Bitters, Terrariums, and Heat For Seed Germination

Bitters, Terrariums, and Heat For Seed Germination

Ep 119 – This episode starts with talk about bitters, what they are, why you want them in a cocktail, and how to make your own. We go on to talk about the basics for making a terrarium and end with a question from a listener about using heat mats for starting seeds.

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Roses, Mealy Bug, and Sensitive Plants

Roses, Mealy Bug, and Sensitive Plants

Ep 118 – We begin this episode with the types of roses that are available for gardens, and which are the easiest to grow. Next we discuss the cottony bug that plagues many houseplants, the mealy bug. And we end with a question from a listener about the sensitive plant, a mimosa with leaves that close when you touch them.

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Monstera Plants and Growing Your Own Wedding

Monstera Plants and Growing Your Own Wedding

Ep 117 – Do you want to know what it takes to successfully grow a Monstera? Ellen and C.L. explain the first three things you need to know about this stylish plant. In the main segment we discuss options for DIY brides…or anyone planning to have a large event in their yard or garden. The episode ends by talking about what type of lights are needed for starting vegetable seedlings.

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Heavy Amaryllis Flowers, Seed Catalogs and Houseplant Vacation Care

Heavy Amaryllis Flowers, Seed Catalogs and Houseplant Vacation Care

Ep 115 – In this episode we talk about using Sumac as a spice, how to keep those huge and how to prevent those heavy Amaryllis flowers from falling over and breaking off. In the main segment we discuss seed catalogs and end with Fred’s question about how he can keep his houseplants alive when he’s away on vacation. Plus a link to The Wild Spice Cabinet, Ellen’s online course.

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