String quartet perform to opera house-full of plants as Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu reopens

An audience of the flora-kind – 2, 292 plants to be precise – were special guests at Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu on Monday where they were treated to a live performance by the UceLi Quartet string quartet. The plants, which were brought in from local nurseries, were seated throughout the auditorium including in the box seats as well as balconies, where they enjoyed a live performance of … Continue reading String quartet perform to opera house-full of plants as Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu reopens

Shell on Earth: Food industry by-product whelk shells recycled for use in gardens and landscaping

If you are looking to add a little something to the soil of your house plants or outdoor plants to help with drainage in your house plants or outdoor plants, to help with drainage, check out Shell on Earth’s whelk shells, a by-product from the food industry. The West Wales-based family run business takes the crushed whelk shells generated at its seafood processing factory and … Continue reading Shell on Earth: Food industry by-product whelk shells recycled for use in gardens and landscaping

BloomingTables: Functional living table serves as a raised planter and table for indoors

A home can never have too many plants but if you are short on space to place them, you may want to check out what BloomingTables are creating. BloomingTables is an elegant functional living table that doubles up as both a raised planter and table. This piece of living furniture has been designed for use as a table that fits directly under a window sill, or … Continue reading BloomingTables: Functional living table serves as a raised planter and table for indoors

Mileece: The artist who facilitates the “music” of plants by translating plant data into soundscapes

Music for plants is not a new thing, but few “facilitate connections between people and plants” through music. That’s where Mileece – a multi-disciplinary sonic artist, environment designer, and renewable energy ambassador – works her magic by attaching small electrodes to plants that conduct the bio-electric emissions coming off of them. The electromagnetic current is then fed into self-authored software that turns the data into musical … Continue reading Mileece: The artist who facilitates the “music” of plants by translating plant data into soundscapes

DIY Succulent Garden Wall [Video+Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Succulents are a great way to add freshness to any space. From table centerpieces to suspended terrariums, these small thick-leaved desert plants have made their way onto the home decor scene in more ways than one. If you’re looking to add some color or interest to a wall in your home, a succulent wall garden might be just what you need. Instead of framing a … Continue reading DIY Succulent Garden Wall [Video+Infographic] — ecogreenlove