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  http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/bloomandgrowradio/Episode_86-_Pause_with_Plants_-_3-23-20_5.26_PM.mp3     Brittany Gowan, the plant lady behind @ihavethisthingwithurbanjungles on IG and the Pause with Plants Podcast has been a #plantfriendIRL for a while now and a lovely lady. She has been practicing and teaching her Pause with Plants Method and we thought today would be the perfect time to discuss how to […]

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Episode 86: Pause with Plants to Release Stress and Increase Calm with Brittany from the Pause with Plants Podcast

  http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/bloomandgrowradio/Episode_85-_Historic_Black_Plant_People_-_31720_12.56_PM.mp3   I’m excited to have another podcaster join me today on the podcast! Today we welcome Colah B Tawkin of the Black in the Garden Podcast who created the podcast to bring more of a voice and presence for the stories and voices of Black Gardeners and Plant People, she says it’s the […]

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Episode 84: Historic Black Plant People and Top 5 Favorite Houseplants from Africa with Colah, host of Black in the Garden Podcast

    http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/bloomandgrowradio/BG084.mp3   African Violets are having a comeback, plant friends! You heard it here first. I know a lot of people feel like African Violets are their “grandma’s houseplants”, but this flowering gesneriad brings cute fuzzy leaves and bright, multi-colored blooms to the tropical landscape of our urban jungles. What’s not to love! […]

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Episode 84: African Violets 101 with Lisa from Houseplant Guru

African Violets 101 Care Guide

  http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/bloomandgrowradio/Herbal_mixology_panel_edit_-_2-25-20_1.46_PM.mp3   Thrilled to be bringing you the audio from the Live Taping on Herbal Mixology done in 2019 in Dallas at the Gardenuity HQ! The entire evening was built around my two favorite things: herbs and drinks! We had an amazing panel of female founders talking about how liquor and spirits are made […]

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Bonus Episode: Herbal Mixology with Gardenuity, Katy Trail Vodka and HD Liquor Catering

http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/bloomandgrowradio/BG082.mp3   I’m in Canada and connected some my favorite Canadian plant friends for a fun discussion on the winter months (while we are in the midst of a cold Toronto December). Today I have Darryl from @houseplantjournal and Jaz from @gardenstead to not only discuss how to care for our plants the winter months, […]

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Episode 82: Winter Plant Care with Darryl from @houseplantjournal and Jaz from @gardenstead

https://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/bloomandgrowradio/BG081.mp3   Today Leslie Halleck (“Her Highness of Horticulture”) joins me again to talk about the topic I was most excited to cover this season: ROOTS (or as we call it “root-ology”. We spend so much time thinking about the “above soil” section of the plant, and often times, disregard the unbelievable root structure underneath […]

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Episode 81: “Root-ology” with Leslie Halleck

Plant Friends! Last year’s “Maria’s Favorite Things” was such a success, I decided to release another “Maria’s Favorite Things” Gift Guide  for the 2019 Holiday Season. I love highlighting small businesses who are making amazing products for our community. It’s been so fun getting to know so many of these businesses and business owners as […]

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Maria’s Favorite Things 2019 // Planty Holiday Gift Guide!

http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/bloomandgrowradio/BG080.mp3 Today I speak with several people about various aspects of laws around plants- whether it’s importing plants from abroad or seeking to patent plants in the states. First we hear a tale from a friend of the show, Alessia from @apartmentbotanist, about how the USDA seized a plant that was illegally shipped to her. […]

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Episode 80: Plant Laws and Plant Patents

    http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/bloomandgrowradio/BG079.mp3 Thrilled to have the OG Botanical Bro of Bloom and Grow Radio, Chris Satch back today to discuss a very hot topic- Variegation. What the heck is it, why does it occur and how can we foster and encourage it in our plants. I love when Chris comes on the show because […]

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Episode 79: Variegation 101 with Chris Satch

  http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/bloomandgrowradio/BG077.mp3   Today’s episode is exciting for me to share with you because the topic was something I was completely confused and bewildered by: this “semi-hydro” craze. Semi Hydro- (which is not a correct term, it’s actually called “passive hydro” standing for “passive hydroponics”) is the growing practice of using LECA balls, which are […]

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Episode 77: “Semi” or “Passive” Hydro with Kay from @inrootedlove

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