The team gathers at the National Botanical Gardens at Kirstenbosch.
Plants have an amazing ability to convert sunlight, carbon dioxide, water into living energy, which is fundamental for all forms of animal life. From the tiniest of microorganisms to the largest of animals and our large human ego’s. There has yet to be any process as efficient as this process of photosynthesis. This process began millions of years ago with tiny microscopic plants. Plants have created the condition for other life forms to develop.
In a very short period of time, a lot of the natural resources here on the planet have vanished.
John goes into depth about the wild almond tree as well as trees in general. A tree like this has immense power to stabilize the atmosphere in two very important ways:
John also covers: Life begets life; A garden nourishes one’s life, which the orientals have always believed; How mankind has fouled its own nest; The difference between paper dollars and solar dollars; Fertilizer; Alien species;