Plants are necessary because they are a primary food source and provide the oxygen that is vital to animals' and humans' existence. A majority of the calories that people consume comes from plants, and most meat comes fr... More »

Yucca plants are good plants for inside or outside. However, keeping one inside usually requires a large amount of space. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

Plant tomato plants by choosing a good site in which to grow them, preparing the soil, and planting the tomatoes in a hole large enough to accommodate the root ball. Pinch off the lower branches, water the plant well, an... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

Plants and plant-derived materials provide humans with everything from oxygen, food and medicinally active chemical compounds to building materials, rope and paper pulp. Plants are also used to beautify both indoor and o... More »

Photosynthesis is the ultimate source of the energy for all the food that humans require, as well as the source of the energy used to build the biological materials that humans use, such as wood, cotton and wool. It is a... More »

Common plants during the Cenozoic Era included moss, grass and flowering plants, as well as edible crops late in the period when humans began to learn how to grow their own food. Plant life began to flourish during the C... More »

Some things that are derived from plants are food, shelter, furniture, musical instruments, paper, clothing, beauty, medicine and oxygen. The types of plants and plant products used as food include: corn, wheat, rice, ca... More »