Links We Love, 11/2/2012

November 02, 2012
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Portable tree houses, vertical farms, dried bouquets, and more in today’s Links We Love.

Cocoon Tree is a 130-pound tree house that can be assembled in less than two hours. It sleeps two adults and two children and comes complete with mattress and duvet. [Inhabitat]

Botanic Notables: Queen Anne's Lace

September 02, 2011
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Flowers can evoke wonderfully vivid memories and for me, reliably, it is the August wildflowers that send me into the golden fields of my past—in particular, reminding me of a summer I spent on Nantucket and the flowers I met there.

Art + Botany: Botanic Emblemata

April 07, 2011
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(Left) O flos sic vernans iuvenili aetate pudorem / Oh how you flourish shyly flower, the modesty of youth

(Right) Flos speculum vitae modo vernat et interat aura / The flower mirrors life; it blooms and perishes in the air