I Don't Have a Garden, but I Watch One on TV

The secret sex life of plants

Here’s a compilation of appropriated footage we (my friend Cheryl Jackson and I) put together for a plant sex installation last night (a fundraiser). The video projection was just one part of it. Enjoy (you’ll want your sound on).

Posted by on February 10, 2008 at 5:00 am, in the category I Don't Have a Garden, but I Watch One on TV.
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9 Responses to “The secret sex life of plants”

  1. Well done! Just in time for Valentines.
    Shirley

  2. joey says:

    Great ‘horny’ footage, great photography, great music … impressed!

  3. Lisa Albert says:

    Ahem, your voyeuristic nature is showing. I guess mine is, too, since I watched and enjoyed every moment. Well done!

  4. bill says:

    What happened? It would not let me watch it!!!

  5. eliz says:

    Sorry, Bill, that was me. I fixed it.

  6. Ron E. says:

    I was fortunate enough to get to experience the full installation in all its sensory delight. The sheer ability to be surrounded by growing plants on one of the coldest days of the year in Buffalo so far–at night, no less–was quite a treat, but the main thing no video can convey is the wonderful aroma in the room.

    Eliz, what’s the name of the book you had on display? I think GR readers might be as interested in it as I am.

    –Mentee Ron

  7. Joanne says:

    Elizabeth – just saw this on Yahoo today and thought of your post:

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080212/film_nm/berlin_rossellini_dc_1

    You’re in good company!

  8. eliz says:

    The book Ron mentions is Sex in Your Garden. It’s a really funny, campy look at plant reproduction. Very quirky, with pictures of bra ads and Barbies as well as plants. The science is right, though.

  9. High Desert Delight says:

    Talented and creative way to show-case the x-rated side of nature! thanks for the effort!! I really enjoyed the video

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