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Some plants control the growth of other plants


Some plant species inhibit the growth of others. We’ve all heard people say that certain plants stop others from growing, but is there a scientific basis for it? There is and it’s called allelopathy. Allelopathy is when plants release chemicals … Continue reading

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Explore every angle to combat mosquitoes


A few weeks ago I wrote about ways we could get the upper hand on mosquito populations. Eliminating their habitat is the best option. However, living in a region with ubiquitous standing water, that can be difficult. Many plants contain … Continue reading

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