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Facts For Friday

With us being so close to the end of the week, our brains are tired, were looking forward to the weekend and in need of some mental stimulation. Here are some facts, figures, challenges and general fun to keep us all occupied for one more day.

  • Bamboo records a growth rate of a blistering 0.0002 mph, however at a rate of three feet in a day that’s pretty quick
  • Even though they are available all year round, the peak time of the year for freesia is in the spring.
  • The chocolate cosmos plant has a scent quite similar to chocolate!



At one time in history, I was respected and considered useful. These days, I'm usually greeted with weed whackers and herbicides.

Who am I? (Highlight text below to view punch line )

- Teasel

Once used in the textile industry to raise the nap on felt, I'm now banished to roadsides and empty fields.



Why are husbands like lawn mowers? 
They are difficult to get started, emit foul smells, and don't work half the time.  

What kind of socks does a gardener wear?

(Highlight text below to view punch line )
- Garden hose.

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