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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!   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   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!   Today’s episode is about exactly what the title says… our brains… on plants. And what happens in our brains, when we become Plant People. When I was starting to move from plant killer to crazy plant lady, I noticed, there were a few months in the beginning […]

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Episode 43: Your Brain on Plants

  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 EPISODE   I have been so moved by many of you who have reached out to me sharing how caring for your plants has helped you walk through or live with a variety of tough things, whether its loss of a loved one, post partum depression, PTSD or […]

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Episode 37: Horticultural Therapy

  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

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