Air Plants (Tillandsias) – The Joy and Ease of Growing Air Plants

Hi, My name is Byron Martin. Today we are going to be talking about air plants, or Tillandsias. Tillandsias are in a group of plants in the Bromeliaceae family, and they are what we call ‘epiphytes.’ They thrive and grow outside of soil. These are new world plants; South America, Central America. We have some […]

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“Hyponatremia in the Critically Ill Child” by Andrea Moscatelli, MD, for OPENPediatrics

Hyponatremia in the Critically Ill Child, by Dr. Andrea Moscatelli. My name is Andrea Moscatelli. I’m the director of the Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Gaslini Children’s Hospital in Genova, Italy. In the next few minutes, we’ll talk about the treatment and prevention of hyponatremia in the critically ill child. We will […]

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High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Potassium Rich Food for High Blood Pressure

Okay so now we want to talk about the potassium aspects as related to the Dash diet. What researchers also found was that using foods high in potassium actually lowered the blood pressure as well, because this was an aspect of the Dash diet. These are some fruits that are actually high in potassium. And […]

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How to Care for Hostas: Gardening Tips : Cutting & Grooming Hostas – Part 1

I have two pairs of tools here. This is a bypass pruner which is very good for cutting woody stems. And, some nice heavy duty scissors for trimming back leaves. Gonna use the bypass pruners to remove these old flower stalks on this hosta. We would take these off because this plant, you can see […]

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