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Apples Vs. Oranges: Google Tool Offers Ultimate Nutrition Smackdown

Apples Vs. Oranges: Google Tool Offers Ultimate Nutrition Smackdown | botany | Scoop.it
Lawyers may tell you not to compare apples with oranges. But Google's new tool allows you to compare the nutrition of any food in a huge government database. You might even learn something surprising.

Via Ron Wolford, Paul Winski
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interesting artical makes me want to eat oranges more then apples

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Create beautiful containers : Home-and-garden

Create beautiful containers : Home-and-garden | botany | Scoop.it
Traditional planting means leaving space between plants in your container and letting it fill out in two or three weeks.

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if its better for the plants then i am ok with this

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Water quality protection training aimed at landscapers | Landscape ...

Water quality protection training aimed at landscapers | Landscape ... | botany | Scoop.it
The Western Integrated Pest Management Center developed training materials to help professional landscapers and grounds managers keep pesticides out of water sources.

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mekes me not want to drink water ever again

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Schools find new ways to get students to eat their vegetables

Schools find new ways to get students to eat their vegetables | botany | Scoop.it
Tracy Smith and Karra Hartog, cooks for Burnsville-Eagan-Savage schools, can do something thats a struggle for many parents -- get kids excited about vegetables.

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wow trick kids into eating what will they think of next

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MYSTERY PLANT: Clearing up botany's biggest questions - SCNow

MYSTERY PLANT: Clearing up botany's biggest questions - SCNow | botany | Scoop.it
MYSTERY PLANT: Clearing up botany's biggest questions
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Have you ever been inside an herbarium?

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very intersting i can understand why the two words get mixed up

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Brandies: Botany lesson for young, old - Tbo.com

Brandies: Botany lesson for young, old - Tbo.com | botany | Scoop.it
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Brandies: Botany lesson for young, old. Photos. Black pepper is the oldest trade item from the Orient and was used in Greek and Roman times as both a medicine and spice.

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great way to inform kids about what they eat

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Moveable Feast: A Pop-Up Farm in Brooklyn: Gardenista

Moveable Feast: A Pop-Up Farm in Brooklyn: Gardenista | botany | Scoop.it
North Brooklyn Farms is a pop-up oasis of kale, tomatoes, and eggplants growing in a former parking lot near the Williamsburg Bridge in the shadow of a defunct Domino Sugar factory.

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great way use space that id curently not being used

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Astronauts hope to grow lettuce on the moon in 2015

Astronauts hope to grow lettuce on the moon in 2015 | botany | Scoop.it

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souds cool but i dont think it will realy happen

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14 Breathtaking Garden Pathway Ideas

14 Breathtaking Garden Pathway Ideas | botany | Scoop.it

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kind stipid the artical lied they wernt breath taking

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Apples Vs. Oranges: Google Tool Offers Ultimate Nutrition Smackdown

Apples Vs. Oranges: Google Tool Offers Ultimate Nutrition Smackdown | botany | Scoop.it
Lawyers may tell you not to compare apples with oranges. But Google's new tool allows you to compare the nutrition of any food in a huge government database. You might even learn something surprising.

Via Ron Wolford, Paul Winski
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interesting artical makes me want to eat oranges more then apples

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10 Things You Need To Know About Crazy Ants

10 Things You Need To Know About Crazy Ants | botany | Scoop.it
The red imported fire ant may be a feared pest due to its painful stings, but there’s another ant species that is potentially even more destructive.

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good info on what ants are dangeros

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a good thing to do get kids to eat there veggies

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TERRAform raised bed makes gardening wheelchair accessible

TERRAform raised bed makes gardening wheelchair accessible | botany | Scoop.it

The TERRAform pod is made from food safe, UV-treated, recycled polyethylene that is molded to fit the dimensions of wheelchairs. When the three-sided pen is built around the pod it creates a garden at table height that allows easy access for planting, weeding and harvesting. Currently there are around 100 of the TERRAform pods being tested and used in gardens throughout France.

 

Follow the photo-link to read more about this collaborative effort.


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thats is a realy nice thing to do for the people stuck in wheel chairs

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Richard Spencer's curator insight, June 18, 2013 6:40 AM

this  looks  a  great  idea  for  the  disabled 

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Six Sources of Free Gardening Info

Six Sources of Free Gardening Info | botany | Scoop.it
Looking for gardening help, but don’t have a lot of money or time? No problem. In this post, Seasonal Wisdom shares six sources that provide lots of helpful information about landscape design, plant care, integrated pest management and more.

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i think it was a good artical but dosnt every one know thins

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Texas growers take aim at greening disease

Texas growers take aim at greening disease | botany | Scoop.it
The Asian citrus psyllid as well as citrus greening disease, formally known as huanglongbing, have been detected in Texas, but growers have taken steps to keep the disease and its vector under control.

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wow they might want to get a hold of that so it dosnt spread

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Oil spill discovered in Botany Bay - Marine Business

Oil spill discovered in Botany Bay - Marine Business | botany | Scoop.it
Oil spill discovered in Botany Bay Marine Business FOLLOWING periods of wild weather and torrential rain in Sydney it has been reported that a large oil spill has been discovered in Botany Bay, a recreational fishing haven situated in the city's...

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very suprising but how could you not know oil was down there

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UW botany study shows plants use calcium in stress response - UW Badger Herald

UW botany study shows plants use calcium in stress response - UW Badger Herald | botany | Scoop.it
UW botany study shows plants use calcium in stress response UW Badger Herald While plants and humans have little in common, a team of University of Wisconsin Department of Botany researchers were “astonished” after accidentally discovering calcium...

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it was very informative i didnt know plants could get stressed

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BOOT CAMP FARMS

BOOT CAMP FARMS | botany | Scoop.it
The issue of how best to improve the quality of life in East End of Bridgeport, CT has long frustrated residents and City officials.
BOOT CAMP FARMS has developed an innovative solution for a...

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sounds great and very informative but lets not be sending our farmers into war

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13 New Tropical Plants For 2014

13 New Tropical Plants For 2014 | botany | Scoop.it
New tropical varieties are great options for containers and combination planters, and boast bold-colored foliage sure to draw attention to patios and landscapes.

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very good slide show my favorite is Echeveria 'Red Ruffles'

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Cindy Meredith's curator insight, March 27, 2014 8:52 AM

Don't we love Tropicals for the bold, colorful look they give our gardens and containers? Take a look at these new introductions for 2014. 

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Growing Veggies Without The Garden

Growing Veggies Without The Garden | botany | Scoop.it
Last week, I was in Philadelphia eating lunch with a colleague — a bright young man from Mobile, Ala. He was very much invested in marketing, videography and photography and was now working with a horticulture company.

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this is stuppid if you want to grow plants do it for real not on a app

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Lobularia-A Great Plant for Harris County

Lobularia-A Great Plant for Harris County | botany | Scoop.it

  Lobularia Silver Stream in July If you like Alyssum which performs extremely well during the winter/early spring, but are disappointed that it quickly melts away when our heat and humidity sets in then Lobularia  (Lobularia hybrida) may be the...


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great info on  Lobularia hybrida makes it sound like a great plant if you still want it to look a snow during the summer

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'Summerina' Echibeckia

'Summerina' Echibeckia | botany | Scoop.it
Pacific Plug & Liner is displaying a number of varieties at California Spring Trials 2014.

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very informative about a rare plant living in the pasific coast

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