Posts tagged "Michael Pollan"

'Botany of Desire' Left me Wanting More

Last week, like many gardeners, I sat down to watch the Botany of Desire documentary on PBS. Not having read Michael Pollan’s book I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was expecting a lot because it was so heavily hyped among blogs and Twitter accounts I follow. My first reaction to the two-hour-long documentary... Read more »

The Botany of Desire Documentary

WTTW 11 will be airing The Botany of Desire, a two-hour documentary, based on the book by Michael Pollan on Wednesday October 28, 2009. The narrator, in the PBS preview released on YouTube, describes the plants being highlighted as; “Four plants that have traveled the road to success by satisfying human desires.”  These four plants... Read more »
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