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  http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/bloomandgrowradio/BG067A.mp3 So glad to have Nick from @phillyfoliage and Nick Pileggi on Youtube join me for a discussion on Peperomia 101. This interivew happened during our Live Taping at Urban Jungle Philly this summer. Peperomia are such a wonderful houseplant variety and such a perfect plant for beginners. We are lucky to have Nick […]

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Live Taping: Peperomia 101 with Nick Pileggi

  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, you’ve heard me talk about my “Plant Co Parent” on this podcast, you’ve seen in him in our Botanicals and Booze Happy Hour Insta-stories, or maybe in our most recent Wallygro Install insta-story, and now, it’s time for me to officially introduce to the love of […]

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Episode 51: How to Live with a “Crazy Plant Person”

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!   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

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