But Do They Have Bookworms?

I was scouting a nice event space recently when I saw something unusual on the mantle…

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Plants growing out of books – what a great idea!  Looks like they used an Exacto-knife to carve out the pages, then potted some plants that don’t require a lot of water. Here’s another…

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Why don’t I ever come up with these things? Anyway, just a little arts and crafts project for a cold winter day. :)

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4 comments

  1. These were big in the late ’70s – early ’80s, when it was the thing to talk to your plants, too. I couldn’t stand the thought of destroying a book, no matter what it was.

  2. I’m not much on the idea of cutting up books, though there are a number of books I can think of which contain enough… let’s just call it… manure to be ideal for fertilizing plants.

  3. Sometimes books just can’t be saved, so why not recycle in a nifty way, love it!

  4. Hmmm. As a librarian, I admit this gives me a twinge. But if the books were damaged beyond use anyway, I guess this is better than trashing them completely!

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