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Phloem: Is the living tissue in a plant that transports the compounds that are produced by photosynthesis (the sap) to the where it is needed. Sap is a water based sucrose solution (sugar)¬† that is made by photosynthesis. These sugars are transported to non-photosynthetic parts of the plant, such as the roots, or into storage […]

Plant communication: Scent/Volatiles

  There are many reasons why plants release scents. The main reason being to attract wanted insects to said plant to help with pollination this can also be seen as a way to communicate with insects and maybe humans¬† too – it is another form of language in a way Looking at the different ways […]

interesting articles: trees

https://e360.yale.edu/features/exploring_how_and_why_trees_talk_to_each_other https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2008/oct/31/forests-climatechange https://www.untamedscience.com/biology/plants/plant-growth-hormones/ https://healthylivingmagazine.us/Articles/14850/ https://www.avogel.co.uk/health/stress-anxiety-low-mood/forest-bathing-how-nature-makes-us-happier/

Arduino + Moisture and Humidity Sensors

Over the past few days I have been thinking about active environments and what makes up an active environment. Something that has come to mind is moisture and humidity/temperature. So I thought I would buy a couple of sensors and try it out with Arduino. I have never really got to grips with Arduino and […]

Video: connecting MIDI Sprout to Ableton

How to build a terrarium

https://www.gardenista.com/posts/gardening-101-how-to-make-a-closed-terrarium/ https://dengarden.com/gardening/How-to-Make-a-Terrarium-in-a-Jar   http://www.bystephanielynn.com/2012/04/ten-plants-to-grow-in-closed-terrariums-under-cloches.html https://www.simplemost.com/best-plants-to-grow-in-your-terrarium/