Category : Botany

Sticky Situations

Carefully and proudly, I opened the black case, lined with dark blue velvet, and gently removed a long, slender violin bow. Excitement, nervousness, and anticipation filled the room –  as a high schooler, I loved preforming in orchestra concerts. After…

April 13, 2017

Photosynthesis – Why You Should Believe In Creation …And Not Evolution | David Rives

Why should you believe in creation, and not evolution? I mean, scientifically speaking. Haven’t we proven that evolution is a fact? When most people think of “evolution” they think of the supposed process where, over millions of years, small changes…

January 25, 2017

Fractal Branching

Fractal Geometry and Trees – Katherine Loop

Photo credit: Ignacio Sanz via Visual hunt / CC BY-SA Look closely at the picture of a tree’s branches. Notice how a pattern continues to repeat itself. The large branches break off into smaller ones that divide into smaller ones…

September 29, 2016

Purple Poppy Mallow

Captivated by the vibrant magenta color dotting the patchy grass, I gently plucked one of the roadside wildflowers by the Kansas state sign.  I had been admiring those colorful, cup-shaped flowers out the car window for at least the past…

July 1, 2016

Plants Really Do Talk to Each Other

“And the trees said to the fig tree, Come thou, and reign over us.” Judges 9:10 For many years, Creation Moments has been sharing information about the ways that plants and trees talk to one another to protect each other…

May 13, 2016

Co-Devil-ution?

Botanically ‘Random’ Processes? Crucial relationships:   No Co-Authorship Allowed! Co-authorship, is simply a partnership in correlation to an original work. Which simply implies that full credit cannot be given to one individual, but rather require a equal attribution. In that…

March 15, 2016

Potato Self-Defense

“Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.” Psalm 91:3 The Peruvian Andes gave the world the potato, which is one of the largest crops in the world today. The problem is,…

March 13, 2016

Shifting Seasons

The spring breeze teased my loose, long hair as it sailed behind me when the swing went up, and cascaded around my shoulders when gravity pulled the swing back. Light from the late afternoon sun filtered through the new, bright…

March 4, 2016

Law of the Jungle: Cooperation

“So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.” Hebrews 13:6 According to evolution, biological history is one of “red in tooth and claw.” In this view,…

February 21, 2016

Poison Eating Insects

“O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.” Psalm 71:17 St. John’s wort or Klamath weed is not native to North America. Until it was brought from Europe in colonial times,…

January 31, 2016