Hotel for Plants, a Seedy Place for a lot of Green (PHOTOS)



Summer is a great time to get out of town, but whither the azaleas? A Spanish firm has created a hotel for plants so that flowers will no longer have to pay the price for their prodigal owners' relaxation.

The new Hotel Para Plantas has been constructed in the Islazul Shopping Center in Madrid, where the unique green house offers a nanny service for plants that are left behind by owners with green thumbs and itchy feet.

The hotel verges on spa: Each plant is treated by a specific botanist.

According to Marisol Garcia, a spokeswoman for the outfit, "customers who miss their plants or want to verify they are healthy can watch them" on the hotel's streaming website.

So much for asking the neighbors to hose down the garden.

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This is disgusting decadence when children (and adults) are going hungry in nearly every country in the world.

August 03 2011 at 3:05 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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Shall we send them the plants???

August 03 2011 at 5:09 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

What's decadent? Lots of people when going away will have a neighbor or relative come in to water their plants and pay them. There's nothing wrong when you don't have someone to come in to pay a "hotel" to care for your plants. They're living things. I suppose you find it decadent, also, to board a pet when you've no one to care for them. Should plants and animals be left to die because there is no one to care for them? If you're so concerned about people in 3rd world countries starving, there is nothing stopping you from sending them money or condoms.

August 03 2011 at 9:23 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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