June 24 is Midsummer Day and is traditionally the midpoint of the growing season halfway between planting and harvesting.
Voles are vegetarians eating stems and blades of grass. They are considered rodents.
Moles are small mammals that feast on insect pests, grubs and soil organisms including earthworms.
All vegetables, including warm-season plants, can be planted.
June has its own beetle named after it. The June beetle or June bug is normally only found within the months of May and June.
Indiana makes more popcorn than any other state in the United States.
It is said that Queen Elizabeth’s handbag is used to relay secret and silent messages to her staff. Moving it from one arm to the other means her aides will politely end a conversation.
High heels first became popular in roughly 10 B.C.
Peanuts, walnuts, almonds, cashews and pistachios are actually seeds not nuts because seeds have a separating rind or shell and interior kernels.
The Antarctic Polar Desert covers the Antarctica continent—roughly 5.5 million square miles. In comparison, the Sahara Desert covers about 3.6 million square miles.
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