A blast of heavy metal "boosts blooms": Study finds plants that listened to Black Sabbath had the best flowers (but those that listened to…

A blast of heavy metal 'boosts blooms': Study finds plants that listened to Black Sabbath had the best flowers (but those that listened to Cliff Richard all died)Flowers exposed to heavy metal had best flowers and resistance to diseasePlants exposed to 60s star Cliff Richard died By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 23:18 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:33 GMT, 19 April 2013 Chris Beardshaw (pictured) told listeners that a diet of Black Sabbath was best for plants Talking to your plants is supposed to be good for them.

The Christmas daffodil: Keen gardener discovers spring bloom in his flower bed just in time for the big day

The Christmas daffodil: Keen gardener discovers spring bloom in his flowerbed just in time for the big day Brian Rickard saw the first daffodil bloom in his Plymouth, Devon, gardenThe keen gardener said that the flowers are his earliest blooms yet | UPDATED: 19:53 GMT, 25 December 2012 While most of the UK continues to be deluged by rain – the early signs of spring have already made an appearance in one Devon town. Keen gardener Brian Rickard saw the first daffodils in his Plymouth, Devon, flowerbeds bloom in time for Christmas. The bright yellow flower made an appearance despite the town enduring 128.8mm of rain already in December – surpassing its monthly average for this time of year of 118.8mm