In Defense of Plants Videos

I have teamed up with filmmaker/producer Grant Czadzeck (www.grantczadzeck.com) to bring you a visual botanizing experience. I'm not sure how regular this will become but let us know what you think.

 
 

In Search of Spring Wildflowers

In this episode we are exploring a small park located in central Illinois in hopes of finding spring wildflowers. Will we find any? Watch and find out ;)  

Producer, Editor, Camera: Grant Czadzeck (http://www.grantczadzeck.com)

Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/indefenseofplants

Twitter: @indfnsofplnts

 

The Vernal Dam Hypothesis

Back in 1978, a guy by the name of Robert Muller put forth a very intriguing idea. It was coined the vernal-dam hypothesis. Essentially, spring flowering plants are thought to act as nutrient sinks during a time when not much else is actively taking up things like nitrogen and phosphorus from the soil.

Producer, Editor, Camera: Grant Czadzeck (http://www.grantczadzeck.com)

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Twitter: @indfnsofplnts

 

The Hunt

This week we are going on the hunt for a small member of the carrot family known as the harbinger of spring (Erigenia bulbosa). Along the way we meet a handful of interesting plant species. Will we find our quarry? Watch and find out...

Producer, Editor, Camera: Grant Czadzeck (http://www.grantczadzeck.com)

Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/indefenseofplants Tumblr:

Twitter: @indfnsofplnts