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2009
Plants that attract rabbits and squirrels
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Phlox subulata, Solanum wendlandii, Hedera helix, Jasminum, Lonicera, Ajuga, Colchicum autumnale, Ranunculus, Hippeastrum, Amaryllis, Zantedeschia aethiopica, Brunsvigia, Gloriosa, Gladiolus, Iris, Convallaria majalis, Narcissus, Oxalis and Anemone.

 

A remedy against them is sprayed plants or bulbs for a few moments immersed in water cu hot peppers.

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Plants, women and menstrual pain

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Forests aspirin

Of NCAR scientists discovered that plants in a forest respond to stress by producing nuts in significant amounts to a form of aspirin.

Unlike humans, who are advised to take aspirin to decrease a temperature, plants and their ability to produce their own aspirin, leading to the formation of proteins that stimulate the biochemical defense system, says Thomas Karl, NCAR, which led study.

 
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