In a fragrant endeavour to tantalize the senses, the Botanical Garden at the University of Warsaw is showcasing an array of spring plants that boast extraordinary scents as well as lavish colours.
Crowds flocked to watch the moment the amorphophallus titanium which was nearly frozen to death and revived by a ritual dance went into full bloom.
Established by husband and wife team Anna and Dawid Drzewiecki after their observations of where different plant extracts came from in cosmetics and natural supplements, the company’s innovation is based on their unique form of production, combining the growth of plants and the production of extracts in one place.
Titled ‘Stołówka dla fifnych owadów’ (Canteen For Insects), the project will see 35 ‘insect hotels’ debut across the city with confirmed locations including the gardens of 12 primary schools and 18 kindergartens.
The New Life Capsule enables them to create specific conditions for observing the development of algal-fungal biomass, which creates a special fertiliser.
Architects say the main design goal is to make Łód’s Freedom Square “a friendly place for residents and tourists.”
When the love of his life tragically died, Maria's grief-stricken husband created the giant heart on the slopes of a hill overlooking the village of Solina in the Bieszczady Mountains where they had planned their life.
What happens to all those plants from offices buildings? Warsaw-based Florabo’s new ‘Green Veteran’ initiative aims to stop them going to the ‘great plant pot in the sky’ by finding them new homes.
The team led by Marta Kolanowska, a biologist from the University of Łódź, aims to protect one of the most valuable ecosystems in the world which is seriously endangered as a result of deforestation of tropical areas every day.
Scientists at biotech company Bio-Gen are investigating how bacteria can help prepare crops for periods of drought.