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  Click here to listen to the episode!   Happy News Years! Today I’m reviewing the lessons I’ve learned in all of the incredible conversations I’ve had over the 49 episodes of Bloom and Grow Radio. Man, I have learned so much! In the episode we discuss what I’ve learned about: Drainage Episode 08: Dirty […]

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Episode 49: Plant Parent Lessons Learned in 2018

  CLICK here to download the episode!   I’m joined again by my new plant friend and horticulturalist and lighting expert, Leslie Halleck, for part two of my quest to understand what “bright indirect light” really is. If you haven’t yet, listen to last weeks episode where Leslie and I dive into the basics of […]

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Episode 47: Understanding Natural Light: Measuring Tools

Click here to listen to the episode!   I’m excited to bring you another two part episode on a topic that has plagued me in my first year as a plant parent: understanding natural light, and what the heck “bright indirect light” actually means. When figuring out how to do this episode, I knew I […]

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Episode 46: Understanding Natural Light: General Rules

Click here to listen to the episode!   I’ve been introduced to so many amazing companies and planty products this year, I have been blown away by the passion of many of these small business owners, and the amazing products they make to improve our Urban Jungle driven lives. I decided to share with you […]

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Maria’s Favorite Things / Holiday Gift Guide

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE   Today we are joined by Luke Marion of MI Gardener to talk all things indoor citrus! You might know Luke from his MI Gardener youtube channel (which I’m a huge fan of!) which has become one of the fastest growing gardening channels with over 250,000 subscribers on […]

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Episode 29: Indoor Citrus Care with MI Gardener

Click here to download the episode!   Joe “Mr. D” Dombrowski is a 3rd (5th next year) grade teacher from Chicago, IL. His passion for education and lighthearted approach to engaging with students has captured the hearts of millions with his viral videos and instagram accounts @mrDtimes3. He has been featured on The Ellen Show, […]

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Episode 27: Plants in the Classroom with @mrdtimes3

  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE   Welcome to Season 2 of Bloom and Grow Radio Plant Friends! I’m so excited that with Season 2, I am launching the Bloom and Grow Garden Club. The Garden Club is my mailing list on steroids with an online community extension. By joining the club (www.bloomandgrowradio.com/garden-club) […]

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Season 2! Windowsill Herb Gardening 101 with the New York Botanical Garden

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE I’m very excited to welcome back Chris Satch to the show! Chris is the Plant Scientist and Head of Education at The Sill (www.thesill.com) and is my go to guy for any plant issues I have with my personal collection. The Sill is an amazing plant shop with two […]

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Episode 12: Everything You Need to Know about Indoor Grow Lights with The Sill’s Chris Satch

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