A Little Bit Of Trivia
Run your mouse over the colored balls to
find the answers
Several species of what low vines
of the heath family are grown wild in marshlands in
Europe but are cultivated in bogs in the United States?
Hyacinth, the common name for a
genus of plants, is part of what plant family?
What herb of the parsley family classified
as "anethum graveolens" is used for flavoring
pickles and sauces?
Fruits are classified according
to the arrangement from which the derive, and how many
such arrangements are there?
What fruit is a pod which usually splits
along two sides?
What is the term in botany for a dry
one-seeded fruit which does not split open along a
definite seam at maturity?
What is the term for the offspring of a
cross between two different species or subspecies?
What is the term for any plant of the family
What is the common name for three families
of flowering dicot plants which have leaves modified for
trapping and digesting insects?
What is the term for cutting garden foliage
into decorative shapes?
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some help in planning your garden. Whether or prefer
flowers, veggies, or just houseplants, there's something
green and growing for any taste and any budget.
http://www.michiganbulb.com/mbc/default.asp - Michigan Bulb
http://www.garden.com - Garden.com
http://www.burpee.com - Burpee
Myths, Hoaxes, and Urban Legends
We all get them - those e-mails warning us
of dire happenings to our computers, our credit cards, or
even our physical well-being. Which ones are true and
which are fake? Before clogging someone's mail with a
warning, check it out to be absolutely sure it isn't just
Computer Virus Myths home page
CIAC Internet Hoaxes
Urban Legends and Folklore - Home Page
Korova Multimedia § Hoax du Jour
If you're a member of AOL, check out KEYWORD:
VIRUS for some great information and links on
viruses, trojan horses, password sniffers, worms, and
those infernal hoaxes.