Tackling our ‘plant blindness’

Valuing plants and gardening as far more than just ‘green wallpaper’.

Tackling our ‘plant blindness’

Ask any eight-year-old where pasta, sugar or chocolate come from, and they probably won’t say plants. This may seem a trivial thing in a world where technological knowledge is the future, but it highlights a key deficiency in our increasingly urbanised society, a phenomenon called ‘plant blindness.’

This phrase was originally coined in 1999 by two American botanists who highlighted th...

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