Gardening has really taken off in recent years. But one mysterious story shows the dangers of planting when you aren’t quite sure what will spring up…
The fact that many of us live in apartments without outdoor space means we want to bring the outside in.
There’s just one problem. Keeping plants alive can be hard!
From fresh flowers to mini trees, home jungles have become something of an Instagram obsession.
Our Pinterest board if full to the brim of homes peppered with plants and flowers.
That’s one jealousy-inducing home.
When it comes to planting things, expect the unexpected!
When he planted some mysterious seeds that had arrived in the post…
People were receiving these seeds in the post from China – and nobody quite knows why.
Scott Bray of the Arkansas Department of Agriculture warned people not to plant these seeds.
Arkansas resident Doyle Crenshawn ended up cultivating his seeds – to bizarre results!
And, therefore, decided he might as well see the project through!
“Every 2 weeks I’d come by and put Miracle-Gro on it,” he claimed.
While this sounds like something from Little Shop Of Horrors…
Many think it’s some sort of variety of squash plant.
There’s no denying it – it’s large!
It’s been taken for testing so people can figure out what it actually is.
But the fact it’s unidentified is still concerning to some!
Well, there’s one overarching theory.
The Whitehouse Police Department’s Facebook explains that this is, “an exploit by a vendor used to bolster product ratings and increase visibility online by shipping an inexpensive product to an unwitting receiver and then submitting positive reviews on the receiver’s behalf under the guise of a verified owner.”
But as for why they’re sending seeds?
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