Weed Seeds, Artichokes, and Citrus Trees

Weed Seeds, Artichokes, and Citrus Trees

Ep 193 – C.L. and Ellen discuss how weed seeds have an amazing ability to rest dormant in the soil for years. We peel back the layers of Artichokes, review a book about growing a mini fruit garden, and discuss keeping citrus trees happy indoors.

Marking Your Territory, Elderberries, and Hydrangea Color

Marking Your Territory, Elderberries, and Hydrangea Color

Ep 192 – Ellen and C.L. discuss whether human urine helps with critter control in the garden and they talk about a favorite shrub, Sambucus, aka elderberry. The episode finishes with a discussion of changing the pH for a potted hydrangea so that the flower turns from pink to blue.

Asparagus, Topiary, and The Deadly Nightshade

Asparagus, Topiary, and The Deadly Nightshade

Ep 187 – The Plantrama team discusses growing and foraging for asparagus, reviews a lovely book about public gardens you ought to see, and answers a listener’s question about the weed called nightshade. They also disagree about topiary…C.L. loves them, Ellen? Not so much.

Cress, Spring Flowers, and Old Carpet as Mulch

Cress, Spring Flowers, and Old Carpet as Mulch

Ep 185 – Spring plants are first and foremost in this episode as we talk about cress, foraged and farmed, the Year of the Hyacinth, and two spring flowers, Ranunculus and Bellis perennis. Ellen and C.L. tell Paul why old carpet might not make the best mulch.

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