Ep. 3-22: Tropical Aspirations and Edible Gardening in New York State | Sheron McFarlane

#gardenbliss I thought that my #2017garden was breathtaking but the plans I have for the #2018garden has me pretty speechless ๐Ÿ˜ถ This area is undoubtedly beautiful on itโ€™s own but soon will be filled in with some dual purpose florals and herbs to attract the beneficial insects as well as to bring continued health and […]

Ep. 3-21: All About Hoyas | Sara Pham

This week’s episode is moving indoors—to indoor plants! My friend Sara has become a serious hoya fanatic over the last 10-12 years. I invited her on to the podcast to talk about her love affair with hoyas because houseplants are one aspect that I don’t have a lot of experience with in gardening. While I’ve […]

Ep. 3-20: Foraging Texas | Dr. Mark ‘Merriwether’ Vorderbruggen

If you’re in Texas and have ever wondered whether a wild plant you came across was edible you may have stumbled across Foraging Texas in your research. The website is run by Dr. Mark ‘Merriwether’ Vorderbruggen, who by day is a scientist and by nights and weekends, well, he’s still a scientist but he’s also […]

Ep. 3-19: Why You Garden

Last fall I asked gardeners to submit a short voice memo about their “why” for gardening. I was hoping to create an episode that showcased you, the listener. While I didn’t quite get the number of recordings as I was hoping for, I was delighted to receive the ones that were sent and I thoroughly […]

Ep. 3-18: Grow Milkweed Plants | Brad Grimm

This podcast season I'll be walking you thru the baby steps of growing milkweed for your garden. Step 1 is to collect milk jugs. That your only assignment thru Thanksgiving. A post shared by Grow Milkweed Plants ๐Ÿ› (@growmilkweedplants) on Oct 26, 2017 at 2:13am PDT If you’ve ever thought growing milkweed for the monarchs […]

Ep. 3-16: Permaculture in Texas | Talking Tree Farm: Sylvain & Sarah Clavieres

Last June my husband, son, and I went for a weekend trip to San Antonio. Our last stop before we left town was the Pearl Farmers Market on the north end of the River Walk. A coworker of mine had raved about the Pearl Farmers Market for several years and while we had been able […]

Ep. 3-15: A New Garden Ethic | Benjamin Vogt

I can’t recall just how I came across Benjamin Vogt’s original blog, The Deep Middle, but I’ve been an avid reader of his writings for at least five or six years. His posts were always ones that sought to poke the bear, if you will, ones to provoke you into thinking about your own relationship […]

Ep. 3-14: The Common Milkweed Nursery | Jennifer Kleinrichert & Steve Ross

Several years ago I started reading a blog called The Common Milkweed. I think I was searching for other nature and garden bloggers and came across Jennifer’s blog—but honestly I can’t remember how I landed on the website—however, I was hooked! Over the years they added in The Common Milkweed Nursery and slowly I began […]

Ep. 3-12: Bamboo, Plant Obsessions, and Creating Ninth Ward Nursery | Mark Sanders

Welcome to the Jungle A post shared by Ninth Ward Nursery (@ninthwardnursery) on Sep 19, 2017 at 12:52pm PDT What if you took that step from selling the extra cuttings and propagated plants from your garden on Craigslist and Ebay to the next level and upped the game to build your own full-fledged nursery? Sounds […]

Ep. 3-6: Bromeliads | Joanne Woolsey & Jimbo’s Nursery

Today’s guest is Joanne Woolsey of Jimbo’s Nursery here in Greater Houston. As you will hear in the episode, Jimbo’s is specialty nursery focusing primarily on a variety of bromeliads as well as other tropicals, including succulents. This kind of nursery is very unique for the area! My first visit to Jimbo’s was back in […]

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