This article appeared in the Spring 1997 issue of Terra Incognita magazine. It was inspired by my own houseplants, which had attacked each other in my living room. As I researched the article, I realized that we live in the midst of a photosynthetic war. And I began to wonder: what if... Imagine alien beings … Continue reading When Plants Kill (the article that gave birth to this novel)
Years ago, one of my houseplants killed another plant. At first, I thought it was my fault because I should have been more attentive, like a proper indoor gardener. Then a few months later, now vigilant, I caught a philodendron about to attack another plant. So I did some research and learned that plants are … Continue reading Dominant plants? Really?