Seed Info, Gardening in Clay and Potting Media

Seed Info, Gardening in Clay and Potting Media

Ep 240 – Have you ever bought an envelope of seeds that had no instructions on it? Do you have clay soils where you garden? Ellen and C.L. start the program with these topics, then move onto invasive plants in the landscape, and the differences between different types of potting media.

Pasta, Catkins, and Roses oh my!

Pasta, Catkins, and Roses oh my!

Ep 239 – It’s pasta for dinner, and everything coming up roses in this episode of Plantrama. Ellen shares her nettle pasta recipe, and C.L. talks about a quick way to use any garden greens with linguine. We discuss the highs and lows of growing roses, and end by answering a listener’s question about catkins.

Raised Beds, Labeling Plants and Check THIS Out!

Raised Beds, Labeling Plants and Check THIS Out!

Ep 237 – The Plantrama team gives those new to vegetable gardening some advice about raised beds…how deep, what to fill them with, and whether they need a weed barrier underneath. We talk about how to remember what you’ve planted, without sticking ugly labels next to every plant in your garden. In a new segment, we tell you about a couple of great things that we’ve discovered.

Fertilizers, Cannabis, and Plant Roots

Fertilizers, Cannabis, and Plant Roots

Ep 236 – Do you need a special fertilizer for Cannabis budding? Do you need special fertilizers for different types of plants? Do some fertilizers work better than others, and can you make your own out of food scraps? These questions answered and more in this episode.

Strawberries and Soil Temperatures

Strawberries and Soil Temperatures

Ep 235 – The Plantrama team gets their fingers sticky with strawberry juices today as we talk about foraging for wild berries, and how to grow strawberries in your garden. Hear about the types of plants, protecting berries from critters, using this plant as groundcover, and more. We end with some thoughts about soil temperatures.

Parsley, Outdoor Furniture, Insect Repellants and Plant Empowerment

Parsley, Outdoor Furniture, Insect Repellants and Plant Empowerment

Ep 233 – Ellen and C.L. address more questions from the Northwest Flower and Garden Festival in Seattle. We discuss the herb that gets no respect, Parsley, plus keeping outdoor furniture dry, escaping the insect invasion in your outdoor living areas, and how we started a podcast…and how you might start a garden business too!

Garden Design, Strawberries in a Greenhouse, and Dog Business

Garden Design, Strawberries in a Greenhouse, and Dog Business

Ep 232 – Hear about how to garden if you move frequently, creating consistent gardens in sun and shade, colors that work together, and growing strawberries in a greenhouse. That and keeping the neighbor’s dogs from killing plants when they urinate on them.

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