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Nov 25, 2021

From roots to leaves to flowers! C.L. and Ellen talk about the difference between yams and sweet potatoes, explain what a root nodule is, and discuss leaf-spot fungus, especially on house plants. The episode ends with a listener question about flowers for a Florida garden.

 

:30  What’s for dinner:    Yams Vs Sweet...


Nov 18, 2021

It’s all houseplants all the time in this episode of Plantrama. Ellen and C.L. give advice about cleaning the leaves of indoor plants, talk about the many Calatheas that grow well with less light, and answer a question abot the tropical known as “money plant.”

:36   Plant Noob: Ways to clean off houseplants in the...


Nov 11, 2021

 The Plantrama team discusses the advice to hang herbs upside down for drying, and whether you should prune evergreens now. We end with a letter from a listener about doing battle with the birds.

 

:31   True or False:    Hanging herbs upside down to dry them helps the flavors (or in the case of Cannabis,...


Nov 4, 2021

Ellen and C.L. talk about cranberry recipes that go beyond the traditional “cranberry sauce.” They discuss potting “soils” and their composition, and give a listener advice about a Dracaena fragrans (aka corn plant) that has gotten too tall. 

:31   What’s For Dinner: ...


Oct 28, 2021

C.L. and Ellen give you some different ideas for using apples this season, discuss planting bulbs with an auger on a drill, explain the term “old wood” and answer a listener’s question about tomatillo plants.

 

:30 What’s for dinner:  Apples or crabapples, anyone?

7:54 The Plant Noob: Using a hand drill and an...