Botany of Desire

Premiered October 2009

Featuring Michael Pollan and based on his best-selling book, this special takes viewers on an eye-opening exploration of the human relationship with the plant world. The program shows how the apple, the tulip, marijuana and the potato - evolved to satisfy our yearnings.

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Botany of Desire

Bringing Back Hard Cider

Steven Wood explains the challenges of re-introducing a forgotten beverage.

4:44

Botany of Desire

Like A Florist From 100 Years Ago

Teresa Sabankaya not only sells antique roses -- she grows most of her flowers.

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Botany of Desire

The Botany of Desire - Preview

Airs Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

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Botany of Desire

Preview Trailer

Watch the full program Wednesday, 10/28, 9PM

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