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Afternoon inspiration: This summer house in Mar Azul, Buenos Aires, Argentina, was built by BAK architects. The house wraps around the trees that grow on the property, integrating nature into a very modern house structure.
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These moss knuckle dusters can't decide whether they're tough or soft—real moss grows on top of this four knuckle ring.
Faster than a speeding bullet! The Bunchberry dogwood is able to launch pollen into the air in a third of the time it takes a bullet to leave a rifle barrel, making the plant (Cornus canadensis) a superlative example of botanic ballistics, engineering, and reproductive design.
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A temporary house made from a pipe frame and vegetable crates had living walls and a living roof covered with fresh vegetables that could be directly harvested from this "greenhouse."
Inspired by the natural world, artist Sasha Prood has illustrated an alphabet by drawing plants that naturally fall into the shapes of the letters. Garden Design interviews Prood about her work and her plant muses.
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These cool, custom-made necklaces have little planters that can hold a bit of soil and a plant, and were developed by a recent graduate of Georgia Tech.
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Victorian horticulturalists were quite interested in scrapbooking and gardening and their two interests were combined in the ephemera of seed company trading cards, some of which can still be found (and collected) today. With funny illustrations and silly advertising mottoes, these seed company trading cards are a peek into the gardens of the past.
Designers around the world have created whimsical Christmas trees inspired by lotus flowers, French macarons, and children's story books. Check out this assortment of unusual trees around the world.
Commissioned by the city of London to replace a dying sycamore tree, the Traffic Light Tree has 75 signals that bewilder birds and confuse motorists—doing everything but directing traffic. 
Landscaped entirely out of cypress and eucalyptus, the enormous guitar is one Argentine farmer's love letter to his late wife, a young woman who loved the guitar.
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