Assignment Discovery: Modified Leaves
Plants have specialized leaves that adapt to their environment. Some plants grow spikes to protect them from predators, while others grow traps for insects. Learn more about modified leaves on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Assignment Discovery: Arctic Tundra Poppies
Certain plant species have been able to develop unique responses to grow in the harsh Arctic tundra climate. Poppies are no exception. Learn more about these sun-seekers in this clip from Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Assignment Discovery: Angiosperms
Angiosperms make up 80% of all plant life. These flowering plants range from palm trees to cacti. Learn more about angiosperms on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Assignment Discovery: The Four Types of Plants
There are 4 different types of plants: bryophytes, ferns and fern allies, gymnosperms and angiosperms. Learn more about the different types of plants on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Assignment Discovery: Gymnosperms
The most common gymnosperms are conifers, which usually carry their seeds in cones. The most common conifers are: spruces, cypresses, junipers and sequoias. Learn more about these plants on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Assignment Discovery: Mangrove Tree
Mangrove trees are quite remarkable because they can grow in water. Learn more about these unique trees on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Assignment Discovery: Hardwood Forests
In America's southeast, hardwood forests can be found on the edges of major cities. Learn about this unique part of America's ecology and how it survives in this clip from Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Assignment Discovery: Darwin's Theory Misused
On Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery," learn how Charles Darwin's ideas were misused for economic and political purposes by some of the most powerful figures in modern history.
Assignment Discovery: Neutralism
Some insects and birds interact with plants in a way that doesn't help or harm the plant. This relationship is called neutralism. Learn more about neutralism on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
G Word: Heavenly Hemp
In this clip from Planet Green's "G Word," the Keep It Green girls top off a friend's green makeover with organic clothing made from hemp.
Dirty Jobs: Cutting Edge
As Mike Rowe mows down everything in his underwater path, Barsky gets just a LITTLE too close to the blades for the comfort of Chicago Botanic Garden's Bob Kirschner.
Dirty Jobs: St. Mike of Assisi
While cutting back the invasive plants that are threatening a local ecosystem, Mike Rowe has the opportunity to one good deed for the day. (And he takes it.)
Dirty Jobs: The Doomsday Vault
Mike Rowe helps prepare for the zombie apocalypse by aiding Chicago Botanic Garden scientists preserve and restore native plants and their seeds.
LIFE in the News: Saguaro Cactus
On the new Discovery series LIFE, we visit some amazing plant life. In 2007, Jorge Ribas reported on an amazing plant he found in the Sonoran Desert -- the giant Saguaro cactus.
Flowers Uncut: Theme Party
When working with flowers, it's important to not take it too seriously. In this video, Jeff Leatham talks about theme parties and some great things you can do with flowers.
Flowers Uncut: Hydrangeas
In this video, Jeff Leatham goes over the beautiful and versatile hydrangea and gives you some great tips on how you can use them in almost any arrangement.
Organic A to Z: S is for Strawberry
Chef Gregory is serious about Strawberries. Did you know that the queen of the berry is chock full of great flavor, vitamins and antioxidants but only if you buy organic.