Be The Bee! How And When Hand Pollinating Makes Sense.
This give great information on how to help polinate your vegetables to maximize your harvest. I am going to try the advice myself.
Flowers are beautiful examples of sexual reproduction. We gather them, we create bouquets, we stick our noses into a plant’s sex organs and take a deep breath of intoxicating fragrance.
The idea of sex (at least when we look at our own species) seems to be incredibly more complex and inherently immature.
I will point to plants for transferable lessons in the beauty and enjoyment of sexual reproduction. Because: with flower sex there are no immature experiences. Enjoying a flower is simple and healthy.
Plant sex: On display
Plants are never shy about reproduction. Those beautiful blossoms on your rose bush? Reproduction. The fruit you enjoy from the market? Reproduction. The nuts that provide fiber and protein in your diet? Reproduction.
Plants can’t walk around and find their ideal mate. Instead they are more like billboards attempting to get pollinators to look so they might entice them to stop by…
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