• 2016
  • The Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District's 25th annual plant sale fundraiser will take place April 29, 30 & May 1, 2016 at Tanger Outlet in Westbrook. (courant.com)
  • For photos and more information about our extensive selection go to the 'Plant Info/Photos' tab on our website at www.conservect.org/ctrivercoastal , and check out our 2016 brochure and order form. (courant.com)
  • grasses
  • NEC,in collaboration with the Kyoto Institute of Technology and a representative Japanese lacquerware artist, Dr. Yutaro Shimode , announced today the development of a bioplastic using resin (cellulose resin) from grasses, trees and other non-edible plant resources that features the highly regarded " Urushi black " color of Japanese traditional lacquerware . (fareastgizmos.com)
  • fruits
  • Our findings show that exosome-like nanoparticles are present in edible fruits and vegetables and reveal a previously unrecognized strategy by which plants communicate with mammalian cells via exosome-like nanoparticles in the gut, and in particular intestinal macrophages and stem cells. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • roots
  • The minute amounts of poison found in many seeds, leaves and roots are the result of the protracted arms race between plants and the animals that try to eat them. (nhpr.org)
  • Humans most commonly eat the seeds (e.g. maize, wheat, coffee and various nuts), fruit (e.g. tomato), leaves (e.g. lettuce, spinach, and cabbage), or roots (e.g. carrots and beets), but humans also eat the stems of many plants (e.g. asparagus). (wikipedia.org)
  • They conduct water and mineral nutrients through {xylem} tissue from roots upward, and organic compounds and some mineral nutrients through phloem tissue in any direction within the plant. (wikipedia.org)
  • The roots and tops are also used as winter feed for livestock, when they may be fed directly, or by allowing the animals to forage the plants in the field. (wikipedia.org)
  • weeds
  • Known as the Lady of the Forest, Hatter pointed out numerous plants - both those commonly grown and those found literally underfoot that some might view as noxious weeds - and explained how they can be used in cooking , to heal aches and pains or even to mend clothing. (mnn.com)
  • ginger
  • The investigators isolated plant derived exosome-like nanoparticles (EPDENs) from ginger, carrot, grape and grapefruit, and observed their behavior in mammalian cells (mice). (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Ginger root The edible portion is a branched underground compressed stem also referred to as a rhizome. (wikipedia.org)
  • varieties
  • In 1920, Grace wrote in the Gardener's Chronicles that registration of new plant varieties was important in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • leaves
  • The leaves are edible in small quantities but they have a strong taste and a pungent smell. (hubpages.com)
  • Tree mallow flowers and leaves are edible as are the seeds that are like tiny nuts and known as "little breads" in Jersey in the Channel Islands. (hubpages.com)
  • The leaves are also edible however, you'll want to look for young ones. (thereadystore.com)
  • Dandelion leaves have jagged edges, grow close to the ground and typically grow in bright areas.The great thing about them though is that they are entirely edible. (thereadystore.com)
  • Because goutweed's starch reserves are typically depleted by spring, removal of leaves in spring could be effective in starving the plant. (wikipedia.org)
  • seeds
  • They include many that are misleading or ambiguous, being derived from comparing the Common Jack-bean to plants with similar seeds or fruit: they thrive in warm, sunny, places with lots of water or rain. (wikipedia.org)
  • The fruit is an edible bright yellow or orange globose berry 2.5-4 cm diameter, with the skin and flesh of a uniform colour and containing several small seeds. (wikipedia.org)
  • grows
  • Scurvy grass ( Cochlearia officinalis ) is a herb that grows at the tops of beaches and on cliffs, It is a small plant and has white flowers. (hubpages.com)
  • The plant grows in succulent mats on sand or other coastal substrate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Quantities
  • Quantities of certain plants are limited, so don't miss out-reserve your plants by sending in your order, and order early for the best selection! (courant.com)
  • wetland
  • Hal is an avid canoeist and routinely leads canoe excursions for the Friends of the Rappahannock and other groups, communicating the importance of identification and conservation of wetland plant communities. (stratfordhall.org)
  • If you have a wet spot, choose wetland plants. (motherearthnews.com)
  • flowers
  • Overly fertile soil may cause the plants to become bushy and produce less flowers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The plant bears attractive neatly rounded heads of small, bright golden flowers. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is dioecious, with male and female flowers on separate plants, though some female plants are parthenogenetic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Deer and peccaries eat its fruit, various birds use the plant for nesting and cover, and insects eat the nectar from its flowers. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • Another plant that is classified as an herb is fennel ( Foeniculum vulgare ) and it is often found growing in land bordering the sea. (hubpages.com)
  • Tree mallow ( Lavatera arborea ) is a very attractive plant that is often found on cliffs and rocky areas by the sea and growing on islands. (hubpages.com)
  • Notably, EPDENs were found to be resistant to gastric and intestinal enzymatic digestion, further indicating they are capable of exerting significant biological effects by escaping digestive degradation, which has also been found with lectins and microRNA's within edible foods. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • If you are in a dry region, the majority of the plants will be found near water sources. (thereadystore.com)
  • To demonstrate the practical uses of plants that might be found in many neighborhoods, she led a group attending the 2014 Cullowhee Native Plant Conference on a short walk outside the sports complex at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. (mnn.com)
  • Landscape
  • Luckily, there are low-maintenance ways to add edible plants to an existing landscape that are also visually appealing. (eventbrite.com)
  • These plants can be a great (and tasty) addition to any residential or commercial landscape. (eventbrite.com)
  • Make your garden more productive, plant an edible forest garden by learning how to mimic a natural forest in your landscape. (motherearthnews.com)
  • The son from this second marriage, Robert Sturtevant, was a landscape architect who was close to his half-sister Grace and worked with her on plant breeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • It's often used as a companion plant for its insect-repelling properties. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tagetes tenuifolia is one of these and is often planted near small creeks or puddle prone areas to repel bugs, especially mosquitoes. (wikipedia.org)
  • farnesiana has been planted throughout the world, and is often considered a weed. (wikipedia.org)
  • look
  • This is the first study of its kind to look at the role of exosomes, small vesicles secreted by plant and animal cells that participate in intercellular communication, in interspecies (plant-animal) communication. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • The distribution of plant diseases: A look into the biogeography of the future. (wikipedia.org)
  • small
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  • The plant produces many small flower heads in a flat-topped array, each head with 5 ray florets and 7-9 disc florets. (wikipedia.org)
  • garden
  • just wonder then how safe it realy is in the environment of the vege/edible garden. (bio.net)
  • The author's recently planted forest garden, still in the early stages of growth. (motherearthnews.com)
  • A forest garden in profile: the tree, shrub and ground plant layers. (motherearthnews.com)
  • With a little planning, you can grow a productive forest garden, full of plants that work together in imitation of a natural forest. (motherearthnews.com)
  • As a garden plant, it can grow to over 2 meters, provided it gets enough nutrients, rich soil, sun and warmth. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • Edward Lewis Sturtevant (January 23, 1842 - July 30, 1898) was an American agronomist and botanist who wrote Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World. (wikipedia.org)
  • grow
  • Both activities can be easily combined because there are many edible plants that grow by the sea. (hubpages.com)
  • Marsh samphire, however, is very different in appearance and forms either single stalked or branched plants that grow in the mud and sand at river mouths and in salt-marshes. (hubpages.com)
  • Marigolds are regarded as one of the easiest plants to grow. (wikipedia.org)
  • occurs
  • A traditional food plant in the areas it occurs, this little-known fruit has potential to improve nutrition, boost food security, foster rural development and support sustainable landcare. (wikipedia.org)
  • ground
  • Harvest romaine lettuce by pulling the entire plant from the ground or trimming it just above the soil level. (reference.com)
  • A year later, several ground-level plants have been added around the trees. (motherearthnews.com)
  • Once established, the plants are highly competitive, also in shaded environments, and can reduce the diversity of ground cover, and prevent the establishment of tree and shrub seedlings. (wikipedia.org)
  • The smallest piece of rhizome left in the ground will quickly form a sturdy new plant. (wikipedia.org)
  • tall
  • Plants are 40-60 cm (16-24 in) tall in their first year at the mature vegetative stage, and 1.5-2.0 m (4.9-6.6 ft) tall when flowering in the second year. (wikipedia.org)