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  • November 18, 2015
    This is the "La Tour des Cedres" (The Tower of Cedars) to be built in Lausanne, Switzerland. In addition to its human residents, the 384-foot tall (117m) apartment complex will house over 100 trees, 6,000 shrubs and 18,000 plants. My apartment building? It houses over 60 wit... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2015
    This is a video of a rice paddy in Japan that was grown with a Star Wars theme by planting four different kinds of rice to display 'STAR WARS' and pictures of R2-D2, C-3PO and BB-8. I cannot even imagine the planning that went into this because one time I tried planting a stra... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2015
    These are a bunch of shots of Leaf Sheep (Costasiella kuroshimae), a species of sea slug that looks like a cartoon sheep and is capable of photosynthesizing algae inside its little penis shaped dingle thingies (I'm a biologist). What's fascinating about the tiny 'leaf sheep,... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2015
    These are the ceramic octopus (plus squid and jellyfish) planters made and sold by Cindy Searles for use with hanging air plants. They cost around $22 - $30 apiece and will make the perfect addition to my beach themed guest bathroom. I've already got the beach sunset wallpape... / Continue →
  • April 17, 2015
    These are a series of wearable 3D printed nylon icosahedron planter necklaces and rings available from Etsy shop wearableplanter. Not into D20's? No worries, they've got wearable planters of all different shapes and sizes. Well, not actually all different sizes, they're all ... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2015
    Break Up Beans are $5 Lima bean plants that have had the seeds engraved with 'It's Over' and 'Let's Be Friends', so the phrases appear on the plant's first set of leaves. They also come in 'Be Mine', 'I Love You', 'Forever Yours', 'Happy Birthday', 'Best Friends', 'Get Well', ... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2015
    The World's First Plantable Coffee Cup is a Kickstarter campaign to produce biodegradable single-use coffee cups with seeds embedded in them that will grow when planted. Granted they're not actually the FIRST plantable coffee cups, because all coffee cups are plantable, they j... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2014
    These are the realistic cacti cupcakes created by baker Alana Jones-Mann. She has a tutorial on her website HERE in case you want to try making some yourself. Granted yours will not look as good, but at least you tried. Here's what I'm going to do: bake some cactus cupcakes ... / Continue →
  • September 18, 2014
    These are the new line of Chia Zombies. They come in 'Lifeless Lisa', 'Creepy Holden' and 'Restless Arm' varieties and all retail for $17. Amazingly, I've never actually grown a Chia pet. Which is weird because I love plants and have a green thumb. See? "Yeah, but what's u... / Continue →
  • October 17, 2013
    This is a collection of natural history museum inspired wallpapers from French companies NeoDKo and Deyrolle. Do people still put up wallpaper? I have no clue. I do still hang old movie and glow-in-the-dark mushroom posters to cover the holes I've put in my walls though. Cl... / Continue →