About “The Plant Whisperer”

Love and a Green Thumb

Many people complain--"I don't have a green thumb. I can't get anything to grow." The charm and magic of a green thumb is cooperating with the intelligence in plants. Half is knowledge or information about the needs and cycles of plants. The other half is love. I leave the information part to you and your … Continue reading Love and a Green Thumb

Restoring Plant GMO’s to Normal Genes

GMO DISEASE-my rant (written 2006-needs updating) Genetically engineered crops are the cancer of the plant world. Genetically modified organisms (GMO's) spread irregularly, by wind, insects, and other pollinating agents, infecting stands of healthy, non-modified crops. GE crops are less productive, more costly, and their long term health hazards are unknown. They have been engineered by … Continue reading Restoring Plant GMO’s to Normal Genes

Win-Win Insect Communication

Respectful Communications & Insect Cooperation It is becoming generally accepted that organically grown plants produce more phytonutrients and anti-oxidants in response to stresses. For a plant, stresses include being nibbled by insects. As a defense, they then produce higher levels of cancer-fighting and heart-healthy protective compounds. A few insects are therefore our allies. We don’t … Continue reading Win-Win Insect Communication