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First Flower Grown In Space

NASA Shows Off First Flower Grown In Space

NASA astronaut and International Space Station Commander Scott Kelly has shared images of the first flower grown in space: a zinnia that recently came to bloom.
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Bill’s Garden Adventure — Episode 4: How to grow The Great Pumpkin, plus the...

Want to get your kids, or maybe your grandkids, interested in gardening?
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Extra CO2 The Cause Of Dryland Greening Trends

Earth's drylands are getting greener. The phenomenon has been documented in satellite images over the last several years, but scientists haven't been able to explain the trend.
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Bill Gephardt’s Garden Adventure: Weeding, Watering, Fertilizing — Episode 6

We've prepped the soil, planted the crops and fired the first salvos in our ongoing war against weeds. Now comes time to take this "growing" enterprise to the next level.
Drought Threatens

Drought Threatens Nearly All U.S. Forests

While the California drought has been a topic of discussion nationally for some time, researchers are now saying the effects of climate change -- and specifically, drought -- could put forests across the United States in danger.