Category: Gardening

The bacterium Agrobacterium tumefaciens, Oriental Chestnut Gall (Image by Manfred Richter from Pixabay)

Can Plants Get Cancer?

The bacterium Agrobacterium tumefaciens has been known to cause gall. Galls are lumps, bumps and uncontrolled growths that develop on different parts of plants after an infection and look more like what we will call a tumor. Other causes of galls includes viruses, fungi, bacteria, insects and mites. It’s very hard to believe, but galls appear on several of the […]

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Small Conifers for the Urban Garden

Small Conifers for the Urban Garden

by Arthur Kruckeberg and Rowland Adeniyi | (Image: Pinus pumila Siberian Dwarf White Pine) There is no

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