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Philodendron patents

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://patents.justia.com/patents-by-us-classification/PLT/381 The above URL leads to a page about Philodendron patents, which are useful for determining information about a particular kind of Philodendron's history (and for identifying the correct name, etc.) Edit: There aren't as many P...read more

Breeds of Spadeleaf Philodendron

in Spadeleaf Philodendron
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Breeds of Spadeleaf Philodendron: • Jose Buono • Lemon Lime (also see here ) • Variegatum

Breeds of Giant Philodendron

in Giant Philodendron
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
List of Giant Philodendron breeds: • Elephant Ear

Breeds of selloum

in Selloum
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
List of selloum breeds: • Hope (See the patent for 'Little Hope' , which lets us know that 'Hope' is a breed of selloum, and unpatented.) • Little Hope • PHM1 • Shangri-La • TWYPH0007 • Winterbourn • Xanadu-II (from a mutation of Winterbourn)

Breeds of Philodendron hederaceum (Heartleaf Philodendron)

in Philodendron hederaceum
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
List of breeds: • Brasil (Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium) • Lemon Lime • UFM1 (Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium) • Variegated Heartleaf Philo (AKA Variegatum, not to be confused with Philodendron domesticum 'Variegatum'; this Philodendron seems to be the one that most resem...read more

Breeds of Blushing Philodendron

in Blushing Philodendron
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
List of breeds of Blushing Philodendron: • Pink Princess

Houseplants from seed

in Plant
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I'm very interested in the concept of growing houseplants from seed. There doesn't seem to be much information that is easy to find about it, however. So, I plan to put information I discovered in this thread. I've read that these can be grown from seed: • Adromischus cristatus (Crinkle Lea...read more

Tuna fish sandwich recipes

in Fish
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
So, I just made some tuna fish sandwiches. They turned out pretty good, in a tangy, peppery sort of way. Here's what I did: I mixed two cans of Winco tuna in water (drained) with some mayonnaise, a quartered and sliced tomato, several slices of pickled banana peppers (I don't think they're th...read more

Golden pothos houseplants have juvenile leaves

in Golden Pothos
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.exoticrainforest.com/Epipremnum%20aureum%20pc.html The above website shows pictures of how Golden Pothos leaves look as they mature in the wild. Apparently, they can look a lot different than most of us are probably used to who don't live somewhere tropical. Anyway, take a look! ...read more

List of Epipremnum aureum breeds

in Golden Pothos
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Here is a list of golden pothos breeds: • Glacier • Hawaiian • Jade Pothos • Jessenia • Manjula • Marble Queen • Neon Pothos • Pearls and Jade Sources: • https://leafyplace.com/types-of-pothos-plants/ I didn't add Golden Pothos as a breed, because it seems to refer to the whole ...read more
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
We can only compost so much stuff at a time, and some things we don't want to compost, due to pathogens or whatever. So, I got an idea: Why not just burn it, and use it as ash in the garden? Works great so far. We already use a wood stove to burn wood into ash for the garden. Our compost thing i...read more

Eletric eels hunting in a group

in Electric Eel
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/01/210114163927.htm The link above is to an article about how researchers saw many electric eels intelligently work together to hunt prey. So, they say electric eels aren't just solitary predators after all.

Yikes

in COVID-19
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2021/01/11/japan-covid-variant-how-it-compares-to-strains-in-uk-south-africa.html https://blog.helix.com/b117-variant-updated-data/ That's on top of the devastation in the UK (ai think with the b117 strain), and the ferret farm variant.

Omega-6 fats

in Plant
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletter_article/no-need-to-avoid-healthy-omega-6-fats The article linked above tells about how omega-6 fats are actually good to neutral for people (not bad).

Radishrain: Houseplants to-get list

in Plant
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
List: • Ivy (especially English Ivy; grow seeds, ideally) When we have more room: • Kaffir lime (well, more for a culinary herb than a houseplant, but it would make a good houseplant, I believe) • Wandering Jews • Spider plants

Winco crushed pineapple review

in Pineapple
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Winco brand canned crushed pineapple tastes excellent, currently. Perhaps the best on the market. It tastes like Hawaiian pineapple, but it's a product of the Philippines. The ingredients are pineapple, pineapple juice, and citric acid. The citric acid definitely improves the flavor. I love it. ...read more

Arginine helps increase common carp survival against ammonia

in Common Carp
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://phys.org/news/2019-10-method-carp-effects-ammonia.html The linked article above talks about how arginine in fish food helps common carp resist ammonia better. arginine_ fish_food ammonia_

Pregnant sheep benefit from more shearing

in Sheep
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://phys.org/news/2020-12-frequently-sheep-happier-mothers.html The link above talks about how pregnant sheep sheared more often had lower cotisol levels (which they took to mean the sheep were less stressed and in better condition). cortisol_ stress_ pregnancy_ wool_

Powdered fern leaves good for carp

in Common Carp
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://phys.org/news/2020-12-fern-immunity-growth-carp.html The link above talks about how fern (Adiantum capillus-veneris) leaf powder improves immunity and growth of common carp. I wonder if they'll put it in fish food for goldfish, too. fern_ leaf_powder powder_ greens_ goldfish_

Blackcurrants benefit post-meal glucose metabolism

in Blackcurrant
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/12/201203113230.htm This science article tells about how blackcurrants have a positive effect on pist-meal glucose digestion. I find it fascinating that they say the portion size required is much less than previously thought (because I'm convinced th...read more

Great-tasting whole wheat spaghetti with tomato sauce (no meat/dairy)

in Wheat
by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
So, I made some baked spaghetti, today. Here's what I did: I blended up a quart of home-canned stewed tomatoes from 2019 (including all the juice, skin, and seeds), with the following things: the equivalent of one or two bay leaves, a liberal amount of basil, extra virgin olive oil, granulate...read more

Active vitamin D vs inactive

in COVID-19
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
ScienceDaily article link The above link describes how they studied people's stools and discovered that certain kinds of bacteria helped people produce active vitamin D. they supposed that supplementation and sunlight had little to no impact on active vitamin D levels, and that active vitami...read more
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
We had beef pot roast, along with many of the usual Thanksgiving items, this year. It was good. We haven't been going to the grocery store, due to the COVID-19 virus; so, that's why we didn't have turkey. Well, I had turkey Stove Top stuffing; so, maybe I ate some turkey? thanksgiving_ covi...read more

Where to get white mulberry seeds or trees for zone 4

in White Mulberry
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
At long last, here are some seeds rated for zones 4 through 9, and they're very inexpensive, too! I've never shopped with this vendor (so, I can't say what it's like). http://www.treeseeds.com/white-mulberry-tree-seeds
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
This smoothie was phenomenal! Excellent flavor and very nice creamy texture. My mom invented this smoothie. Ingredients: • 1 cup of frozen black/purple grapes (frozen in our freezer; harvested from our garden, this year) • 4 ripe bananas with black spots (frozen in our freezer; purchased fr...read more
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