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100's of crop species rely on pollination provided by bees, these crops make up approximately 1/3 of the U.S. diet. To germinate, these plants require the transfer of pollen from the male part of the flower (the anther) to the female part (the stigma). In the search of nectar, they leave behind grains of pollen, allowing plants to produce food.

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Avocados do not contain any cholesterol or sodium and are low in saturated fat. They contain more potassium than bananas. Avocados and avocado oil are high in monounsaturated oleic acid, a "heart healthy" fatty acid that is believed to be one of the main reasons for the health benefits of olive oil.

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The importance of seeds is like food security.  It's the only hope for the existence of humankind.  Save seeds and you will save your future.  In the World, there is at least 5 Big Seed Vaults but have to be more.  Use this URL for more information about.  http://blogs.worldwatch.org/five-global-seed-banks-that-are-protecting-biodiversity/  Type this URL into your search engine bar to learn more about how to preserve your seeds:  https://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/garden/6-tips-for-storing-your-saved-seeds 

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Squash's brilliant orange coloring comes from its ample supply of beta-carotene, which is converted to vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A is essential for eye health and helps the retina absorb and process light. A single cup of squash contains over 200 percent of most people's recommended daily intake.

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Birds are part of our backyard habitat.  They help in the pollination of our plants that brings us the opportunity to have our vegetables.  There are other animals that help us with this job, like bees, insects, and bats, among others.  Enjoy going outside and take your kids and your friends and show them the different birds that visit your garden.  Have a party around this activity. It si good to have binoculars around to observe better. When we talk about binoculars, maybe the first question is how I determine what binocular to buy.  What do all those numbers mean?  Binoculars...

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