An orange manufacturing robot works quickly and efficiently at a manufacturing plant. While the machine requires regular maintenance, it does not require lunch breaks or vacation, and never calls in sick.
A torchiere is a type of floor lamp which has an upturned shade, casting light onto the ceiling of a room. The light reflects off the ceiling and effectively lights the entire room. A torchiere uses either fluorescent or halogen light bulbs.
Potting soil is most often made from peat moss, composted plant materials, sand, and perlite, which is a volcanic glass that has a high water content, suitable for drainage in the potting soil.
A lone purple pansy blooms among a crate of pansy plants. Located in a plant nursery or greenhouse, this package of pansy plants is waiting to be bought and planted by an optimistic gardener.
A sturdy white fireplace mantel holds a model ship, green plant, and two metal bird sculptures. Below, a cozy fire crackles and snaps. Whether you are looking for warmth or ambience, a fire is a welcome addition to any room.
A brick patio features a mosaic table and four wrought iron chairs in its center. The mosaic table is vibrant with colors of blue, yellow, and green. A green plant sits on top of the table, in a blue pot.
Canna is a tropical flowering plant that comes in nineteen different varieties and grows well in temperate climates. It is often referred to as the canna lily, although it is not a true lily, but more closely related to the banana plant.
Young trees are photographed at a tree farm. The trees at the plant nursery, which are emerging from the dirt, have been planted in straight rows. As the trees are cultivated they will continue to grow.
In two back-to-back symposia a cross-disciplinary cohort of scientists will present the first comprehensive investigations of how humans interacted with plant and animal species in different cultures worldwide through time.
Science Daily. Sun, 17 Feb 2019 14:25:18 EST. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190217142518.htm
BAGHDAD (AFP) - Stuck between an endless waitlist for a government job and a frail private sector, Iraqi entrepreneurs are taking on staggering unemployment by establishing their own start-ups.
Straits Times. Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:16:49 +0800.