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Plant podcasters discuss botanical books.

The Plant Book Club plantbookclub

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Plant podcasters discuss botanical books.

    Bold Claims: The Revolutionary Genius of Plants by Stefano Mancuso

    Bold Claims: The Revolutionary Genius of Plants by Stefano Mancuso

    This week, Tegan, Joram and Ellen discuss The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence and Behavior. If you're wondering about the science behind the claim "plants have eyes," this is the podcast episode for you. 

    • 59 min
    List of Pasta Shapes: Fruit from the Sands by Robert N. Spengler III

    List of Pasta Shapes: Fruit from the Sands by Robert N. Spengler III

    This week, Tegan, Joram and Ellen read Fruit from the Sands: The Silk Road Origins of the Foods We Eat. We talk about watered-down wine, trial by cheesy bread, and how we learned more about millet than we thought was possible. 

    • 57 min
    Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Iconic Poet

    Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Iconic Poet

    This week, Tegan, Joram and Ellen weigh in on Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life by Marta McDowell. Come celebrate the poet queen of self-isolation and her passion for horticulture with us. 

    • 42 min
    Introducing the Plant Book Club

    Introducing the Plant Book Club

    Welcome to the Plant Book Club! You're listening to Joram and Tegan of the Plants and Pipettes podcast and Ellen from the show Plant Crimes. Together, we're going to read and discuss books about plants, starting with Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life by Marta McDowell. Thanks for joining us! 

    • 3 min

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