This is a very cool — in a geeky kinda way — of using twitter to keep tabs on your plants. (But really, you could use it for all kinds of things. This Botanicalls Twitter DIY:
“answers the question: What’s up with your plant? It offers a connection to your leafy pal via online Twitter status updates that reach you anywhere in the world. When your plant needs water, it will post to let you know, and send its thanks when you show it love.
Twitter is social software that asks a simple question: What are you doing?
Botanicalls is a system that was developed to allow plants to place phone calls for human help. When a plant on the Botanicalls network needs water, it can call a person and ask for exactly what it needs. When people phone the plants, the plants orient callers to their habits and characteristics. Call 212.202.8348 to hear more about each of the plants.”