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Or even tweeting. Today's apps and gadgets let plants communicate in better ways than with a show of withered leavesThe way consumer technology works is that all the big, expensive technologies developed for large companies eventually get cheaper and find their ways into the consumer marketplace. So we can look forward to weed-pulling robots available on Hammacher Schlemmer in five years and in the garden section of Home Depot in 10. Meanwhile, technology for plants already exists for some purposes — mainly to communicate their needs.
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Vertical gardening is a fun, creative way to grow plants in urban spaces!
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Thousands of years before Europeans found their way to the Americas; native people were living and thriving in the hills and open lands of North America. One group of native people living on the North American continent was the Haudenosaunee or Iroquois.
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In 2004, two dutch companies, River Flowers and F.J. Zandbergen, experimented and successfully grew a rose that had its petals rainbow colored. As petals get their nourishment through stem, the idea is to split the stem into several channels and dip each one in a different colored water.
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Photo Credit: Maggie Hoffman , Flickr Creative Commons Attribution License . Container gardening is, in many ways, one of the easiest ways to grow flowers and edibles in your garden.
The Garden of Cosmic Speculation is at Portrack House, near Dumfries in South West Scotland .
We've featured the amazing Semiahmoo Public Library vertical garden before, but our new pictures show even more clearly just how alive this wall really is. More than 10,000 individual plants representing 120 unique plant species cover so much wall space - a whopping 3,000 square feet - it's kind of surprising that the whole building doesn't keel over. Vancouver-based design firm Green over Grey has transformed the library's exterior into a totally self-sufficient (and structurally sound) green wall which actually enhances the interior environment while also supporting a healthy urban ecosystem that entices bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds to come out and play!