Weekend Riddle, 14.2.20

16 Feb

Weekend Riddle: Many plants are being used as spices. This month is Spice month in the garden’s Tropical Conservatory. And our riddle is: do you know what are the 3 …

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Weekend Riddle, 7.2.20

09 Feb

Weekend Riddle: in the course of history, seeds of plant were used as method of payment – money. can you tell us of at least one plant that was used …

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Come see in our garden, February 2020

06 Feb
February marks the beginning of spring in our garden. Winter is certainly not over, and we are looking forward to many more rainy days, but the garden is awakening, and ...

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Weekend Riddle, 31.1.20

02 Feb

Weekend Riddle: A Pink flower of the Brassicaceae family is blooming these days in the Negev. Do you know its name? and what is it used for?  

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Weekend Riddle, 24.1.20

26 Jan

Weekend Riddle: We added leaves of a wildflower to our vegetables salad. Can you tell which wildflower is it?

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Weekend Riddle, 17.1.20

19 Jan

Weekend Riddle: Today we’re looking at the Cacao plant in the Tropical conservatory, the plant that produces Cacao beans. Its botanical name is Theobroma cacao, which means: the food of the …

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Weekend Riddle, 10.1.20

12 Jan

Weekend Riddle: Arabian Coffee (Cafe arabica) is growing in the garden’s tropical conservatory. the coffee drink is made from its seeds. in the picture you can see the plant (on …

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Weekend Riddle, 3.1.20

05 Jan

Weekend Riddle: True Cinnamon – Cinnamomum verum‏ – is growing in the garden’s tropical conservatory. The Cinnamon spice is produced from the bark of this tree. The Cinnamon is mentioned in the …

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Weekend Riddle, 27.12.19

29 Dec

Weekend Riddle: The South-East Brazilian cactus Pilosocereus azureus is growing in the desert section of the Tropical Conservatory. Can you name 3 ways in which this cactus is adapted to the heat …

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Come see in our garden, January 2020

27 Dec
Winter is finally here, rains are pouring down. The temperatures in Jerusalem have dropped significantly, and there is even hope for snow. Even in these cold conditions, the garden is ...

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