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Plantgasm - I love plants too much. By Derek Powazek.

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Deciduous Me

Deciduous plants are the ones that drop all their leaves once a year. In California, we don’t have too many of them. The word literally means “falling off at maturity.” And, in a way, that’s what I just did.

Talking Plants with Gayla Trail

It was a great pleasure to have this conversation with my longtime garden hero, Gayla Trail. We talk desert plants, my San Francisco cloud forest, and botanical tattoos. If that…

Happy Father’s Day

It’s a good excuse to say thanks to the man who taught me to love plants.

Show Us Your Plants!

If you have plants, you must have photos of them. And we want to see them!

I Am Not A Botanist

Before you comment, I’d like to ask you to keep a few guidelines in mind.

Welcome to Plantgasm!

Hi, my name is Derek. I live in San Francisco with my wife, two little dogs, one grumpy cat, and an ever-increasing mob of plants.


Plantgasm is where Derek Powazek chronicles his botanical antics and misadventures. More.