West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus In areas where there has been much rain, ideal conditions for increased mosquito populations have accelerated the occurrence of West Nile virus. Initially discovered in 1937 in the West Nile province of…

Potter Potion Picks

Potter Potion Picks In the Harry Potter series of books and movies, J.K. Rowling makes many references to plants with magical powers used in a potion or mixed in a witch’s brew. Even though some…

Buy a Venus Flytrap

The Carnivorous Venus Fly Trap The Venus flytrap has captivated people across the world; the plants actually grow in an incredibly small geographic area. In the wild, they are found in a 700-mile region along…

What are Capsicums?

Capsicums The capsicum species has a wide range of members with hundreds of known varieties spanning from sweet to very hot. Originally known as chilies, they were mistakenly renamed by Columbus thinking he found a…