Did you know…..
- Experiments have shown that plants thrive if soothing instrumental music is played in the background. On the other hand, they have been seen to shrivel and die if exposed to heavy metal or rock music.
- Actually a fruit, it took a ruling by the Supreme Court in 1893 to make the tomato a vegetable. In the United States, more tomatoes are consumed than any other single fruit or vegetable!
- Every plant in Tomorrowland at Disneyland in Anaheim, California is edible.
- Mature oak tree roots are long enough (and spread widely enough) to cover the area of a football field.
- The tallest living tree is a coast Redwood located in Northern California. It measures near 400 feet is called Hyperion.
- The world’s largest flower, Rafflesia, can measure up to three feet across.