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November 15, 2019

Just what your garden needs– earthworms!

Earthworms, belonging to the phylum Annelida, are tubed-shaped segmented worms. They are found in soils throughout the world. These decomposers (organism that feeds on decomposing organic […]
October 31, 2019

‘Mums’ the flower to remember

As we know, the month of November is dedicated to the departed. It begins with All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day and continues throughout the […]
October 19, 2019

What to do with a sick plant

Just like human beings, plants get sick. All plants are susceptible to diseases. A plant becomes diseased when it is disturbed by a causal agent which […]
September 19, 2019

Understanding hurricanes

Since 1970, the North Atlantic has had an increase in hurricane activity. Data is showing that climate change increases the chances of these devastating weather events […]
September 6, 2019

Climate change and the Amazon

The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest in the world. It is approximately six million square kilometers making up 40 per cent of Brazil’s total […]
August 22, 2019

Soursop for restful ZZZ

It happens to everyone! We can all relate to those nights where we need to sleep but for some reason we just cannot. A restless night […]