Heather E. McFarlane
Assistant Professor & Canada Research Chair in Plant Cell Biology
Needs of Plants
Plants have specific needs - light, air, water, nutrients, and space - to survive and reproduce.
What makes soil hard and compacted?
Explore how walking on soil changes how water soaks into the ground and why that matters to gardeners and farmers.
14 images of some plants such as carrots, cabbage and leeks whose roots, stems or leaves are used for food
Trees: In Winter
10 images of various winter scenes showing some coniferous and deciduous trees in snowy conditions
Trees: In Spring
10 images of some coniferous and deciduous trees showing new growth in the spring season
Trees: In Autumn
10 images showing some scenes with coniferous and deciduous trees in the fall or autumn season
10 images of some tools such as rakes, spades, shears and lawn mowers that were designed for use in gardening
Seasonal Activities: Spring
10 images of some activities that may happen in the spring such as planting, flying kites and having picnics
Seasonal Activities: Autumn
10 images of some activities that may happen in the fall such as picking pumpkins and apples, and raking leaves
6 images of some seeds which are the fertilized part of a plant used for germinating new plants such as fennel, kiwis and pumpkins