Rosemary, Native Switch Grass, and Moldy Cannabis

Rosemary, Native Switch Grass, and Moldy Cannabis

Ep 113 – This episode gives you some hints about growing and cooking with rosemary. Ellen and C.L. discuss what makes a plant deserve the label of “invasive” and we talk about Panicum virgatum, aka switch or panic grass. And speaking of panicking…P.J. writes about mold on his Cannabis buds.

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Edging Flower Beds, The Right Sized Pot, and A New Plant On the Block

Edging Flower Beds, The Right Sized Pot, and A New Plant On the Block

Ep 109 – Do you like that nice, crisp line that edging a lawn provides in your landscape? Are you hungry for a delicious stuffing to prepare this Thanksgiving? Ellen and C.L. have thoughts and suggestions. They are also anxious to introduce you to the new kids on the block…not the band, but some great new varieties of a native shrub. All of that plus a discussion about the importance of the size of pots for indoor or outdoor containers.

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Flower Fluctuations, Fall Pansies, and Are You Tired of Kale Yet?

Flower Fluctuations, Fall Pansies, and Are You Tired of Kale Yet?

Ep 108 – Should you really plant pansies in the fall? Why didn’t my plant bloom well this year when last year it was beautiful? Are you tired of kale yet? These are some of the deep questions that Ellen Zachos and C.L. Fornari consider in this episode of Plantrama. Oh….and evergreen plants for stylish winter containers.

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Ornamental Fun With Fall Grasses, Leaving the Leaves, and Wild Grapes

Ornamental Fun With Fall Grasses, Leaving the Leaves, and Wild Grapes

Ep 106 – C.L. and Ellen explain how you can make your ornamental grasses look amusing and fun for the fall into the winter holidays. We discuss the benefits and drawbacks to not raking the leaves out of your gardens, and talk about wild grape vines. The episode ends with Sara’s question about her houseplants that got frosted.

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Compost, Drying Plants Upside Down, and Fried Sage Leaves

Compost, Drying Plants Upside Down, and Fried Sage Leaves

Ep 104 – In this episode Ellen and C.L. talk about a great way to prepare fresh sage leaves for a garnish, whether hanging herbs and other plants upside down to dry is important, the basics of compost, and how long carrots can be left to grow in the ground.

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