What is a Flower? – PT 2

The Pollination Process In my last blog post I talked about some of the basics of flower structure and function. Flowers produce fruits which house the seeds. Seeds are the structures produced through sexual reproduction to ensure continuation of the plant in...

What is a Flower? – PT 1

Flowers and Reproductive Structure “A rose by any other name…” For most of us the word flower brings to mind something pretty to look at and/or pleasant to smell, and which grows in gardens or in pots on our patios. Flowers are typically thought of around Valentine’s...