sooby said:Depends on the plant, there are some that are sensitive to and can be damaged by soaps and oils, not that I'm suggesting that would happen here and they're both things I would try myself for insects/mites if not contraindicated, but we don't know what kind of plant it is. ...
On the second topic, not a fan of the show either but maybe people just like Hugh Laurie?
>> there are some that are sensitive to and can be damaged by soaps and oils
Thank you! I didn't know that.
>> maybe people just like Hugh Laurie?
He does project a lot of charisma, but the basic premise of the character offends me: "I can be infinitely obnoxious because I can get away with it". It doesn't seem to be written to indicate "constant pain causes some people to be flaming, vicious jerks". besides, we probably all know someone who manages a lot of pain better than that character.
My theory is that a lot of people enjoy seeing someone get away with things because they would like to be able to get with that kind of thing. If that's the case, the only episode of the show I "approve of" is the one where he got thrown in jail in part for breaking a law ... but mainly for being a jerk to someone with more power than he had.
I cheered that day! He got what he deserved! (Not that I would ask to get what I deserve! I'd rather have mercy if I can get it, any day.)
But I should confess - I watch it fairly often. Maybe that makes me a jerk-wannabe, too!