Is your potted plant trying to kill you? September 14, 2009 · 1 Comment · KEN KORCZAK: In a small town about 35 miles from where I live, a townhouse was recently destroyed by a potted plant. Two families were left homeless. This sounds bizarre, but it’s totally true. Click on the link below to read all about it: WHEN POTTED PLANTS TURN ON THEIR OWNERS!