As Walter Benjamin predicted would happen in “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Production,” the eroticization of plant life has become yet another ritualistic art victimized by a technology.
June 16, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
If you’re looking for the homogenizing impulse in American society, you need search no further than your own lawn.
August 7, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
The Byzantine legal process of placing plants and animals on America’s endangered species list swallows the efforts of the agency that curates the list. A new agreement may untangle the mess.
May 12, 2011 • 12:42 PM • Share
Plant physiologist Jodie Holt’s study and management of weeds has earned her kudos in Hollywood and in academe.
October 4, 2010 • 2:28 PM • Share
Oh, sure, they look pretty, but don’t be fooled. Some flora will explode in your face, some will take over the earth if left unchecked, some could kill you or make you wish you were dead. Here is a top 10 list of the planet’s evil greens.
June 2, 2009 • 4:10 PM • Share
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