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Click here to listen to the episode! I’m so excited to welcome my first Australian guest to the show, Scott Cain of the popular Instagram account @Tropicaloco (and another account that gets revealed at the end of the episode). Scott is a graphic designer in Australia ( with an incredible indoor jungle of about 200 […]

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Episode 33: Monstera 101 with Scott from @tropicaloco

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE SHOW   “ [Airplants are]really whimsical and tough… in many ways a kind of metaphor for modern people. All this diversity and adaptation and this ability to thrive in any niche” – Josh Rosen, Airplantman     I’m thrilled to be joined by the “Airplant Man” himself, Josh Rosen […]

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Episode 32: Airplants 101 with @airplantman

  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 Today I welcome Molly Mansfield to the show to talk about something I have no experience with- raising babies around a plant collection! Molly is the perfect person to talk about this with, as she grew up with parents who owned a Garden Center and plants played a […]

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Episode 31: Plants and Babies with Molly Mansfield

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 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

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