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Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors

Jun 27, 2019

Ellen and C.L. discuss garden or foraged ingredients that can swing both ways (sweet or savory), we discuss how to respond to a plant crisis, and examine the practice of putting coffee grounds in the garden.

:31 sweet or savory

4:17 coffee in the garden

8:35 don’t panic!

18:16 garden tours

Link to the blancmange...

Jun 20, 2019

In this episode Ellen and C.L. talk about keeping your containers flowering and looking great all summer. You’ll learn about diagnosing plant problems, favorite product picks and sand in the compost. 

:31 annual container maintenance

7:02 diagnosing plant problems

19:31 favorite product picks

26:08 sand in the...

Jun 13, 2019

C.L. and Ellen debate whether duct tape can be used to fix broken branches, discuss radishes, help a listener deal with a garden thug that’s disguised as a popular herb, and talk about the importance of mycorrhizae.

:30 radishes and milkweed

4:38 duct tape

8:37 mycorrhizae

19:49 lawn full of mint

We love radishes!

Jun 6, 2019

Ellen and C.L talk about how to make ornaments for your garden from rocks or sticks you can find locally. We discuss what plants you can include in your perennial garden that are also edible and give tips for avoiding ticks and tick borne diseases. The episode ends with a question from Kelly about transplanting in...