Richard Uridge travels to George Washington's country estate in the Virginian countryside to meet a pair of Siamese hollies.
And he discovers how trees are bright enough to change the course of political history.
|01||02||The Idiot Fruit Tree||20031116||20040414|
Richard Uridge visits Queensland, where he finds a tree that waters itself.
He also unravels the mysteries of the idiot fruit tree.
Richard Uridge visits Malaysia in search of the Simpoh, a tree which, according to legend, flowers at the same time every day.
|01||04||Causing And Curing Headaches||20031130||20040416|
Richard Uridge visits the Lost Gardens of Heligan near St Austell in Cornwall, where he finds a relative of the bay which can cause headaches and another tree which can cure them.
Richard Uridge visits the National Arboretum at Westonbirt in Gloucestershire, home to 18,000 specimens.