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  http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/bloomandgrowradio/BG053.mp3 Today’s guest caught my eye on social media because of his incredible travel itinerary and his obvious passion for finding the plants we know and love as houseplants, in their natural habitats around the world. Michael Mittermeier is a passionate plant professional who has traveled the world and documents his findings of rare […]

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Episode 53: Plants IRL aka Nature and Monstera talk with @mickmitty

Click this link to listen to the episode! Today I’m joined by my plant friend Darryl of Houseplant Journal to discuss Low Light environments and how that affects our plants. Houseplant Journal is known for it’s amazing instagram account, blog and now watering can and his forthcoming book! His instagram bio says “an engineers approach to […]

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Episode 52: Soil Aeration and Thriving vs Surviving in a Low Light Home with Darryl from Houseplant Journal

Click here to listen to the episode! Plant Friends! We are kicking of Season 3 with your top most requested episode out of any topic, a 101 episode on how to care for the Marantaceae Family, and understanding why on earth they can be so dang tricky to care for! I would say that “why […]

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Episode 50: Calathea, Maranta and Stromanthe 101

Click here to listen to the episode!   Welcome back to part 2 of the Aroids 101 series. I hope you enjoyed last weeks Part 1 on the general information and care for the amazing Araceae family. If you haven’t listened to Part 1 yet, I would suggest hitting pause here and listening to that […]

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Episode 45: Aroid 101 Part 2

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE   Today’s episode is the first of a two part series on Aroid 101. Aroids are all over Instagram, with their great variety of sexy, prehistoric looking leaves, and many Aroids make great houseplants because of their low light tolerance and their large and beautiful foliage. I’m excited […]

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Episode 44: Aroids 101 Part 1

Click here to listen to the episode!   I’m so excited to share this tutorial with you, because the idea for this episode came from me being inspired to make my own moss poles after watching a video Tylor made on Instagram. The process was so easy (especially because Tylor’s video was so helpful) and […]

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Episode 42: Make Your Own Moss Pole Tutorial

  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE   For those of you lucky enough to have outdoor space that you put your houseplants in for the warm summer months, this episode is for you! There comes the time with that first snap of fall weather, when we realize the lovely Summer is over and […]

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Episode 38: Transitioning Your Plants Back Indoors for Winter with Chris from The Sill

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE SURVEY Thrilled to be joined by Alessia of @apartmentbotanist to discuss growing a large plant collection in a small space and using humidity indoors to help your plants thrive! So if you have been listening to the podcast, you’ll know that I met Alessia  online when I was fawning […]

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Episode 36: Growing a Large Jungle in a Small Space and Humidity Hacks with @Apartmentbotanist

Click here to listen to the episode! I’m so excited to welcome my first Australian guest to the show, Scott Cain of the popular Instagram account @Tropicaloco (and another account that gets revealed at the end of the episode). Scott is a graphic designer in Australia (www.monkeyfern.com) with an incredible indoor jungle of about 200 […]

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Episode 33: Monstera 101 with Scott from @tropicaloco

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE SHOW   “ [Airplants are]really whimsical and tough… in many ways a kind of metaphor for modern people. All this diversity and adaptation and this ability to thrive in any niche” – Josh Rosen, Airplantman     I’m thrilled to be joined by the “Airplant Man” himself, Josh Rosen […]

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Episode 32: Airplants 101 with @airplantman

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