Horizontal Juniper Varieties?

Answer Junipers are workhorse shrubs traditionally used as easy-care but not-very-inspiring landscape plants. The blue-foliaged, spreading plants dominating commercial landscaping are typical. Newer, more... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Horizontal Juniper Varieties

Different Varieties of Juniper Bushes?

Evergreen juniper bushes (Juniperus) can withstand nutrient poor soils, excessive heat and drought once established. A popular shrub for use as a hedge, foundation plant or simple ornamental, the j... Read More »

Juniper Tree Varieties?

Juniper trees (Juniperus) are narrow-leaved evergreens that range in size and variety from large trees to compact shrubs and low-growing groundcovers. The species has a dense growth and the foliage... Read More »

Why do plant varieties with erect leaves give higher crop yields than those with horizontal leaves?

With corn, the "erect" leaves allow the crop rows to be planted closer together. This generally leads to a greater yield per acre becase more plants can be planted per acre.

What are the dangers of replacing old varieties with new varieties using biotechnology?

Opinions on dangers of biotechnology There is a risk of narrowing the genetic pool so plants then become weaker over time. It can increase dependence on artificial fertilizers and pesticides. Some... Read More »