Begonia Flowers – All you need to know

Begonia Flowers - All you need to know

Begonia Flowers are known for their attractive blooms, the Begonia is a timeless favorite among gardeners. it consists of more than 1,700 species. Begonias also make for good indoor plants if kept by a sunny window and watered regularly. Its sun requirement is both a Full Sun or Partial Shade sun and a well-drained soil. They grow up to a Height of about: 0.5 – 1.5 feet and Blooms in: Late Spring – Early Fall with its Deer Resistant unique feature. Common Begonia Flower Types (1) Wax begonias The most common are Begonia semperflorens…

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Barberry (Berberis vulgaris): Importance and Health Benefits

Barberry (Berberis vulgaris): Importance and Health Benefits

Barberry (Berberis vulgaris) is a berberine-containing plant that is used to fight infections due to its antibacterial, antifungal and antiprotozoal properties. Barberry can also be used to prevent and treat diabetes, aid digestion, cleanse your liver and gallbladder, and improve your cardiovascular health by improving hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias and ischemic heart disease. According to a recent research that was being carried out on this plant, the Chemical compounds of Berberis vulgaris L. (Imanshahidi et al., 2008) are as follows: Table 1 Chemical compounds of Berberis vulgaris L. (Imanshahidi et al.,…

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The Life-Span of Farm Animals

The Life-Span of Farm Animals

This implies how long farm animals can live before they die naturally. Well, being food animals, it is difficult to predict this because almost all of the time they are not allowed to reach its full age before they are being slaughtered. Therefore, knowing their life span may be difficult. However, I have seen some farm animals like Sheep and Goat of five years and Cattle of fifteen years before. The Life Expectancy of Farm Animals What is the relationship between the size of an animal and how long it…

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