Air Plant Care

You may be familiar with air plants. They’ve become rather popular among collectors, or people just looking to add some plant life to their home. They’re very beautiful, versatile and low maintenace. Air plants are bromeliads, meaning they’re in the family Bromeliaceae. They are in the genus Tillandsia, and there are many species and varieties. […]

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Explore the Valley Protecting Hawaii’s Ancient Plants

(tranquil music) – [Narrator] When you come into Limahuli, you’re gonna see plants that you see nowhere else in the world. All of this biodiversity is the foundation that Hawaiian culture was built on. I hear the voices of the old Hawaiians talking about how special this place is and pushing me to really care […]

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University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Tropical Agriculture and the Environment Program

Well this is a really exciting time for us because we’re going through a merger of two separate undergraduate programs and creating a brand new field of study for our undergraduates. So Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, or TPSS, is coming together with Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, or PEPS, and creating a new program […]

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Doodling in Math Class: Spirals, Fibonacci, and Being a Plant [2 of 3]

Say you’re me and you’re in math class, and you’re doodling flowery petally things. If you want something with lots of overlapping petals, you’re probably following a loose sort of rule that goes something like this. Add new petals where there’s gaps between old petals. You can try doing this precisely. Start with some number […]

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