Royal Botanic Gardendale, Kew - celebrates 250 years of existence.
In 1759, William Aiton was appointed to take care of the gardens extend to KEW Princess Augusta.
Kew 200 includes 000 species of cultivated plants and artifacts about the origin of 80 000 plants and fungi.
Discover program entering the anniversary of Kew Garden http://www.kew.org/events/kew2009.html
Poisonous plants, indoor and outdoor
Drawings inspired by nature
Each draft of my plant's leaves and ends with a human face, because every man should be reflected in the beauty of nature.
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.
Types of forests
Classification depends mainly forests position, distance from equator, altitude and climate.
Tropical forests - all year round temperatures are high and precipitation. Tropical moist forests are found near the equator. In tropical forests there is a season of drought. Most trees have crown umbeliforma.