Created on Monday, 05 April 2010 16:19
Written by Elaine
Sure, a bouquet of flowers is pretty but they are boring and they wilt after a couple of days. Go green instead with a fresh idea - the eco-friendly PAPERUS Bottle Garden by a group of plant enthusiasts that aims to bring aesthetically pleasing yet low maintenance greenery to our tabletops - perfect to rest your eyes with.
The PAPERUS Bottle Garden is a complete eco-system - a terrarium consisting of all the essential elements that plants need to survive contained in a pretty glass display. Minimal care is required to sustain and maintain the floral and fauna within the bottle. They require no watering and just a little tidying up.
How does this work? According to the PAPERUS website, during photosynthesis, plants utilise the energy of the sunlight to manufacture carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water with the help of a green pigment called chlorophyll. In the process, oxygen is released. In respiration, this process is reversed. Without light, carbohydrates are oxidised to release energy, producing carbon dioxide and water required by the plant during photosynthesis. As a result of these two processes, the elements without the PAPERUS Bottle Garden are recycled and maintained in a self- sustaining equilibrium.
On top of being eco-friendly and aesthetically pleasing, the pretty bottles the bottle gardens come in can be reused for other purposes later.
There is free delivery for purchase of a minimum of three Bottle Gardens, which start from S$100. Otherwise, a fee of $15 will be charged accordingly.
10 Anson Road #26-04 International Plaza
(65) 6304 8923Email
PAPERUS Preferred partners
Blossom Floral Design
9 Raffles Place, #01-14,
InQbox@Raffles City Shopping Centre
252 North Bridge Road,
InQbox@Parkway Parade Shopping Center
80 Marine Parade Road,
8 Grange Road, #03-08
Royal Copenhagen Tea Lounge @Takashimaya
Singapore Department Store
391 Orchard Road,