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23

Mar

Kick-start spring with this see-through, self-watering planterThe Boskke Cube is a stylish tabletop planter that, thanks to an integrated reservoir and unique irrigation technology, prevents you from committing murder by overwatering.

Kick-start spring with this see-through, self-watering planter
The Boskke Cube is a stylish tabletop planter that, thanks to an integrated reservoir and unique irrigation technology, prevents you from committing murder by overwatering.

22

Mar

Sweet-smelling residential flower towers to bloom in CasablancaFrench architect and urban planner Edouard François’ latest project is perhaps his prettiest: A quartet of towers in Morocco that will be completely blanketed in bougainvillea and jasmine.

Sweet-smelling residential flower towers to bloom in Casablanca
French architect and urban planner Edouard François’ latest project is perhaps his prettiest: A quartet of towers in Morocco that will be completely blanketed in bougainvillea and jasmine.

12

Mar

It’s National Plant a Flower Day!
Ever thought of planting flowers with a shotgun?

It’s National Plant a Flower Day!

Ever thought of planting flowers with a shotgun?

13

Feb

What every busy gardener needs: A shotgunSpecially designed shotgun shells let you plant flowers with a little firepower.

What every busy gardener needs: A shotgun
Specially designed shotgun shells let you plant flowers with a little firepower.

The science of blue flowersYou would think that blue is just another color in nature’s palette, but when it comes to flowers, it’s much more complicated than that.

The science of blue flowers
You would think that blue is just another color in nature’s palette, but when it comes to flowers, it’s much more complicated than that.

10

Feb

7 of the most expensive flowers in the worldFrom rare orchids to a flower that lives for just a few hours, you won’t find these blooms in every bouquet.

7 of the most expensive flowers in the world
From rare orchids to a flower that lives for just a few hours, you won’t find these blooms in every bouquet.

26

Jan

In the late ’80s, NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America studied houseplants as a way to purify the air in space facilities. They found several plants that filter out common volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Lucky for us the plants can also help clean indoor air on Earth, which is typically far more polluted than outdoor air.15 houseplants for improving indoor air quality

In the late ’80s, NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America studied houseplants as a way to purify the air in space facilities. They found several plants that filter out common volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Lucky for us the plants can also help clean indoor air on Earth, which is typically far more polluted than outdoor air.
15 houseplants for improving indoor air quality

29

Dec

What every busy gardener needs: A shotgunSpecially designed shotgun shells let you plant flowers with a little firepower.

What every busy gardener needs: A shotgun
Specially designed shotgun shells let you plant flowers with a little firepower.

19

Dec

What every busy gardener needs: A shotgun
Shotguns can now create life instead of destroying it, thanks to Flower Shells, ammunition loaded with seeds instead of lead pellets.
 
The shells are standard 12-gauge shotgun ammo that you can load into a gun and blast into the soil.

See them in action.

22

Nov

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An expressive Masdevallia orchid from the orchid conservatory at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens

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An expressive Masdevallia orchid from the orchid conservatory at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens