Join us on Flickr, Facebook, and Twitter.

Plantgasm - I love plants too much. By Derek Powazek.

Category: Ideas

Ideas for interesting plant projects.

The Big Jungle Pot: Thrillers, Fillers, and Spillers

This pot was a joy to make and I hope it brings good luck to my friend’s new business.

Ideal Office Plants 2: Spathiphyllum ‘Domino’

A beautiful plant that can take low-light environments with minimal maintenance. Just don’t eat it.

Ideal Office Plants: Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Moonshine’

If this guy won’t live in your office, nothing will.

The Joy of Out-of-Bloom Orchids

If you want top pick up orchids on the cheap, and you’re feeling lucky, buy them when they’re not flowering.

Use Giant Leaves Instead of Flowers in Displays

Sure, fresh cut flowers are a nice way to spruce up a room, but why not use some beautiful leaves instead?


Life in the city can get kind of bleak. Why not add a little extra life?

Beautiful, Modern Planter Idea from Thailand

I really enjoyed the modern porcelain enclosure and unusual watering system.

Go Big and Go Home

Houseplants don’t have to be tiny wimpy things. If you’ve got the space for it, go big!

Try a Fish Tank Plant without the Fish

I’m not an aquarium buff, but when I heard about Marimo, I had to give it a try.

Turn a Bird Feeder into a Planter

I was bummed out until I realized I could restring the leather strap to make it hang with the hole facing up.


Plantgasm is where Derek Powazek chronicles his botanical antics and misadventures. More.