Posts Tagged ‘plants’

On the Science of How Plants Talk to Each Other

Imagine this, a kernal (heh) of truth: Sound is so fundamental to life that some scientists now think there’s a kernel of truth to folklore that holds humans can commune with plants. And plants may use sound to communicate with one another. Do beetles eavesdrop on drought-stressed pine trees? Maybe so.

Fairy Houses, Bee Houses, and Garden Products to Avoid

Some fairies are said to live in boulders, others perhaps in purpose-built housing. In this blog post, a professional gardener in southern Colorado moves from greenhouses to fairy houses (with her dad as maintenance man) to bee houses. And please scroll to the bottom — it’s a long post — for a list of bee-killing […]