SOCIAL BOTANY politics is the authoritative allocation of values in society David Easton Our nasturtiums, jalapeños, radishes would morph more savory were politics master gardening. Patient curious egos know temperate watering, care with weeds and pests, fertilizers, how best to harvest our […]
What’s in a Name, a Plant Name?
The cobra lily got its name from the hood-like shape of its specialized leaf: a pitcher filled with a secretion that digests insects lured by the sweet liquid to enter and slip down the pitcher into the fatal brew. This plant isn’t a lily at […]