Crack in the concrete  Growing Plants That Defy All Odds • BoredBug

Plants growing through concrete are just one example of the power of nature if left to its own devices. These pictures show that life will always find a way.

Growing greens  Growing Plants That Defy All Odds • Page 6 of 6 • BoredBug

Growing greens Growing Plants That Defy All Odds

Strong succulents  Growing Plants That Defy All Odds • Page 6 of 6 • BoredBug

Forms tiny glaucous, blue-green rosettes that bear attractive, large white flowers. It is slow growing, good for rock gardens. Grow in sun in well-drained neutral to slightly acidic soil.

Tree in the middle of a lake   Growing Plants That Defy All Odds • Page 5 of 6 • BoredBug

Life is always searching and finding ways to survive and expand! Death begets life: A small fir tree (which as become a bonsai) growing atop a dead log in the waters of Fairy Lake, near Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada

Tree from a crack  Growing Plants That Defy All Odds • Page 5 of 6 • BoredBug

Plants that remain … Recently we wrote about the trees that bring concrete, but there are other plants that can grow in seemingly impossible conditions. In these photos you will see 25 species of flora that thrive in spite of all obstacles.

Crooked trees  Growing Plants That Defy All Odds • Page 5 of 6 • BoredBug

Poland's Mysterious Crooked Forest: In a tiny corner of western Poland a forest of about 400 pine trees grow with a 90 degree bend at the base of their trunks - all bent northward. It is surrounded by a larger forest of straight growing pine trees.

Urinal garden  Growing Plants That Defy All Odds • Page 4 of 6 • BoredBug

Former men’s room of what used to be an elementary school in Detroit; the Catherine Ferguson Academy, a charter high school for young mothers and pregnant teens, now calls the historic building.

It’s not a hanging plant  Growing Plants That Defy All Odds • Page 4 of 6 • BoredBug

It’s not a hanging plant Growing Plants That Defy All Odds

Boots and shoots  Growing Plants That Defy All Odds • Page 3 of 6 • BoredBug

Boots and shoots Growing Plants That Defy All Odds

Green grass floors  Growing Plants That Defy All Odds • Page 3 of 6 • BoredBug

June The Nave of York Minster is covered in 1500 square metres of real grass in preparation for the York Minster Rose Dinner, which will host over 900 guests to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee and raise money for the York Minster Fund.

Blooming in a concrete jungle  Growing Plants That Defy All Odds • Page 2 of 6 • BoredBug

Blooming in a concrete jungle Growing Plants That Defy All Odds

Desert blooms as a rose  Growing Plants That Defy All Odds • Page 2 of 6 • BoredBug

Desert blooms as a rose Growing Plants That Defy All Odds

Out and up  Growing Plants That Defy All Odds • BoredBug

Growing Plants That Defy All Odds

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