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How to make cut flowers last longer
Roses are red, violets are blue, your flowers will die, but hopefully not soon.
Monarch butterflies show hints of a comeback out West, but experts are cautious
People's efforts to plant milkweed and other native habitats are aiding the species' survival.
Bees and butterflies have trouble smelling flowers in polluted air
Researchers have found that diesel exhaust and ozone make it difficult for pollinators to find flowers, reducing plant-production rates.
How to preserve flowers in 4 easy ways
Dry ‘em, press ‘em, and, uh ... microwave ‘em?
7 edible flowers and how to use them
These flowers aren't just pretty, they're also delicious
This incredibly rare orchid survives by making male beetles horny
When a species is a rare as the Disa forficaria, pollination requires some creativity.
Add a macro lens to your phone for hours of cheap entertainment
Getting up close to everyday objects can produce some truly fascinating photos.
The tricks to keeping flower arrangements gorgeous for as long as possible
Pretty petals and vases are just the beginning—especially when it comes to fending off bacteria.
To remain hidden, these beetles sparkle like jewels
A prehistoric beetle got caught in a sticky situation. Millions of years later, it’s helping scientists understand the first flowers.
How the sunflower transformed from a garden novelty to a mighty beast
Demand for the plant's oil fueled the rise in popularity.