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Plants' 'spring switch' revealed

Plants' 'spring switch' revealed | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Researchers have identified the genetic "switch" that triggers the flowering process in plants as they respond to warmer temperatures.
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5 Simple Life Lessons From The Garden

5 Simple Life Lessons From The Garden | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
I can personally attest to the comfort that gardening provides me. And, I will go even further by saying that I have learned, and continue to learn, some valuable life lessons through my garden.
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Gina Stepp's comment, March 30, 2012 1:35 AM
Very resonant! The crabgrass in my rose garden is the most outstanding example in my experience of her lesson that:

"you cannot control everything. No matter how much I learn about gardening, how many classes I take, how many books I have read or consult, so that I do everything “right,” something can, and will, still go wrong. And, that is just like life, things just happen, we cannot control everything no matter how much we might think we can."

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Pesticides hit queen bee numbers

Pesticides hit queen bee numbers | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Some of the world's most commonly used pesticides are killing bees by damaging their ability to navigate and reducing numbers of queens, research suggests.
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Gina Stepp's comment, March 30, 2012 1:14 AM
Need those bees!!