Flower Fluctuations, Fall Pansies, and Are You Tired of Kale Yet
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.
:28 What’s For Dinner: Tuscan Kale!
6:09 Eat/Drink/Grow: Planting Pansies in the Fall.
13:21 Insider Information: Why some plants bloom heavily one year and not the next.
16:33 Love Letters and Questions Gail writes, wondering if she can plant small evergreens in her window boxes for the winter.
We mention the great evergreens from Iseli Nursery. They are the conifer specialists! Ask your local garden center if they carry Iseli plants.
Learn about an easy, vegetable comfort dish and the Norfolk Island Pine houseplant. Discover great holiday gifts and find out what is meant by “genus and species.” There are no stupid questions here, as long as the topic is plants!
:30 What’s For Dinner: Twice Baked Potatoes
6:42 Eat/Drink/Grow: Norfolk Island Pine Araucaria heterophylla native to Norfolk Island, a small island between Australia and New Zealand and not really a pine.
14:34 Insider Information: The Plantrama Gift List
21:28 Love Letters and Questions: Could you please explain the terms species and genus?
Our Books and Plantrama Merch
Mastering the Art of Vegetable Gardening: Rare Varieties - Unusual Options - Plant Lore & Guidance Matt Mattus
Orbit B-hyve Irrigation
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