In the garden
As we move into our summer season, many flowers and vegetables should be planted from bedding plants rather than seeds this month. June is an ideal month to plant subtropical trees and shrubs and other warmth-loving plants.
Why we shouldn't wait to go to Mars
In the opinion piece “Mars can wait. Oceans can’t,” published recently on ... but simply a disingenuous way to give up our effort to reach the Red Planet. But why should we try? There are three reasons. Reason # 1: For the knowledge.
Lichens won't kill trees, but Ganaderma butt rot will
Both plants have lichen-like grayish patches on their trunks. Could these patches kill the trees? -- David Walter ... by the cycad scale and few survived. The sago palm can grow to 20 feet or more and produces branches if not attacked.
Strategizing for the Ethanol Industry
It is puzzling why the biofuels industry continues to defend these subsidies when it has its mandates in place. Tax credits cost taxpayers more than $5 billion per year ... and would still potentially grow their industry above and beyond their already ...
Eclectic international eats at Sugar Beets
When asked about the inspiration for Sugar Beets, he said, “I’ve been doing the special dishes on Friday nights for a while now. One of my dreams has been to have a place where I can do the specials every day of the week.” Ledesma says that the name ...