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Re: Secret Life of Plants

I have his 1979 book Life on Earth which is of course broader, but a
beautiful work.  However, seeing it in action was amazing.  The Hort Ed said
he bought the video set years ago for about $75.  Probably a lot more today
if even available.  maybe I'll check.  Maybe they'd even re-release it on
DVD.  Hhhhhmmmmmmm........


----- Original Message -----
From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, July 20, 2003 5:40 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Secret Life of Plants

> In a message dated 7/19/2003 11:03:05 PM Central Standard Time,
> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> > The spring rush to get things done has given way to a plodding pace of
> > deadhaeading and problem correcting. Today was a pretty good day except
> > the mosquitoes.  Topped out at only 80 degrees at which time I went to
> > CES office and watched 2 episodes of David Attenborough's Secret Life of
> > Plants.  MGs watched and then discussed while eating popcorn for 2 hours
> Kitty, read the CHat digest and didn't get past this first paragraph.  I
> the Secret Life of Plants.  I found myself wanting to read more from D.
> Attenborough and got several of his books then later.  The pictures in
each of his
> books is priceless.  He has such a way of describing things that you
> can visualize it as if one was there, and to put so information and facts
> into such an interesting read.  Just wonderful.  If anyone hasn't seen or
read at
> least THe Secret Life of Plants, I definitely recommend it to ANY plant
> person.
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
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