The Botany of Desire

Michael Pollan The Botany of Desire “In blending history, memoir and superb science writing, Pollan tells the story of four domesticated species – the apple, the tulip, marijuana and the potato. All four plants are integral to our everyday lives Continue reading The Botany of Desire

The Emerald Planet

David Beerling “The Emerald Planet is the tale of our world’s past – and future – as revealed by plants. Newly found clues in the fossil record show plants to be powerful agents of change, moulding the Earth’s climate and Continue reading The Emerald Planet