The Secret Life of Plants: A Fascinating Account of the Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Relations Between Plants and Man
Explore the inner world of plants and its fascinating relation to mankind, as uncovered by the latest discoveries of science. A perennial bestseller.
In this truly revolutionary and beloved work, drawn from remarkable research, Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird cast light on the rich psychic universe of plants. Now available in a new edition, The Secret Life of Plants explores plants' response to human care and nurturing, their ability to communicate with man, plants' surprising reaction to music, their lie-detection abilities, their creative powers, and much more. Tompkins and Bird's classic book affirms the depth of humanity's relationship with nature and adds special urgency to the cause of protecting the environment that nourishes us.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SonoranDreamer - LibraryThing
While there is some good information in this book, for the most part this book gives plant people a bad name. Yes, plants communicate, but why harm plants while studying this? If you love plants, this ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - blake.rosser - LibraryThing
Most interesting for its overview of the history of botany, and especially of the Indian scientist Bose. The New Age-y experiments it describes are impressive but pretty incredible. Overall it feels disingenuous in the way it presents these pseudoscientific experiments. Read full review
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