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Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors

May 12, 2022

Have you ever bought an envelope of seeds that had no instructions on it? Do you have clay soils where you garden? Ellen and C.L. start the program with these topics, then move onto invasive plants in the landscape, and the differences between different types of potting media.

:30   True or False:   It’s okay to send...


May 5, 2022

It’s pasta for dinner, and everything coming up roses in this episode of Plantrama. Ellen shares her nettle pasta recipe, and C.L. talks about a quick way to use any garden greens with linguine. We discuss the highs and lows of growing roses, and end by answering a listener’s question about catkins.

:37 What’s For...


Apr 28, 2022

In this episode Ellen and C.L. celebrate spring salads, discuss organic fertilizers and discuss the many ways to grow vining Clematis.

:28    What’s for dinner:  Spring Salads 

6:24     Insider Information:  Organic fertilizers

11:03    Eat/Drink/Grow:    Clematis

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Apr 21, 2022

The Plantrama team gives those new to vegetable gardening some advice about raised beds...how deep, what to fill them with, and whether they need a weed barrier underneath. We talk about how to remember what you’ve planted, without sticking ugly labels next to every plant in your garden. In a new segment, we tell you...


Apr 14, 2022

Do you need a special fertilizer for Cannabis budding? Do you need special fertilizers for different types of plants? Do some fertilizers work better than others, and can you make your own out of food scraps? These questions answered and more in this episode.

 

:33      True or False:   In order to get Cannabis to bud,...