Hickory trees are deciduous hardwoods native to the eastern half of america. At least 20 species have adapted to the southern, northern and central climates of this region. Hickory wood is identifying for its cream-colored sapwood that contrasts with the tan to brownish or dark-red heartwood and has recently grown in popularity. Tool Handles Hickory … Continue reading Uses for a Hickory Tree
A seed is like an egg to get the plant embryo. Outside, the seed has a hardened shell that protects the tender and young plant while, indoors, it provides a package of nutrition which keeps the plant living for a moment. This period differs from plant to plant and also can influence your ability to … Continue reading The Longevity of Flower, Vegetable & Herb Seeds
The term “winter vegetable” is frequently used to describe that which are technically “cool season” vegetables which are planted in the late summer or early fall and lift well into the fall and winter. What winter vegetables are great to plant is dependent mainly on the harshness of the winter. A few winter vegetables may … Continue reading What Is a Great Winter Vegetable to Plant?
A wide variety of plants feature both thorns and fruit — vines such as blackberry and gooseberry, many citrus trees, flowering quince, wild apples, cacti and roses. Thorns, spines or prickles are an evolutionary adaptive mechanism developed by plants to guard their fruits from grazing animals, ensuring survival and reproduction. Many of them are acceptable … Continue reading What Plants Have Thorns and Fruit?