What are hardiness zones? Hardiness zones are geographical areas divided up by climate that can be used to determine where different plants will grow best. The USDA 2012 Plant Hardiness Zone Map. What hardiness zone is the UK? Most of the United Kingdom is located in USDA zone 9, althoughRead More →

Sadly, not all lilacs are suited to the heat of the south. They often need a long period of winter chill for buds to mature and bloom the following spring. However, some lilac varieties and cultivars bloom well in the Lower South Region. Where should you not plant lilac bushes?Read More →

Beginning on April 2, 2006, Indiana became the 48th state to observe daylight saving time statewide. We now set our clocks back an hour in the fall to Eastern Standard Time and ahead one hour in the spring to Eastern Daylight Time. What states have 3 timezones? The states thatRead More →

Because mangos need a tropical climate to flourish only Florida, California, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico grow mangos. The United States Territory of Puerto Rico has been producing mangos commercially for the last 30 years. Do you need 2 mango trees to produce fruit? Mango Love While you don’t need twoRead More →

Thick layers of sediment may accumulate in the trench, and these and the subducting plate rocks contain water that subduction transports to depth, which at higher temperatures and pressures enables melting to occur and ‘magmas’ to form. The hot buoyant magma rises up to the surface, forming chains of volcanoes.Read More →

The classic Sardinian diet consists of whole-grain bread, beans, garden vegetables, fruits, and, in some parts of the island, mastic oil. Sardinians also traditionally eat pecorino cheese made from grass-fed sheep, whose cheese is high in omega-3 fatty acids. Meat is largely reserved for Sundays and special occasions. Do blueRead More →

India is geographically the second-largest country not to have multiple time-zones India stretches from 97 degree 25 minute East in Arunachal to 68 degree 7 minute East in Gujarat — almost 30 degrees of longitude which is more than enough to have two time-zones. Why doesn’t India have time zones?Read More →

Hybrid, offspring of parents that differ in genetically determined traits. There are many species hybrids in nature (in ducks, oaks, blackberries, etc.), and, although naturally occurring hybrids between two genera have been noted, most of these latter result from human intervention. … Do hybrid animals exist in the wild? No!Read More →

As you can see, the aphotic zone is the deepest part of the ocean, other than the ocean trenches. The zone starts at 2,000 m deep into the ocean and extends down to the ocean floor. This spans about 2,000 m, since the ocean is 4,000 m on average. TheRead More →

No-Man’s Land: 8 DMZs Around the World. Is Antarctica a demilitarized zone? Antarctic Treaty, (Dec. 1, 1959), agreement signed by 12 nations, in which the Antarctic continent was made a demilitarized zone to be preserved for scientific research. Why is it called the demilitarized zone? The term DMZ comes fromRead More →