Plants & People: An Ethnobotanical Journey Through The Plant Kingdom
About This Show
An audio journey through the wonderful wild world of plants. Episodes cover modern and ancient ways wild plants have been used in human culture as food, medicine and utilitarian uses.
Most Recent Episode
Why The Balsam Bashers Might Be Wrong: A New Way Of Looking At Invasive Plants
Robin Harford discusses with Pete Yeo from Future Flora why invasive plants may actually be good for the environment. Does the science stack up in favour of the balsam bashers? As well as the parallels and phobia over ‘immigrant plants’ with nationalism and the racist hysteria of ‘foreigners’. Is there such a thing as a native plant?