Category Archives: farming and gardening

Sprouted food

Common ragworm caches seeds and consumes¬†the¬†seedlings Common ragworms bury seeds of cordgrass for future use: when the seeds have germinated, the worms eat the sprouts. Sprouting seeds is a newly discovered gardening strategy in animals, as Zhenchang Zhu and colleagues … Continue reading

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Mini garden

Some arboreal ants grow useful plants Gardening is an art – and there are ants that master this art. On the branches of trees they cultivate plants to live in or to strengthen their nests, as research teams of Guillaume … Continue reading

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