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Kentucky State Parks Plan Count of Animals, Plants

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Parks across Kentucky are inviting children to learn about biology and participate in a scientific count of living organisms. A statement from Kentucky State Parks says officials plan to hold a “BioBlitz” on Saturday when students, teachers, scientists and others conduct a count of animals, plants and other organisms in a designated area. Park naturalists and other experts will be available to offer assistance. Carey Ruff… Read Article →

How do plants perceive the world?

Plants perceive the world without eyes, ears or brains. Understanding how can teach us a lot about them, and potentially a lot about us as well. Plants, according to Jack C Schultz, “are just very slow animals”. This is not a misunderstanding of basic biology. Schultz is a professor in the Division of Plant Sciences at the University of Missouri in Columbia, and has spent four decades investigating the interactions… Read Article →

Plant-Based Is Not the Same as Vegetarianism

Referring to heart disease, Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., MD asks, “Why is there reticence to provide the public with guidelines that will spare them this disease or its progression?” in an article published in The American Journal of Cardiology. “The National Research Council position was that a dietary fat recommendation lower than 30% would be too frustrating for those attempting to achieve a significant reduction. Although it is uncertain to… Read Article →

Artificial Grass Lawns – A Good Choice?

Most home owners have considered, at some stage, either putting in natural lawn or artificial grass. Artificial grass, also commonly known as synthetic grass, astroturf or even “no-mow grass”, can be an excellent addition to any home. This post provides some useful information about artificial grass, covering its benefits, uses and why you might consider installing this at your place. First of all, let’s take a closer look at what artificial grass… Read Article →

Garden Design Ideas Using Fruit

As the leaves unclothe the trees and the bare bones of my garden are exposed, I find it nearly impossible to look around without thinking ‘I wonder if I could squeeze in another apple tree, or some blackcurrants, or maybe even some more blueberry bushes?’ It doesn’t help that we’re now entering that exciting time of year when trees and bushes can be purchased with their roots naked of all… Read Article →

The concept of low maintenance garden design ideas

A low maintenance garden is what everyone prefers nowadays because your busy life hardly allows you to spend time on your garden. People want a garden which does not need regular maintenance. This is also because affording a gardener is an issue with many. The recent garden design trend is that people quickly get some pots or ready-made plants from the shop and put them on their balcony or terrace. With time, this will… Read Article →

Grand Lake, Colorado – Not to Be Missed When Visiting Rocky Mountain National Park

Many tourists who visit Rocky Mountain National Park only experience the town of Estes Park on its eastern side. But for those lucky travellers who take the Trail Ridge Road (U.S. 34, the highest continuous motorway in the United States, with more than eight miles above 11,000 feet) 48 miles across Rocky Mountain National Park westward, they land in the charming Town of Grand Lake, Colorado. Situated on the shores… Read Article →

Denver Day Trip to Grand Lake For Families

The joy of living in Denver or just visiting is the wealth of summer activities. One great day trip is one to Grand Lake. You’ll be visiting the headwaters of the Colorado River and will experience the thrills and beauty of a high mountain lake surrounded by snow-capped mountains. The lake forms a boundary to Rocky Mountain Park. You’ll have a good chance at spotting deer, moose, elk and osprey… Read Article →

Grand Lake Oklahoma – Fun for Everyone!

Welcome to Grand Lake Oklahoma…a home to many and a playground to so many more. Whether you are looking for relaxation or non-stop action, you can find it at Grand Lake. First, the details: You can find Grand Lake in far Northeastern Oklahoma, in the foothills of the Ozarks. Grand Lake is approximately 64 miles long, with around 1,300 miles of shoreline, and is created by the longest multiple-arch dam… Read Article →