Do you like apples? Fancy tulips? Smoke pot? Before there were roses and lilies and sprays of lavender on the hills, before there were marigolds and morning glories, peonies scented like women and pitcher plants that smell like rotting flesh, before the landscape went through its great primordial color shift, from green and green to every shade of the spectrum, the world was a ”slower, simpler, sleepier” place, Michael Pollan writes in ”The Botany of Desire”If so, you may like “The Botany of Desire” by Michael Pollen.
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