I am still working on fish and flowers. Ever since 5th grade Science class, we all learned that everything is connected in the ecosystem. We also know that rain makes flowers grow. But did you know that fish also make them thrive?

According to a study by University of Florida’s ecologist Robert Holt, fish are integral in the life cycle of flowers. It all starts around the pond where bees pollinate nearby flowers. Dragonflies prey on bees and you guessed it: Fish eat the dragonflies. So less fish means more dragonflies which means less bees. Less bees equals less pollination. Without pollination the flowers do not survive.

So, while fish don’t actually pollinate flowers, they have a strong indirect influence in this environment. This doesn’t mean that fish in general influence the flower population worldwide, but it does suggest that waterside plants in certain ecosystems could be affected by a drop (or rise) in the fish population.

Very cool!

It’s that time of year when all of the flowers are blooming and these quick little showers show up out of nowhere. My orchids look fabulous this Spring! I can mostly get phalaenopsis to re-bloom year after year. When I buy some from a store or garden shop, I let them live out their flowering lives in my home. When they are all done, I just stick them under the oak trees and they love it! I do not do anything else to them. I just let nature water and care for them. The white and hot pink especially like to show their pretty little petals for me. We just had one of those morning showers that leaves everything all sparkly with water droplets….I couldn’t resist!
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