Orchid Care and Breeding

Why would you want to know more about Orchids? They are the easiest to take care of and easy to breed. To water and take care of orchids, they only require 3 ice cubes a week. Orchids flower occasionally and are pretty.  Penn State Extension Video about Orchid Care A pretty …

Simple Tissue Culture

Tissue culture is used to quickly grow and produce plants. By using plant hormones and plant food you are able to keep the plant growing in a callus instead of growing normally. One callus can produce hundreds of plants. An overview of the process is take part of a plant you …

What is Aquaponics?

Aquaponics is a combination of two words: Aquaculture, caring for fish for economic value (to eat them) and Hydroponics, growing plants in …

Top 6 things to do in Autumn

1. Take a Walk To look at the leaves change colors and experience nature. Not a nature person? Well, it’s good for …

Monocots and Dicots

Monocots and Dicots are two plant types of Angiosperm. Together they make up the majority of plants on earth. They get their …

Types of Pollen

There are two types of pollen; Binucleate pollen and Trinucleate pollen. The difference is that Binucleates has two nuclei in the pollen and Trinucleates …

Tree Grafting

Grafting is a process used to attach one part of a plant onto another plant, combining them into one plant. It’s a …

Hybrid Corn

If you haven’t already, read about Mendel and Basic Genetics. Here we will talk more about hybrids and how they are important …

Mendelian (Basics) Genetics

This covers the basics of genetics. We’ll be talking about Gregor Mendel, the father of modern genetics. Mendel was a priest that …