian times and continues to hold nostalgic appeal.
The discovery is among the strongest evidence in the fossil record that the insects pollinated prehistoric cycads, a plant that preceded flowering plants.
Nicholas St. Fleur. New York Times. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:44:03 GMT.
China found its second case of African swine fever (ASF) on Thursday at a slaughterhouse owned by WH Group Ltd's Chinese unit, stirring concerns about the spread of the deadly infection across the world's largest pig herd.
Reuters. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:48:10 -0400.
Plant owners view grasshoppers and crickets as greenery-eating pests, but new research indicates some of these insects pollinate flowers in the same way butterflies and bees do.
Straits Times. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
Studies of ancient plant remains from a medieval archaeological site in the Pamir Mountains of Uzbekistan have shown that fruits, such as apples, peaches, apricots, and melons, were cultivated in the foothills of Inner Asia. ...
Science Daily. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:05:21 EDT.
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