All Things Gardening forum: Why you should respect plants

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Name: Keith
West Babylon, NY (Zone 7a)
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keithp2012
Aug 1, 2014 1:12 PM CST
True facts that will shock you!
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Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Aug 2, 2014 9:34 PM CST
That's fascinating!
(Zone 5a)
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xShainax
Aug 3, 2014 1:18 AM CST
So when I put my kalanchoe blossfeldiana to sleep when it had a severe mealy bug infestation to save my other plants, it could feel the cold air killing it? Sad I froze it. Now I feel horrible and like a bad plant mommy.
Name: Myriam
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bonitin
Aug 3, 2014 9:07 AM CST
I actually have the book, bought it many years ago and was totally fascinated with it! It does make sense, at least to me! Rolling my eyes.
Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Aug 3, 2014 4:30 PM CST
I first read about plants having emotions in a short story by Roald Dahl - 'The Sound Machine'.

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Name: Keith
West Babylon, NY (Zone 7a)
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keithp2012
Feb 16, 2015 11:09 PM CST
Thanks for sharing!
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
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Weedwhacker
Feb 21, 2015 10:55 PM CST
OMG - so many people would consider this completely crazy, but really, why not? We truly should respect all living things... but then, what to eat? Crying
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Name: Elfrieda
Indian Harbour Beach, Florida (Zone 10a)
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orchidgal
Feb 23, 2015 8:38 AM CST
Tests have been done; plants can "trigger" responses which can be measured. It is a fascinating subject.
“I was just sittin’ here enjoyin’ the company. Plants got a lot to say, if you take the time to listen”
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