Daily Archives: 27 January, 2013


David Latimer first planted his bottle garden in 1960 and last watered it in 1972 before tightly sealing it shut ‘as an experiment’ The hardy spiderworts plant inside has grown to fill the 10-gallon container by surviving entirely on recycled air, nutrients and water Gardeners’ Question Time expert says it […]

Thriving since 1960, my garden in a bottle: Seedling sealed ...


If you’re one of those people who likes to ponder things while looking out a frosty window on a cold winter day, these pictures will clear up one of those long standing wonders: each snowflake really IS unique. Some look like roman columns, others circuit boards or spaceships. Taken under high magnification […]

SNOWFLAKES UP CLOSE: A SMALL, FRAGILE WORLD