What are the best book/plant combinations you can think of?
The Day of the Triffids is probably too easy.
The Anatomy of Melancholy.
Candide by Voltaire, of course!
For any plant: The Origin of Species seems appropriate, but maybe too appropriate.
For flowering plants: The Unbearable Lightness of Being.
For non-flowering plants, cacti in particular: Wordsworth’s collected works.
denis johnson – tree of smoke with a marijuana plant.
the good earth
Orwell’s “Keep the Aspidistra Flying”
oooooh, i got one:
a little bonzai tree planted in A Separate Peace
a tree grows in a tree grows in brooklyn
(thank you, thank you. *bows*)