White carnations show a dramatic difference in color when placed in dyed water. A fresh carnation, food dye, a container, warm water and a knife or scissors are needed to conduct an experiment proving this point. More »

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The colored water and celery stalk experiment (often called the Rainbow or Purple Celery Experiment) is a very simple experiment that demonstrates the movement of water through a plant. The experiment is safe enough to b... More »

One experiment using milk and food coloring involves creating a plate of milk that rapidly changes colors when combined with dish soap. The results vary depending on the type of milk used. More »

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You can identify bromeliads by the color, structure and shape of their leaves, flowers and inflorescence. These characteristics sort bromeliads into the following 12 popular genus types: Dyckia, Hechtia, Cryptanthus, Puy... More »

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When identifying houseplants visually, it is important to note the color and shape of the plant along with the texture. The leaves are also a way to identify the plant, according to Street Directory. More »

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To care for bamboo plants, provide plenty of sunlight, acidic soil and adequate water. Use barriers to keep bamboo from overtaking outdoor gardens. With proper care, these plants offer an exotic look in the home or garde... More »

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To build a homemade hydroponics system, connect two PVC pipes with a pipe elbow, cap the ends, cut plant holes in the pipes, attach a water pump to one of the capped ends, and connect an air pump to the other end. This p... More »

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