Crazy Plant Man

I am not a crazy cat lady. Evens cats are too much responsibility for me. I am what you might call a crazy plant man. I have many plants, and the number only goes up. I spend a fair bit of time acquiring them, watering, repotting, propagating, moving around ito sunlight. It seems healthy to me, but to outsiders I might seem like a crazy plant man. Some people have kids, friends, pets. I have my plants, and not much else. It gives me something to do, something to watch, maybe even something to live for.


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Oct 21, 2019 at 8:39am

Well, I have a lot of other hobbies but I am a crazy plant lady myself! I have 70 in my flat. house plant hobbyest on FB are your people, and mine! I think having lots of plants says you like to nurture so I don't think anyone would think you're crazy. Always on the hunt for a Thai Constellation in Vancity.

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Oct 21, 2019 at 1:19pm

I hear you, plant man! I've found gardening to be very therapeutic - it's calming, life-affirming, rewarding and can be good exercise if you have a patio/deck with larger containers! My suggestion is that you follow your passion for plants to a community garden (or start one yourself!) where you'll meet fellow crazy plant folks and can begin to explore the world of plants that do better outside than in (e.g. my two blueberry bushes share a large container on my patio and do really well outside. I got a bumper crop this year and tons of bees while they were flowering!) You may also meet people who enjoy indoor gardening as much as you! Also, there are lots of fun courses and programs out there at the UBC Botanical Garden or VanDusen where you can learn about different kinds of plants, soils, bugs and worms, ecosystems, etc. You're lucky to live in the gardening capital of Canada so you have lots of folks out there who share your passion (and may have plants to trade!). :D

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Oct 21, 2019 at 7:13pm

Trade you some cacti.

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I love plants

Oct 21, 2019 at 9:32pm

I have 12 plants in my home...and I’m sure that number will go up slowly
I love it

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Oct 22, 2019 at 10:08pm

I have six. I'd have more, but I live in a north-facing bachelor suite and there's only so much space around the window. Now it's the cold, dark season and I'm worried about my shamrock again, although I know even if all the green parts die, it will grow back from the rhizome.

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Heart eyes

Oct 24, 2019 at 10:45pm

I think I love you..

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