Plant Roots

This unique art and botany project uses living tree roots as an art medium to mold. Poems and epigrams are carved on the inside bottom of molds. Trees are grown in these molds. When the roots become dense and root bound, they are tipped out to expose the poem.

Contact Dan Ladd for commissions.

Poem in Molded Roots

Poem by A.E. Houseman

Living tree roots as an art medium to mold.

Tomato Plants Molding A Root Poem