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Would You Go See A Flower That Smells Like Rotting Flesh?

Hundreds of people flocked to the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C. recently for a very weird reason. Don’t get me wrong, plants are great, but botanical gardens generally aren’t…

Mary Odell | July 28, 2013 - 2:00 pm

No Photoshop Here: This Plant Really Has A Hot Pair Of Lips

It’s OK to be jealous of a plant. The Psychotria Elata, also known as Hooker Lips or the Hot Lips Plant, has a better pout than you. These plants with the…

Ami Angelowicz | May 9, 2013 - 11:20 am

5 Life Lessons I Learned From My Plants

Nearly two years ago, I wrote about all the reasons why having a plant is better than having a boyfriend. Then, recently, I landed myself an awesome boyfriend who is…

Ami Angelowicz | April 11, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Pretty Pots And Planters

You wouldn’t be able to tell by the weather, but it is officially spring! For me, the new season means filling my house with fresh flowers and potted plants to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 22, 2013 - 4:00 pm

12 Tips For Having A Super Lifestyle Porn-y Existence

Because I’m a jealous and petty person, I can’t stand to read lifestyle/home/craft blogs. Who are these people with endless amounts of free time, money and craft experience who seem…

Julie Gerstein | September 10, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Scientists Resurrect Ice Age Flower

This story sounds like the stuff of hardcore science fiction, but it’s really a heartwarming squirrel success story. Over 30,000 years ago, some industrious Siberian squirrels collected nuts and seeds…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 21, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Ms. Scary Plants

Halloween is just around the corner and everyone deserves to have a kick butt costume. Even your succulents. Your little green friends will look positively frightening in these mini ceramic…

Ami Angelowicz | October 3, 2011 - 11:20 am

5 Reasons Why Having A Plant Is Better Than Having A Boyfriend

I don’t have a dog … or a boyfriend. Once upon a time, I had both. This is not a country song by the way, I am going to take…

Ami Angelowicz | July 20, 2011 - 11:00 am