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Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors

Jan 30, 2020

You can make a lasagna without pasta! We offer several ideas. Plus we explore seed starting terms such as thinning, damping off and seed leaves, and end with a discussion about the succulent flapjack plant (Kalanchoe thyrsiflora).

:30 What’s For Dinner:   Lasagna without the pasta.
5:26   Eat/Drink/Grow: Thinning,...

Jan 23, 2020

This episode starts with talk about bitters, what they are, why you want them in a cocktail, and how to make your own. We go on to talk about the basics for making a terrarium and end with a question from a listener about using heat mats for starting seeds.

:30 What’s for dinner: Bitters.  The link to Ellen's Recipes...

Jan 16, 2020

We begin this episode with the types of roses that are available for gardens, and which are the easiest to grow. Next we discuss the cottony bug that plagues many houseplants, the mealy bug. And we end with a question from a listener about the sensitive plant, a mimosa with leaves that close when you touch them.


Jan 9, 2020

Do you want to know what it takes to successfully grow a Monstera? Ellen and C.L. explain the first three things you need to know about this stylish plant. In the main segment we discuss options for DIY brides…or anyone planning to have a large event in their yard or garden. The episode ends by talking about what type...

Jan 2, 2020

         In this episode of Plantrama we talk about vegan Nachos, growing a Clivia plant, why some plants go dormant, and how to keep a frosty fern alive.

:31 What’s For Dinner:   Nachos!  C.L.'s Vegan nachos can be seen here.

5:07 Eat/Drink/Grow: Considering Clivia    

13:25 Did You Know:    What is a “dormant...