Detail of a banana leaf, Mainau Island, Germany (@ Egon Bömsch /Age footstock)
- We should take a leaf from the plant kingdom as solar power accounts for less than 1% of the world\s total energy consumption.""These pretty potent power producers make all of theirs
- This leaf belongs to just one of the 500 species of tree that reside on this tiny island.""There are also 30,000 rose bushes and 20,000 dahlias!
- It may come as a surprise but botanically a banana tree isn\t a tree at all, it\s actually a herb.""Doesn\t that make you feel better about cooking with it?
- “This is Eric, a schoolboy who lives an amazing double life. For when Eric eats a banana an amazing transformation occurs…”""Which fruity superhero does this 80s TV icon become?