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Click Here to Listen to the Episode!   Today’s short and sweet Plant Side Chat is honoring my first balcony herb garden and the lessons I learned, since I just planted up my new garden for this upcoming season. One of my favorite stories to tell is the story behind our first Tomato Plant, why […]

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Episode 28: Plant Side Chat #4 : The Tale of the Tomato Plant

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

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE   The Fiddle Leaf Fig, also known as Ficus Lyrata, has been steadily taking over our instagram, pinterest and drool worthy magazine spreads for some time now. It seems to be many interior designers favorite planty accent to a room. Although it may be a plant that’s a […]

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Episode 25: The Fiddle Leaf Fig with @leighkiyoko

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE   Plant Friends… this could be the most epic interview on Bloom and Grow Radio yet. Clocking in at about 1 hour and 45 minutes, this one is a doozy and chock full of so much fun planty information. I sat down with Danae Horst three separate times […]

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Episode 24: How to Start a Plant Shop with Folia Collective

  Click Here to Listen to the Episode!   Hi Plant Friends! Here we are at our Mother’s Day Special- starring you! Before we dive into these beautiful stories you told me, I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who has joined the Bloom and Grow Garden Club so far! I am having […]

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Mother’s Day Special

  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

If you listen to the Bloom and Grow Radio Podcast, you know that my inspiration for my house plant collection and balcony herb garden comes from my “green thumb” Mother. She has a thriving outdoor garden, nicknamed “Failla Farm” and has helped me transform my brown thumb into a green one. For Mother’s Day, I […]

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Planty Mother’s Day Gift Guide

  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE SHOW   So today’s Plant Side Chat is short and sweet and is inspired by this predictably bizarre weather we’ve been having lately. The seasons are a changing my friends. For me, whenever the seasons start to really evidently change, it feels like a magical time where the […]

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Plant Side Chat # 3: The Changing of the Seasons

  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

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