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Swap your toxic household plants for these 4 pet-friendly alternatives
Keep your pesky new pet alive by avoiding certain houseplants.
Is it ok to eat GMO foods? Scientists say ‘yes.’
Human health-wise, they’re perfectly fine.
This plant spins its own woolen coat
The alpine plant shoots the substance out of holes in its cell walls.
Understanding plant biological clocks could boost future agriculture
Plants have their cycles, too—and knowing them could bring down how much water, fertilizer, and herbicide we use.
Your ‘basic’ fall leaf photos could serve as evidence of climate change
Vacation albums are a surprising way to track shifts in the seasonal calendar.
Why are meat companies fighting over labels on plant-based foods?
Their efforts to limit use of the “m-word” could ultimately hurt their own sales.
Designer plants could help you do your laundry
The tobacco plant could make cheap detergent instead of cigarettes.
Start growing a verdant indoor garden in three easy steps
Excerpt: How to Make a Plant Love You
What is the difference between a tree and a shrub?
Choose your fighter: tree or shrub.
Watering space plants is hard, but NASA has a plan
Fluid dynamics on the International Space Station makes growing tomatoes difficult.