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Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors

Mar 26, 2020

This podcast will inspire you to create more chopped salads, explain leaf spot fungus, and provide a list of plants that will attract hummingbirds. We also explain some flower terminology and answer a curious listener’s email.

:40 What’s for dinner: “Chopped Salad”

5:18 Insider Information: Leaf spot...


Mar 19, 2020

:32 Plant Noob: How to make your own plant-able pots for starting seeds in.

5:57 Eat/Drink/Grow: Perennials that don’t spread very much.

16:21 Product Review: Book: Growing Weed in the Garden by Johanna Silver

22:15 Love Letters and Questions Pippa asks about using products that make houseplants have shiny...


Mar 12, 2020

In this episode C.L. and Ellen discuss research into growing plants in salty soils, aerating lawns with spiky shoes, and a plant that’s a three some. We end explaining why it’s possible to have too much manure in your soil.

 

:47    Did You Know: From the world of Plant Science: salty soils
3:50  True or False: You...


Mar 5, 2020

Get inspired to make a spring salad containing flower petals, hear about how a native plant in one area might be invasive elsewhere, and learn about a lemon-scented herb. The episode ends with a question about coconut coir. 

:31 What’s For Dinner: Spring tonic salads

4:28 Eat/Drink/Grow: A plant that’s native in one...


Feb 27, 2020

This episode of Plantrama gives you a heads up about two great plants, talks about what happens when people find a new plant and want to either patent it or otherwise bring it to market. We end with advise for Helen about her boxes in San Francisco.

 

:30 Insider Information – Plant Reviews:   Burpee Silky Sweet...