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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   The Plant Side Chat Series is Maria’s love letters to the life lessons she learns in the garden. Today, Maria shares a story about the importance of pruning in your garden and life through the tale of her balcony strawberry plant.   Follow Bloom and Grow Radio: […]

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Plant Side Chat #4: Pruning

  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE   Donna Letier of Gardenity joins me today as the second guest of my Planty Business Series to jam on the topic of growing a business like we tend a garden. Gardenuity creates custom gardens of herbs and vegetables delivered to your door, tailored specifically to your […]

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Episode 39: Growing Your Business Like You Tend Your Garden

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

  Plant Friends, I’ve just closed in on a full year of caring for plants! Time freaking FLEW and I’ve learned so much, and devoured so many plant books that have helped continue my planty journey. I get questions all the time about what books I read when just starting out, so I put together […]

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My Favorite Plant Books So Far

  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE   I’m so excited to celebrate my TWENTIETH episode with some very special guests today. Craig LeHoullier is THE Tomato man (@nctomatoman to be exact). After a successful career as a chemist in Pharmaceuticals, Craig began a new career as being one of the leading experts on […]

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Episode 20: Talking Tomatoes with Craig LeHoullier and My MOM

  Click here to listen to the episode!   By day, Toronto based Darryl Cheng is a Business Analyst for a Tech Company. By night, he is the creator of the incredibly popular blog and Instagram account – Houseplant Journal. Darryl’s commitment to excellence and his passion for plants and thirst for knowledge have turned […]

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Episode 08: Dirty Talk and the Creation of Houseplant Journal with Darryl Cheng

       Click here to listen to the episode!  Olena Shmahalo, otherwise known as TheOperatingSystem on Instagram is the Art Director of Quanta Magazine by day, and has an Etsy shop where she sells her plant cuttings and plant themed merchandise by night. Originally from the Ukraine, Olena has been growing her Urban Jungle […]

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Episode 07: TheOperatingSystem: Plant Propagation 101 and Using Plants to Disconnect

Click here to listen to this episode! I learned about Summer Rayne Oaks when I first started researching “Urban Jungles” in NYC. She is a model/activist/entrepreneur who is famous for her Brooklyn apartment in which she has over 670 plants. She has dedicated the last decade of her life to being a champion for sustainable […]

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Episode 04: Summer Rayne Oakes: Plants for the Advanced Plant Parent and Practicing Patience

Click here to listen to our Plant Chat!   Diana Zarins is the mastermind behind the Instagram account and Youtube channel How To Succulents. She is a “black thumb” turned #succulentwhisperer with a following of over 70,000 followers who turn to her for succulent inspiration and education. Her Youtube channel has videos specifically about succulent […]

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Episode 3: How to not Kill Your Succulent and Learning Resiliance with Diana Zarins of How To Succulents

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