Have any of you read The Secret Life of Plants by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird? I am sure many of you have and will appreciate this article. I am one of those people who, I have to confess, generally gets along better with plants than people, perhaps it is because I prefer to listen to the frequencies that are way below the vocal range and even find voices grating. I often dream of communicating without the need of the voice. Plants have such a gentle and calming presence. As a kid I always was trying to make secret reading spots in trees. We had some lovely trees in our backyard, growing up. One of them was a huge avocado tree, which I actually stayed far away from as it was full of spiders whose bodies where as big as your hand. They weren’t dangerous and minded their own business, but I stayed out of that tree.