Ever seen plants grow on a… keyboard? [Image, Video]

I do not know about others, but I, for one, do not have a green thumb. Me and plants do not get along. In fact, I probably couldn’t tell the difference between Poison Ivy and regular grass. (Okay, that might be a bit of an exaggeration. I think.) So it is safe to say I do no gardening. However, even someone as nature-illiterate as me would not have guessed that plants can grow on a keyboard. Check it out:


The particular plant you see growing on the above keyboards is called ‘Garden Cress’. And apparently it isn’t a very rare occurrence. Go figure.

Interesting fact: Garden Cress is an edible herb, meaning you can eat it. Imagine the possibilities — having your own stash of Garden Cress to nibble on while raiding Onyxia in World of Warcraft.

[via Wikipedia]

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  • Ok, if it was a cheapo keyboard, but if it was a $100 mechanical job, he’d get real mad at you.

  • etim

    Ch-Ch-Ch ChiaMac!

  • Justa Comment

    Being the one who would be tasked with plowing the garden under, I sigh mightily, but I can see the humor…..I guess. :-/

  • Mike

    Isn’t the force of life just incredible?