Gardening Related Phobias
People have more fears than you can shake a Zucchini at. There's someone
out there, who is scared of just about anything and everything. If new,
undocumented fears arises, Psychologists are more than willing to create
a new name for it.
Listed below are gardening related phobias that just might scare the daylight
sout of you. Although, we hope that none of them fit you!
Alliumphobia- the fear of garlic
Anthophobia- the fear of flowers
Apiphobia- the fear of bees
Arachnophobia- is the fear of spiders
Ceraunophobia- is the fear of thunder
Dendrophobia:- the fear of trees
Entomophobia- the fear of insects
Hydrophobia- the fear of water
Insectophobia- the fear of insects. There are so many bugs out there, that
they get two names( also see Entomophobia)
Lachanophobia- the fear of vegetables
Mycophobia- is the fear of mushrooms. Many mushrooms are poisonous. Perhaps
this fear has some merit!?!
Ombrophobia- is the fear of rain
Pagophobia- the fear of ice or frost. Gardeners are justified in having this
Panthophobia- is the fear of disease. Not limited to plant disease.
Parasitophobia- the fear of parasites
Rupophobia- is the fear of dirt
Scoleciphobia- the fear of worms
Seplophobia- the fear of decaying matter Watch out for that compost pile!!
What are you afraid of? Let us know!
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