Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Only In Japan: Rice Paddy Art

You've heard of crop circles? Well, here's the Japanese version made of living plants. By patterned planting of four different varieties of rice plants, each with different colored leaves, Akio Nakayam and friends grew these reproductions of the Edo-period prints. Wow.

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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Would they make a birthday card? Phil

Anna said...

I say wow too, if this is real, then it is just amazing. Anna :)

Veerasundar said...

Cool!! It takes a lots of effort and innovation for this.

Carol said...

Wow, subsidized farmers with way too much time on their hands.

Wish we could do a couple of fields like that though.