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Do you know the saying bad things come in threes? The dishwasher stops working. You get in a car accident. Your credit card gets stolen. Well, when it comes to our plants, like us, they can be experiencing a constellation of problems as well. Yet, we often see plants as far less complex, minimizing their…

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I Don’t Run a Car

by Sir David Attenborough I don’t run a car, have never run a car. I could say that this is because I have this extremely tender environmentalist conscience, but the fact is I hate driving.      Notes:  Today is the birthday of famed naturalist and television personality Sir David Attenborough who was born today…

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by Sir David Attenborough About 70 or 80 men jumped onto the track, brandishing knives and spears. To say I was alarmed is, to put it mildly… I walked towards this screaming horde of men, I stuck out my hand, and I heard myself say ‘good afternoon.’       Notes:  Today is the birthday…

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Sir David Attenborough

by Sir David Attenborough I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored.     Notes:  Today is the birthday of famed naturalist and television personality Sir David Attenborough who was born today in 1926 in a suburb of London, England.   As featured onThe Daily Gardener podcast:…

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I Just Wish the World Was Twice As Big

by Sir David Attenborough There are some four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Four million different solutions to the problems of staying alive.        Notes:  Today is the birthday of famed naturalist and television personality Sir David Attenborough who was born today in 1926 in a suburb of…

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by Sir David Attenborough I can’t pretend that I got involved with filming the natural world fifty years ago because I had some great banner to carry about conservation – not at all, I always had a huge pleasure in just watching the natural world and seeing what happens.      Notes:  Today is the…

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