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Several plants have shown effectiveness in repelling insects. This is likely because these plants produce compounds that are toxic to insects or make it difficult for them to feed. If you're looking for a natural way to keep pests at bay, consider planting some insect-repelling plants in your home and garden.
Home gardening accounts for an astonishing 75% of all pesticides used in North America, making it several million pounds used per year. Fortunately, there are a number of natural alternatives to these potent and dangerous chemicals, most of which are harmless to people and animals.
What links the London Stock Exchange, posh grocer Fortnum & Mason and the Scottish parliament building in Edinburgh? All great institutions, of course, but they have also proudly introduced...
The latest service to be revolutionised by drones might not be package delivery or internet connections but the far more valuable service of pollination. Researchers in Japan have been...
We know that plants can sense and react to changes in the temperature, to harsh winds and even to physical stimulus, but a new study completed at the University...
Every now and then, nature gives us things that make us look twice. Bio-luminescence is one of those things, literally meaning bio and light, it refers to the production of...
“We don’t eat animals,” my 3-year-old told our new neighbor proudly before her smile turned to deep seriousness, “but, my papa kills black weirdos ’cause they will hurt me.” “Widows,”...
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