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Design: Sofa Spiridonova

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Location: Russia Project Type: Student Project School: HSE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOL Tutor: Paley Oksana, Yevgeny Razumov Packaging Contents: Granular fertilizer for plants Packaging Substrate / Materials: Paper The invisible process of fertilizer action has a beneficial effect on plants, enriching them with useful substances and promoting active growth and flowering and fruiting. By applying the stereo effect, the packaging design simulates the principle of operation of the fertilizer and clearly shows the result of its action. The series contains four packages of fertilizer: for orchids, for flowers, for fruit and berry, for deciduous. Each package has its own characteristic...

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The post A Nature Lover’s Guide To New York City appeared first on Peaceful Dumpling.

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People are always surprised when I, an avowed nature devotee, express how in love I am with New York City. I feel so at home there each time I visit, and I was even lucky enough to work there in the summer of 2017 for a celebrity, managing their artwork and photographing their home (and helping them prepare for a renovation). While it may seem contradictory to be an outdoorsy person and also feel this way about New York City of all cities, it really isn’t. For one, human beings are complicated and messy, and being contradictory is part of...

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The Best Watering Cans of 2021

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— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. Watering cans let you nurture plants in places where using a hose is impractical or awkward. A good watering can’s long spout can enable you to reach high hanging baskets from secure footing, and to water plants on the ground without bending or stooping. A well-designed watering can be filled from any available water source—a hose spigot, a kitchen sink, or a low-profile half-bath hand-washing faucet—making it convenient to keep your plants happy. The best watering cans are easy to fill...

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The Best Artificial Plants To Liven Up Your Home — No Green Thumb Necessary

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One of the easiest ways to liven up your office or any room in the house is to add a splash of green, most often in the form of a plant. While the process of buying and placing the plant is pretty straightforward, one thing that is often overlooked is that real indoor plants need to be cared for. Granted, if you have a green thumb, that isn’t too difficult. But, if you just can’t seem to keep anything green alive or you simply don’t have the time, finding the best artificial plants to liven up your home may be...

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Malabar spinach (Basella alba [or rubra]) is a unique climbing vine

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Though it’s not a true spinach, it tastes the same as regular spinach. I have to admit, I love my greens. But in the heat of summer, lettuce, kale, collards, and chard all turn bitter, bolt, or dry out. Spinach is the worst; it seems to hate the sun! I found a few varieties that do better, but still not great. Then I came across Malabar spinach – a versatile and healthy option that grows well in the summer. What is Malabar Spinach? Malabar spinach (Basella alba or Basella rubra) is not a true spinach, but rather a climbing vine...

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