What makes a plant red, white or blue? The color that we see in flowers is the light being reflected from plant pigments. The three groups of pigments are known as anthocyanins, carotenoids, and betalains.
Are your plants glinting in the summer sun? Starting mid-June, Indiana residents should keep an eye out for a shiny, metallic beetle with a green head and copper wings. These are likely Japanese beetles and they eat the leaves of shrubs and trees.
Wasson Nursery Written By: Jocelyn Bonesteel Every year since 2000, the Pantone Color Institute chooses a Color of the Year. A committee reviews upcoming trends, current issues and views, and tracks the upswing of certain colors to make their decision, often choosing a color that reflects broader issues on a global scale. This year, they … more »
Pollinating has become a popular topic over the last few years. Pollinators like butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, birds, beetles, and bats help spread pollen from plant to plant, aiding in the plants’ reproduction and fruit and flower development.