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Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors

Oct 31, 2019

In this autumnal episode Ellen Zachos and C.L. Fornari talk about the pros and cons of straw bale gardens…fantastic or a fad? We talk about burdock (one person’s weed is another’s dinner) and keeping that potted bay tree over the winter indoors.

:28 Plant Noob: What is burdock?

3:33 Eat/Drink/Grow: straw bale...

Oct 24, 2019

C.L. and Ellen explain how you can make your ornamental grasses look amusing and fun for the fall into the winter holidays. We discuss the benefits and drawbacks to not raking the leaves out of your gardens, and talk about wild grape vines. The episode ends with Sara’s question about her houseplants that got...

Oct 17, 2019

Have you wondered what people mean when they talk about a plant’s dripline, or if you can still put plants in the ground in October? Do you want to know if you can leave your outdoor furniture in the elements over the winter, or if it’s possible to have one of those Pinterest-posted green walls indoors? If so,...

Oct 10, 2019

In this episode Ellen and C.L. talk about a great way to prepare fresh sage leaves for a garnish, whether hanging herbs and other plants upside down to dry is important, the basics of compost, and how long carrots can be left to grow in the ground.

:27  What’s for dinner: Fried Sage Leaves
4:22 True or False: You...

Oct 8, 2019

Here's a taste of what the Plantrama Podcast is all about.