It's known that roots help to prevent soil erosion, but there are few examples as educational and striking as these Nurture Studies, showing the strength of plants in gripping earth. Sufficient moisture in the soil too has undoubtedly helped to keep these organic sculptures in tact.
Diana Scherer gave her gorgeous flowers ample TLC, essentially having transplanted them into decorative vases with nutrient-rich dirt and frequent watering. Given time to establish themselves within their artificial environments, the plants' roots conformed to the inner contours of the shapely amphorae.
These Nurture Studies photographs reveal what most likely followed the breaking of the flowers' flasks, exposing the intricate tubers and the elegant shapes to which they've kept the soil.