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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

Click here to listen to the episode!    We are joined by Chris today for another installment of our Plant Science Series featuring The Sill! Orchid 101 is near and dear to my heart because I STRUGGLE with Orchids and Chris has been my go to resource for personal orchid care. So I knew he […]

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Episode 30: Orchid 101 with Chris from The Sill

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! I’m so happy to have Summer Rayne Oakes of Homestead Brooklyn back on the show for a second time. You might have heard her back in the day in episode 04 of Bloom and Grow Radio, when we talked about Advanced Plant Parenthood and the joy of Plant […]

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Episode 26: Pest Control with Summer Rayne Oakes

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