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  Click here to listen to the episode!   We can’t have a month devoted to Friendship without having an episode on the Friendship Plant, the Pilea Peperomioides! We are so lucky to be joined by the founder of PIEP – the first commercial grower of Pilea Peperomioides in the US to discuss all things […]

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Episode 14: The Friendship Plant! The Ins and Outs of the Popular Pilea Peperomioides with the founder of PIEP

  Click here to listen to the episode!   Now that it’s officially February, it’s also officially Friendship February for Bloom and Grow Radio! I know I briefly went over what we’ll be doing this month on the last episode, but I wanted to circle back and let you Friendship February will be all about […]

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Plant Side Chat # 2: Planty Friendships

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE I’m very excited to welcome back Chris Satch to the show! Chris is the Plant Scientist and Head of Education at The Sill ( and is my go to guy for any plant issues I have with my personal collection. The Sill is an amazing plant shop with two […]

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Episode 12: Everything You Need to Know about Indoor Grow Lights with The Sill’s Chris Satch

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE SHOW! Michael Perry is the entrepreneur and self titled “geek” behind the “Mr Plant Geek” empire. But he is, in no way, a tradition “geek”. I like to call him the “bad boy of the plant world.” You might know Michael from his Instagram account (@Mr_PlantGeek) or which […]

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Episode 11: Inside the Mind of “Mr Plant Geek” and tips for the Traveling Plant Parent

  Click here to listen to the episode!   Happy New Year everyone! Personally, 2017 was an insane and exciting year. It was the year I became a Crazy Plant Lady. It was also the year I was in my first Broadway show. 2017 also gave me the idea to create this podcast, which if […]

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Plant Side Chat #1: Bloom and Grow at Your Own Rate

    Click here to listen to the episode!   Meagan Rosson is the creator behind the Instagram account: plant_lady_is_the_new_cat_lady. Her two gorgeous cats: Mack and Brooklyn, are quickly becoming “Instagram famous” due to Meagan’s hilarious Instagram stories of their impressive acrobatics around her one bedroom apartment and their relationship with her growing collection of […]

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Double Joy: Plants and Cats and Poisonous Plants to Avoid with @Plant_Lady_is_the_New_Cat_Lady

  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 the Episode! Part two of my Christmas Tree extravaganza is all about celebrating you houseplant enthusiasts who want to take the leap and jump into the joys of having a LIVING, potted Christmas Tree. This trend has become more popular over the years, and as I was researching it, I […]

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Episode 06: Enjoy a Living, Potted Christmas Tree for the Holiday Season! With Joe Lamp’l of Growing a Greener World and The Joe Gardener Show Podcast.

Click here to listen to the episode! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas trees are on every corner of NYC and it’s time to pick one up and bring it into your home to celebrate the holidays. Although a cut Christmas Tree isn’t exactly a living houseplant… Christmas Trees could be argued […]

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Episode 05: Cut Christmas Tree Care and Supporting Local Businesses with Mary Jeanne Packer of The Christmas Tree Farmers Association

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