Nipping It in the Bud: The War Against Succulent Smugglers in California

A new law intends to crackdown on plant poachers in the Golden State. But how widespread is the problem really?

Our Government Is Broken. This Botanist Thinks Plants May Possess the Answers to Fix It

Professor Stefano Mancuso looks to the neurobiology of our leafy companions for answers, writing down their ‘constitution’ in his forthcoming book, ‘The Nation of Plants’

12 Houseplants That Can Kill Your Dog — or at Least Make Them Really, Really Sick

Plants are shockingly dangerous, like WTF?

With Mormon Tea, the Ephedrine Scene Chases a More Natural Buzz

Since the stimulant’s national ban in 2004, former pill-poppers have been going green — that is, turning the ephedra plant into a lovely pot of tea