|How do people help plants?|
|Question Date: 2013-03-19|
That´s an interesting question! People help
plants by doing things like agriculture, where
certain species are cared for and specially
grown. People also garden, and sometimes try to
encourage rare plants to grow. People help
plants grow by watering them, providing nutrient-
rich soil, and fertilizing. People also try to
prevent animals and bugs from eating plants,
through chemicals and natural methods (such as
encouraging birds and bats that are bug eaters
to nest around crop fields).
People grow plants; provide them with soil,
water, and, in some cases, light. This happens
in gardens, some kinds of crop fields, and in
greenhouses. Wild plants, that is plants that
grow in nature, don't get any help from people.
They don't need any help from people. They live
on their own, as their ancestors have for
millions and millions of years.
This is a great question. Conserving plants
and other living things natural to a place is
very important to make sure the Earth is healthy
and we can continue to enjoy the same luxuries
in nature in the future. There are people who
have tried to help in different ways. Some
people plant more plants and trees in more urban
areas. Other people have set up policies, laws,
and regulations to preserve forests or other
large areas with lots of biodiversity. We can
also work to pollute less. This will help plants
in the long term because less pollution in water
supplies and soil means they have a healthier
nutrient supply and can grow better.
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