Dropping Pepper Leaves and A Plant Murdering Shelter Cat
I'm having a sudden issue with some of my pepper plants. In two days, the leaves of my Pimento and Fresno peppers have almost entirely fallen off! I looked at them just now and they look a fright!
My husband has taken it upon himself to water some of the plants in the morning before he heads off to class... Helpful, but.... That is the main change, so is it the dreaded overwatering again? Is it his turn to over love the balcony garden lol?
I am hoping if I leave them be for a bit that they may live...but they look pretty dramatic. The Fresno even had a few little peppers on it... I assume I should snip them off to let it's energy focus on surviving whatever has happened to it. Anything else I should do? Other than leave it alone and maybe see if I can get them more sun?
In other news, our new cat has secretly been attacking my indoor plants.... My bamboo palm in particular is showing the scars of battle (AKA chew marks and clumps of the entire thing being uprooted, joy!). She has also been eyeing my aloe plant, which has been placed far out of her reach, I hope. Oh, cats!!
My dog on the other, is a perfect gentleman when it comes to the plants. He did take a few corrections here and there and seems very interested when I fertilize, shooey! He sits quietly with me on the balcony as I tend what needs tending, in hopes some freshly snipped herbs, especially stevia or spearmint, should come his way.
Good times. Happy 4th, everyone!