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Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors

Mar 25, 2021

If you think that pesto has to be made of basil, think again! Ellen and C.L. talk about spring pestos, how quickly plants start to photosynthesize, and discuss the pros and cons of various types of mulch. We end with a question about the best fennel to grow if you want the seeds.

:34   What’s for dinner: Spring...

Mar 18, 2021

In this episode we define some terms that plant geeks toss around, and give you a recipe for figuring out what’s wrong with your houseplants. If you’ve ever wondered why fertilizer is called “plant food” or how lichen can grow on a rock or your roof, this is your podcast!

:28   Plant Noob:  Semi-Evergreen?...

Mar 11, 2021

C.L. and Ellen rave about green flowers, explain the difference between aggressive and invasive plants, and discuss the common belief that sunflowers poison other plants. Plus we answer Meredith’s question about why cut flowers don’t grow roots.

 :40 True or False: Sunflowers poison other plants...

Mar 4, 2021

Did you know that a spring tonic doesn’t have to be a drink? Hear Ellen and C.L. talk about tonics, what to do if you’ve started your seeds too early, the definition of direct sowing and vegetables for hot climates.

:30 What’s For Dinner:  What’s your spring tonic?

4:57 Eat/Drink/Grow:    Starting seeds too...