This plant sucks up waste metal out of the ground, and we can harvest it as a method of green recycling.
When the next big rover lands on Mars, it will carry with it what could be the first seeds of humanity's next home.
Nearly half a billion years ago, this was one of the first plants to gain a roothold on land.
Mush-lume is a lampshade that's made from biodegradable agricultural waste, with a nice dose of fungus thrown in to keep it all together.
MIT combines plants with nanotechnology, making them capable of producing energy and even acting as pollution sensors.
Solar power is fine and dandy, but when it comes from a lump of moss we start thinking of it like black magic.
Applying bright pulses of light to vegetables grown in space makes them produce more nutrients that help astronauts see better.
Plants can tell a lot more about their environment than we can, and an EU-funded project wants to get to the root of that knowledge.
We've been able to make plants glow for a while now, but the St. Louis-based Bioglow is allowing the likes of you and me to actually buy them.
Seed-filled shotgun shells let you violently spread your favorite flowers far and wide.