Garden Trivia

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Apples are 25% air, that's why they float on water.

Bamboo is the fastest growing woody plant. It can grow up to 35 inches in one day.

Bananas are not actually trees, but perennial herbs which grow from large rhizomes, much like ginger.

Caffeine serves the function of a pesticide in Coffee plants.

Carrots were originally purple in color.

Evidence has been found that Grapes were grown to make wine around 8000 years ago! Definitely a popular pastime!

Peaches, Pears, Apricots, Quinces, Strawberries and Apples are all members of the Rose family.

Peanuts are not actually nuts, they are legumes and related to beans and lentils.

Pockets of air inside Cranberries cause them to float in water.

Potatoes were first cultivated in Peru roughly 7000 years ago.

Snapdragon flowers resemble a dragon. If you squeeze the sides of the flower, a dragons mouth will appear to open and close.

Strawberry is the only fruit that bears seeds on the outside.

Sunflowers can be used to extract toxins such as arsenic, lead and uranium from contaminated soil.

There are over 300,000 identified plant species and the list is constantly growing!

Trees are the longest living organisms on planet earth.

Using energy from the sun, plants turn Carbon Dioxide into food in a process known as Photosynthesis.

Vanilla flavoring is actually extracted from the pod of an Orchid named 'Vanilla Planifolia'.