For several weeks I’ve been mulling over tropisms. It’s a word to describe how plants grow in response to the environment, an example of the interconnections we all experience. There are several types of tropisms:
Photo: response to light, Geo: response to gravity, Hydro: response to water, Chemo: response to chemicals, Thigmo: response to stimulation, and Trauma: response to wound. We have these too. How have you grown? Toward or away from what?
Explore video documentation of tropism and other special movements *here* and be sure to check out another page under Circadian Responses: Pulsating Pumpkins.