From beautiful to bizarre, here are some of the oddest looking members of the plant family.
The true stories behind some of the most famous plants to appear in literature, film, music and legend - Edelweiss, Mandrake, Frankincense, the Mayflower and Lotus blossom. And many others.
The rainbow eucalyptus is an unusual tree with a beautiful, multicoloured trunk. A trunk's colours change as the tree sheds strips of bark, creating living art.
Wild primulas and primroses have been cultivated and hybridized to make a huge collection of attractive plants. The flowers have a wonderful range of colours.
The catnip herb is a type of catmint. It has culinary uses and is also used in traditional medicine. Some cats become very excited when they smell catnip.
Plants show a wonderful diversity and comprise some of the smallest and largest organisms on our planet. In order for them to be properly studied, they need to be classified - learn how here!
Angiosperm which means “enclosed seed” commonly known as flowering plants have various roles of sexual reproduction, seed development and fruit production; numerous plants produce very visible flowers that have...
At first glance a quaking aspen and white birch look almost identical. However, upon closer examination, the two stately trees are quite different.
Foxgloves are beautiful but poisonous flowers in the wild and in the garden. They contain digitalis, which is a useful heart medication but can also be dangerous.
Play a photosynthesis relay race, create an edible leaf structure, act out the parts of a tree, examine and classify tree leaves and use them to identify trees, and more in this fun, hands-on lesson on leaves and trees!...