Plant a pencil

Not your ordinary writing utensil.
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We thought we’d seen it all when our grade-school teacher got a bean plant to sprout from a seed sitting in cotton wool. We were wrong. Now there’s a pencil that sprouts flora. For the longest time, the ability to grow herbs and vegetables from a half-used writing utensil wasn’t available to purchase locally,┬ábut this year, Denmark-based Sprout is coming to Canada. Now to learn to stop chewing on the end of an HB. You never know where those buds might shoot up.