Perennial Plants and Perennial Gardens in Fall

Perennial Plants and Perennial Gardens in Fall

Ep 154 – Hear what plant people mean when they talk about “the canopy,” learn about a must-have book if you grow perennials, and find out what you can do in perennial gardens in the fall. Plus a look at what’s growing in C.L.’s “bunny bin.”

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Cherry Tomatoes, Silverberry and Saving Seed

Cherry Tomatoes, Silverberry and Saving Seed

Ep 153 – In this episode we talk about foraged silverberries, cherry tomatoes, saving seeds, and whether fall is the best time for planting. Ellen and C.L. end with a question from Jenna about possible uses for carrot tops.

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Mint, Outdoor Pots in Winter, and Transplanting in Fall

Mint, Outdoor Pots in Winter, and Transplanting in Fall

Ep 152 – Ellen and C.L. give you ideas for using all of that mint that has exploded in your gardens over the summer. We explain how to keep container plants through the winter without pot or plant death, and answer a listener’s question about transplanting in the fall.

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Sedges and, Grasses, and Mildew, Oh MY!

Sedges and, Grasses, and Mildew, Oh MY!

Ep 149 – In this episode Ellen and C.L. give you a way to identify grasses, sedges and rushes, we discuss the mildew that you might be seeing on various plants, and answer a listener’s question about where to find unusual plants.

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Flower Power Cocktails, Vines, and Planting For Fall Vegetables

Flower Power Cocktails, Vines, and Planting For Fall Vegetables

Ep 147 – Hear about two cocktails that use edible flowers, learn about the ways vines support themselves or climb structures, and discover how to tell which flowers are male or female on your summer squash. Plus we answer a listener’s question about fall vegetable plantings.

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Zucchini Mania, Plants That Change Spontaneously, and Top Foraging Plants

Zucchini Mania, Plants That Change Spontaneously, and Top Foraging Plants

Ep 145 – Hear how to use all the summer squash from your garden, learn about the new foraging calendar from Amber Lotus Publishing, and listen to Ellen give her top plants for foraging in the Midwest and Northeast. In our main segment we’ll talk about why a plant might change growth habits, or develop different foliage and flower colors.

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