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The Life Cycle of a Plant Explained
The Life Cycle of a Plant Explained

The Life Cycle of a Plant Explained

It’s one thing to think about the cycle of life in terms of seasons. In northern climates, winter is a time of snow cover and cold. A few plants have specialized to live in these climates, but most begin life in the spring or summer and die (or go dormant) in the autumn. In this article, we answer how that works and dive into the life cycle of a plant.

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American Ginseng – Panax quinquefolius (Plant Profile)
American Ginseng – Panax quinquefolius (Plant Profile)

American Ginseng – Panax quinquefolius (Plant Profile)

Ginseng has been used for centuries as a medicinal plant, known across the globe for its powerful properties, but did you know that ginseng is also native to the Western world?
Unfortunately, this plant is endangered and facing extinction in the wild, so learning about the plant, its habitat, and the significance of its situation is critical to conservation efforts.

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Environment
The Bees in Your Backyard: Identifying Different Types of Bees
The Bees in Your Backyard: Identifying Different Types of Bees

The Bees in Your Backyard: Identifying Different Types of Bees

There are so many more species of bee living within your local ecosystem than the common honeybee. Learning how to identify bees is one of the best ways you can get to know your backyard ecosystem a little bit better and begin overcoming any fear of the lovely insects you might have.

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