Swiss cheese plants' iconic leaves help them to avoid stress, according to a US scientist.    Their familiar hole-riddled leaves allow the plants to capture sunlight more regularly, his research suggests.    The counterintuitive idea explains how such plants can survive in shady rainforests.    Commonly grown as house plants, they are found in the wild from southern Mexico to Colombia.

Why cheese plants are full of holes

Swiss cheese plants' iconic leaves help them to avoid stress, according to a US scientist. Their familiar hole-riddled leaves allow the plants to capture sunlight more regularly, his research suggests. The counterintuitive idea explains how such pla

This is wild. A two-headed albino Honduran milk snake is shown in Ridge Manor, Florida. Snake of this species are normally orange and black. Daniel Parker, a University of Central Florida biologist, says two-headed snakes have been documented to live as long as 20 years in captivity. But with two brains giving commands to a single body, Parker says the snake would have a difficult time surviving in the wild.

S-s-seeing double: Rare albino snake with two heads bred in Florida

A two-headed albino Honduran milk snake is shown in Ridge Manor, Florida. Snake of this species are normally orange and black. Daniel Parker, a University of Central Florida biologist, says two-headed.

Guide to foraging for autumn wild foods in the UK and some recipes for delicious cobnut pesto, agua frescas and apple crumble!

A Foraging Witch :: Guide to foraging for autumn wild foods in the UK and some recipes for delicious cobnut pesto, agua frescas and apple crumble!

There are lots of edible plants growing just outside your door. Use our guide to learn how to locate and incorporate wild plants into your daily diet.

An Urban Foraging Guide

There are lots of edible plants growing just outside your door. Use our guide to learn how to locate and incorporate wild plants into your daily diet. **BE AWARE OF PESTICIDE USE & POLLUTION !

Chicory is an edible wild plant. It’s a bushy plant with small blue, lavender, and white flowers. You can eat the entire plant. Pluck off the young leaves and eat them raw or boil them. The chicory’s roots will become tasty after boiling. And you can pop the flowers in your mouth for a quick snack.

Edible Wild Plants: 19 Wild Plants You Can Eat to Survive in the Wild

Chicory (Cichorium intybus) You’ll find chicory growing in Europe, North America, and Australia. It’s a bushy plant with small blue, lavender, and white flowers. You can eat the entire plant. Pluck off the young leaves and eat them raw or boil them.

If you can't avoid close combat

If you can't avoid close combat

If you can't avoid close combat. Why do you need to know how to protect yourself from a spider? It will literally just run away from you, just walk away.

Guide to foraging for autumn wild foods in the UK and some recipes for delicious cobnut pesto, agua frescas and apple crumble!

Autumn is a prime time for foraging wild foods! Click through for more detailed info.

Baptisia alba, also known as Wild Indigo has dark black stems and creamy white flowers.

~Baptisia alba, or White Wild Indigo has dark black stems and creamy white flowers in The Gravel Garden.

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