It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like… Autumn! by Lo

by Lo
Dandelion Salad
July 15, 2012

Thought I’d share how the drought and very high temperatures have effected the plants and trees in my neighborhood and garden. Also a garden update.

Hostas

Image by Dandelion Salad via Flickr

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Jonathan Drori: The beautiful tricks of flowers

Dandelion Salad

 on Jul 6, 2011

Coreopsis
photo by Dandelion Salad

http://www.ted.com

In this visually dazzling talk, Jonathan Drori shows the extraordinary ways flowering plants — over a quarter million species — have evolved to attract insects to spread their pollen: growing ‘landing-strips’ to guide the insects in, shining in ultraviolet, building elaborate traps, and even mimicking other insects in heat.

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