View Single Post
  #1  
Old 06-11-2015, 05:27 AM
Saliha's Avatar
Saliha Saliha is offline
Grill Master
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Finland
Posts: 2,151
Thanks: 1,445
Thanked 1,438 Times in 984 Posts
Saliha is on a distinguished road
Default Random Gardening Tips

And some funny facts too.

--------------------------------

The scientific name for the tomato is Lycopersicon lycopersicum, which means, “wolf peach.”


--------------------------------------------------

Cool as a cucumber? It's true ... the inside of a cucumber on the vine measures as much as 20 degrees cooler than the outside air on a warm day.

--------------------------------------------

The Daisy got its name because the yellow center resembled the sun. It was commonly known as the "day's eye" and over time, was eventually called daisy.

-------------------------------------------------

When your hands are badly stained from gardening, add a teaspoon of sugar to the soapy water the wash them.

----------------------------------

Foxglove is a kind of pink tubular flower which derived its name from old English belief that foxes slipped into these flowers to sneak up on their prey!

-------------------------------------------

Dandelions look like weeds, but the flowers and leaves are a good source of vitamins A and C, iron, calcium and potassium. One cup of dandelion greens provides 7,000-13,000 I.U. of vitamin .

-----------------------------------

Angelica was used in Europe for hundreds of years as a cure for everything from the bubonic plague to indigestion. It was thought to ward off evil spirits.







__________________
I am not sure if chocolate cookie a day keeps a doctor away but surely it keeps friends near.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Saliha For This Useful Post:
Johnny West (10-16-2015)