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Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors

Mar 28, 2019

In this Plantrama episode we talk about eating the invasive Japanese knotweed, three of C.L.’s must-plant vegetable varieties, growing Mandevilla vine and poison green potatoes.

:32 What’s For Dinner: Foraged Japanese knotweed.

5:10 Insider Information:   Three of C.L.’s must-grow vegetables: Black Beauty...

Mar 21, 2019

We start out talking about why you might eat stinging nettles, or just avoid these painful plants. Learn about varieties for your tomato garden and why heirloom tomatoes aren’t always the best choice. Plus dormant weed seeds and basil downy mildew disease.

:30 Did You Know: Nettles

7:12 Eat/Drink/Grow: Planning your...

Mar 14, 2019

Discover which ferns to harvest for spring “fiddleheads,” why you shouldn’t start seeds in pots of garden soil, comparing and contrasting starting tomatoes and cannabis from seed, and the possibility of planting peas in July. 

:32 What’s For Dinner: Fiddlehead ferns – new ostrich fern shoots.      

6:54 Plant...

Mar 7, 2019

This episode covers how and when to make new gardens without tilling, witch hazel shrubs, growing hops vines, and dealing with the neighbors’ dogs.

:30 True or False? Do you have to turn up the soil when you’re creating new gardens?
7:18 Plant Noob:  Witch hazel shrubs – fall or winter flowering.