Book Flower Pot

book flower pot

Book Flower Pot can live almost imperceptibly with your books, showing its presence only in a beautiful plant foliage. The flower pot is made from PMMA and PVC for waterproofing, and wrapped in the cover of a book titled The Life of Plants.

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Wi-Fi Planter Router

Covered in a concrete planter, this router lives happily as a sweet little decoration that adds green to your d├ęcor. The shallow planter dish is fit for plants like moss and ferns, and sits comfortably above a TP-LINK TL-WDR3600 router. You will have to be a bit careful when watering the plants, as it requires removing the planter and draining it before setting it back up on the router.

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Venus Flytrap Potted Plant

Venus Flytrap is a plant with a unique reputation, one of the few plants in the world that actually “hunt” for their food. We can obviously understand the lure of having a plant like that in a pot and that would be quite a wise decision. The plants grow between three to ten centimeters depending on the time of the year, and might very well add to its place with its pink or bright red basins that it uses to lure and prey on insects.

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Britain’s 10-foot Tall Sheep Eating Plant Preparing to Bloom

Until a little time ago, my knowledge of carnivorous plants was limited to the likes of the Venus fly trap. Turn out, that little insect killer is no match for this gigantic plant that eats animals as big as sheep for breakfast. Puya chilensis is a plant native to the arid hillsides of Chile, which uses its sharp spikey spines to get hold of animals like sheep, which are then left to starve at the plant’s base as they slowly die of hunger and eventually turn to fertilizer!

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Twinings of Vines [video]

The video is an mesmerizing time lapse that shows the growth of a vine. Look at it find support, lock onto it and grow. These things happen in super slow motion in the real world, but when sped up like in the video here, they are incredible.

Weapons Made Out of Plants

Artist Sonia Rentsch makes weapons harmless by crafting them out of plants. The set “Harm Less” shows some very deadly weapons recreated with plants, effectively making the guns, the grenades and the bullets harmless. It’s all fun and games until you get hit by a cactus or poison ivy grenade.

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Ice Age Flower Blooms Again After 32000 Years

Back in 1995, researchers studying the ancient soil composition in an exposed Siberian riverbank found 70 fossilized Ice Age squirrel burrows, some of which were stashed with a lot of fruits and seeds from the ice age. Permafrost had exceptionally preserved one of the seed species. Researchers at the Russian Academy of Sciences recently decided that they would give a shot to culturing tissue from the seeds.

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NYC Landmarks Made With Twings and Leaves

New York Botanical Garden has been running a very interesting show for the past twenty years. Named the Holiday Train Show, it features New York City landmarks recreated from twigs, leaves, barks and other plant materials. They are built in a most intricate fashion, creating an impressive personification of the landmarks from the Big Apple. The train traveling through the installation is one great addition to the show.

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Lego Greenhouse Makes Plants Happy

This is a functional greenhouse made entirely out of Lego bricks. The greenhouse, the floors, the walls and even the soil are Lego, though the plants growing inside are very much real. The greenhouse demonstrates the possibilities of Lego bricks in public places. It has been built by Sebastian Bergne on a commission from Lego for the London Design Festival 2011.

Via MoCoLoco

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