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Do not water

Signs of Bad Design are often used to counteract the impact of a strong affordance. These plants look positively water-able, and yet it’s the wrong move.

In this case, I can’t quite tell what’s going on. The plants are real. Dracaena trifasciata are hardy, but they will require watering eventually.

So what does this really mean?

  • Do not overwater the plants?
  • Do not water the plants unless asked?
  • Do not water the plants even if you are asked, because these plants water themselves?

I am stumped.


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