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Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & nature

By Ellen Zachos and C.L. Fornari

Ellen Zachos and C.L. Fornari help you discover the amazing world of plants: in the garden, in the wild, and on your plate. They show you how to grow plants successfully, how to enjoy your natural surroundings, and how to make the most of your harvest, whether it's cultivated or foraged. You'll find three different topics in each episode, plus email questions from listeners.

  1. 1.
    Propagating Succulents, Insect Lifecycles, and Collecting Rainwater10/22/2020
    23:15
  2. 2.
    Pumpkin Spice Plantrama10/15/2020
    24:49
  3. 3.
    Fertilizing, Fall Cocktails, and Houseplants10/08/2020
    28:45
  4. 4.
    Vegetable Garden Wrap-up, Dandelions and Chestnuts10/01/2020
    27:10
  5. 5.
    Perennial Plants and Perennial Gardens in Fall09/24/2020
    23:22
  6. 6.
    Cherry Tomatoes, Silverberry and Saving Seed09/17/2020
    25:44
  7. 7.
    Mint, Outdoor Pots in Winter, and Transplanting in Fall09/10/2020
    24:00
  8. 8.
    Preserving Herbs, Pruning Large Shrubs and Cannabis Not Budding09/03/2020
    23:51
  1. 9.
    Eggplant, Frost Protection, Drying White Hydrangeas08/27/2020
    29:19
  2. 10.
    Sedges and, Grasses, and Mildew, Oh MY!08/20/2020
    27:56
  3. 11.
    Vegetables Crossing, Planting After Tree Removal and Tomato Leaves08/13/2020
    22:20
  4. 12.
    Flower Power Cocktails, Vines, and Planting For Fall Vegetables08/06/2020
    24:32
  5. 13.
    Your Outdoor Office, a Deep Dive into Daylilies and Mosquitos07/30/2020
    22:33
  6. 14.
    Zucchini Mania, Plants That Change Spontaneously, and Top Foraging Plants07/23/2020
    23:58
  7. 15.
    Bolting vegetables, Houseplants Outdoors, and Tree Transplantations07/16/2020
    25:30
  8. 16.
    Mulch and Nitrogen, Smartweeds, and Aliens in Junipers07/09/2020
    20:58
  9. 17.
    Omelets, Peonies, Oak Galls and Soap in the Garden07/02/2020
    27:47
  10. 18.
    Weed Control, Brambles, and Pinching Cannabis06/25/2020
    25:11
  11. 19.
    Pruning to Reduce Size, Pine needles and Milkweed06/18/2020
    24:00
  12. 20.
    Eggshells, Roses and Growing Tall Verbena06/18/2020
    27:42
  13. 21.
    Early June Edibles, Vegetable Garden Problems, and Repotting Houseplants06/04/2020
    25:18
  14. 22.
    Apricots, Cucamelons, Weed Management and Angels Trumpets05/28/2020
    22:50
  15. 23.
    Fertilizing, Flowering Vines, and Elderberries05/21/2020
    22:57
  16. 24.
    Dividing Perennials, Herb Gardens and Pruning Lilacs05/14/2020
    23:13
  17. 25.
    Dandelion Flowers, Foodscaping, and A Plant That Won_t Flower05/07/2020
    24:22
  18. 26.
    Galvanized Containers, Cocktail Ingredient Plants and Other Q&A04/30/2020
    24:43
  19. 27.
    Cocktails With Flower Power04/23/2020
    17:27
  20. 28.
    Flower Power and the Cocktail Hour, Places and Plants04/16/2020
    23:06
  21. 29.
    Box Store Plants, Bamboo and Saving a Money Tree04/09/2020
    25:08
  22. 30.
    Lettuce Wraps, Coriander and Replacing Ugly Junipers04/02/2020
    24:56
  23. 31.
    Chopped Salad, Leaf Spot Fungus, and Attracting Hummingbirds03/26/2020
    26:39
  24. 32.
    Make Plant-able Pot, Low Maintenance Perennials and A Cannabis Book Review03/19/2020
    25:12
  25. 33.
    Too Much Manure, Salt in Soils, and A Plant Threesome03/12/2020
    20:36
  26. 34.
    Spring Tonic Salads, Lemon Balm Herb, and Coconut Coir03/05/2020
    21:34
  27. 35.
    Plantrama Reviews, Discovering New Plants, and Succulents for Boxes02/27/2020
    24:46
  28. 36.
    Cannas, Easy Perennials From Seed, and Wild Wintergreen02/20/2020
    24:40
  29. 37.
    Windowboxes, Easy Vegetables from Seed, and Bad Garden Advice02/13/2020
    24:56
  30. 38.
    Fritters, Easy Annuals From Seed and a Career Building Vacation02/06/2020
    26:58
  31. 39.
    Lasagna Without Pasta, Seed Starting Terms, and Flapjack Plant01/30/2020
    23:31
  32. 40.
    Bitters, Terrariums, and Heat For Seed Germination01/23/2020
    28:00
  33. 41.
    Roses, Mealy Bug, and Sensitive Plants01/16/2020
    20:12
  34. 42.
    Monstera Plants and Growing Your Own Wedding01/09/2020
    22:20
  35. 43.
    Nachos, Clivia, Dormancy, and Frosty Fern01/02/2020
    20:54
  36. 44.
    Heavy Amaryllis Flowers, Seed Catalogs and Houseplant Vacation Care12/26/2019
    23:33
  37. 45.
    Taming Overgrown or Too Large Gardens and Garden Design Tips12/19/2019
    25:18
  38. 46.
    semary, Native Switch Grass, and Moldy Cannabis12/12/2019
    21:27
  39. 47.
    Twice Baked Potatoes, Norfolk Pines, and the Plantrama Gift List12/05/2019
    25:06
  40. 48.
    A Houseplant Debate, Plants Underwater, and Hardy Palm Trees11/28/2019
    26:47
  41. 49.
    Late-To-Migrate Hummingbirds, Yellow Leaves, and Comparing Apples to Oranges11/21/2019
    23:19
  42. 50.
    Edging Flower Beds, The Right Sized Pot, and A New Plant On the Block11/14/2019
    23:06
  43. 51.
    Flower Fluctuations, Fall Pansies, and Are You Tired of Kale Yet11/07/2019
    20:43
  44. 52.
    Straw Bale Gardens, Overwintering a Bay Tree and An Acorn Myth10/31/2019
    25:47
  45. 53.
    Ornamental Fun With Fall Grasses, Leaving the Leaves, and Wild Grapes10/24/2019
    23:57
  46. 54.
    Late Planting or Transplanting, Outdoor Furniture in Winter, and Indoor Green Walls10/17/2019
    25:44
  47. 55.
    Compost, Drying Plants Upside Down, and Fried Sage Leaves10/10/2019
    29:16
  48. 56.
    Plantrama Trailer10/08/2019
    0:31
  49. 57.
    Fall Cocktails, Winter Protection and Growing Fig Trees09/26/2019
    31:19
  50. 58.
    Repotting Orchids, Coffee Plants, and Saving Seeds09/19/2019
    25:20
  51. 59.
    Overwintering Plants in Pots, Firepit Plantings, and Eating Dahlias09/12/2019
    23:52
  52. 60.
    Flower Garlands, Fall Fix-ups, and Quince09/05/2019
    25:36
  53. 61.
    Green Tomatoes, Saving Tropical plants and Raccoons Eating Corn09/05/2019
    27:44
  54. 62.
    Fall Foraging, Critters and Borage08/29/2019
    23:13
  55. 63.
    Summer Squash, Winter Squash and Eating Squash Flowers08/22/2019
    25:33
  56. 64.
    Transplanting, End of Summer Plant Sales, and Cinnamon Fungicide08/15/2019
    25:44
  57. 65.
    Stuffed Vegetables, Watering Lawns and Planting in Cracks08/08/2019
    26:30
  58. 66.
    Painted Rocks, Powdery Mildew and Cannabis Flowering08/01/2019
    23:25
  59. 67.
    Summer Cocktails, Summer Pruning and Summer Storm Damage07/25/2019
    22:33
  60. 68.
    Easy Weed Control, Whitefly and Harvesting Root Crops07/18/2019
    20:32
  61. 69.
    Roasting Summer Harvests, Mothballs and Bacteria07/11/2019
    19:56
  62. 70.
    Fireworks, Pesto and Harvesting Garlic07/04/2019
    20:27
  63. 71.
    Coffee Grounds, Plant Emergencies, and Sweet or Savory Cooking06/27/2019
    24:22
  64. 72.
    Container Maintenance, Diagnosing Plant Problems and Product Picks06/20/2019
    28:18
  65. 73.
    Radishes, Duct Tape, and Marauding Mint06/13/2019
    23:16
  66. 74.
    Foraged Ornaments, Edible Perennials and Tick Diseases06/06/2019
    25:30
  67. 75.
    Peat Moss, Beautiful Containers and Organic Labeling05/30/2019
    29:29
  68. 76.
    May Foraging, Annual Sunflowers and What Plants Do At Night05/23/2019
    25:05
  69. 77.
    May Cocktails, Liming Lawns and Gorgeous Salads05/16/2019
    22:38
  70. 78.
    Planting Shrubs & Trees, Tums for Tomatoes, and Eating Dandelion Flowers05/09/2019
    24:25
  71. 79.
    Dealing With Deer, Pebble Trays For Houseplants, and Live Show Questions05/02/2019
    19:48
  72. 80.
    Dock, Dill, May baskets, Stems, and Squash Bugs04/25/2019
    26:22
  73. 81.
    Signature Weeds, Raised Beds, and Black Walnut Myths04/18/2019
    23:12
  74. 82.
    Mustard Greens, Pansies and Brown Leaves After Winter04/11/2019
    26:39
  75. 83.
    Deer or Rabbit Resistant Plants and More From Seattle04/04/2019
    21:53
  76. 84.
    Eating Japanese Knotweed, Some Must-Plant Vegetables, and Mandevilla Vine03/28/2019
    23:36
  77. 85.
    Soil Testing, Planning Your Tomato Garden, Fiendish Weed Seeds03/21/2019
    28:36
  78. 86.
    Fiddlehead Ferns and Comparing Cannabis and Tomatoes03/14/2019
    21:50
  79. 87.
    New Beds, Hops, and The Neighbors Dogs03/07/2019
    23:49
  80. 88.
    Sorrel, Seeds, and Sawdust in the Garden02/28/2019
    24:26
  81. 89.
    Foraged Lemons, A Bees Point of View, and Pruning Roses02/21/2019
    23:31
  82. 90.
    Leaf Edges, Containers for Seedlings and Hazardous Potting Mix02/14/2019
    22:20
  83. 91.
    Repotting, Double Digging, and Spicy Peppers02/07/2019
    25:30
  84. 92.
    ilted Plants, Tree Bark, and Planting on Steep Slopes01/31/2019
    21:43
  85. 93.
    Oyster Mushrooms, Aphids, and Pass-Along Houseplants01/24/2019
    22:02
  86. 94.
    Shagbark Hickory, Starting Flowers From Seed, and Organic Fertilizers01/17/2019
    24:00
  87. 95.
    Fragrant Plants Indoors, Eating Spruce Tips, and Plantrama Seattle01/10/2019
    18:28
  88. 96.
    Rainbow Roses, Dish Garden Care, and Jerusalem Artichokes01/03/2019
    20:06
  89. 97.
    Wintergreen, Bromeliads and GMO Seeds12/27/2018
    21:43
  90. 98.
    Nematodes, Avocados and Berms12/20/2018
    21:34
  91. 99.
    Juniper Berries, Banana Plants and Perennials From Seed12/13/2018
    24:53
  92. 100.
    Lucky Bamboo, Bracts and Pruning Evergreens12/06/2018
    20:05
  93. 101.
    Getting a Peace Lily to Bloom, Human Hair in the Garden, and Biennials11/29/2018
    23:09
  94. 102.
    Grow Lights, Holiday Boxwood Trees, and Our Thanksgiving Table11/22/2018
    23:40
  95. 103.
    A Hot Houseplant, Worm Castings and Shepard’s Purse11/15/2018
    24:08
  96. 104.
    Tropical Hibiscus, Plant Gifts, and Cooking Dandelion Greens11/08/2018
    21:29
  97. 105.
    Blue Hydrangeas, Cattails and Birdseed Shells11/01/2018
    23:27
  98. 106.
    Walnuts, Banana Peels and Storing Seeds You Didn’t Plant10/25/2018
    22:13
  99. 107.
    Plant Sex, Seeds for Birds and a Leaf-Stack Review10/18/2018
    21:58
  100. 108.
    Carrots, Repotting Houseplants, and Halloween Pumpkin Seeds10/11/2018
    23:15
  101. 109.
    Staking Trees, Pinching Plants and Harvest Parties10/04/2018
    21:34
  102. 110.
    Leeks, Fall Mums, and Why Plants in Pots Stay Smaller09/27/2018
    17:00
  103. 111.
    Weird Plant Growth, Growing Garlic, and Orchid Rebloom09/20/2018
    18:22
  104. 112.
    Apples, Amaryllis, and The Truth About Acorns09/13/2018
    16:26
  105. 113.
    Planting Bulbs, Ten-Minute Improvements, and The Leaf-Stack Challenge09/06/2018
    17:02
  106. 114.
    End of Summer Flavors, Taking Cuttings, and Fall Transplantation08/30/2018
    32:46
  107. 115.
    Savory Tarts, Lawn Substitutes and Hedges08/16/2018
    35:13
  108. 116.
    Blueberries, Hydrangeas, and a Magic Wand For Weeds08/03/2018
    30:29
  109. 117.
    Fertilizing, Carnivorous Plants, and Dealing With Deer07/19/2018
    28:49
  110. 118.
    The Golden Gnome Awards 201807/05/2018
    26:37
  111. 119.
    Continual Harvest, Houseplants to Summer Camp, and Rosa Rugosa06/21/2018
    30:51
  112. 120.
    Drying the Harvest, Perennial Garden Maintenance and Understudy Plants06/07/2018
    31:57
  113. 121.
    Asparagus, Marigolds for Insect Control, and Mixed Containers05/24/2018
    30:20
  114. 122.
    Questions From NWFGS Seattle05/10/2018
    30:11
  115. 123.
    Edible Flowers, April Showers, and Skunk Cabbage04/26/2018
    30:07
  116. 124.
    036 Plantrama Live In Seattle NWFGS04/12/2018
    40:00
  117. 125.
    035 Rhubarb, Curb Appeal and The Invasion of the Garden Gnomes03/29/2018
    29:19
  118. 126.
    034 - Edible Landscaping, Houseplants From Supermarket Pits, and Primroses03/15/2018
    31:02
  119. 127.
    033 - Cymbidiums, Shamrocks, Spring Edibles, Cold Frames03/01/2018
    30:19
  120. 128.
    032 - Jellies, Lemon Cypress, and Scale02/15/2018
    31:39
  121. 129.
    031 - Micro-greens, Pruning and Birds in the Landscape02/01/2018
    30:08
  122. 130.
    030 - Seeds, Snake Plant and Plantrama in Seattle01/18/2018
    29:24
  123. 131.
    029 - Amaryllis, Breathing Room, and the Art, Science and Dinner of Orchids01/04/2018
    31:25
  124. 132.
    028 - Paperwhite Narcissus, Cyclamen and The Franklinia Tree12/21/2017
    27:48
  125. 133.
    027 - Winter Cocktails, Poinsettias, Preventing Mouse Damage and A Solstice Celebration12/07/2017
    30:26
  126. 134.
    026 - Winter (or Thanksgiving) Meals, Christmas Cactus and Holiday Gifts11/23/2017
    32:03
  127. 135.
    025 - Crabapples, Winter Protection and Fungus Gnats11/09/2017
    30:16
  128. 136.
    024 - Foraged Walnuts, Winter Protective Mulch, and Secrets From the Pumpkin Patch10/26/2017
    29:50
  129. 137.
    023 - Insider Information on Garden Tourism, New Plants and Garden Products, and What on Earth is GWA? - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors10/12/2017
    33:32
  130. 138.
    022 - Winter Squash, Fall Cleanup and Saving Summer Annuals - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors09/28/2017
    35:32
  131. 139.
    021 - Barbecued Greens, Firepits, Preserving the Harvest & Our Secret Six Tools - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors09/14/2017
    37:09
  132. 140.
    020 - Pesto, Stinkhorn Fungus & Watering Containers - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors08/31/2017
    33:55
  133. 141.
    019 - Garden Hors D’oeuvres, Natural Office Surroundings, and Outdoor Entertaining - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors08/17/2017
    27:19
  134. 142.
    018 - Growing Garnishes, Deadheading and Irrigation - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors08/03/2017
    35:16
  135. 143.
    017 - Tomato Troubles, Attracting or Repelling Insects, and Getting Started with Foraging - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors07/20/2017
    28:11
  136. 144.
    016 - Zucchini, Plant ID and Tips for Growing Berries - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors07/06/2017
    35:57
  137. 145.
    015 - Your Outdoor Office, Peaches, and Arugula VS Garlic Mustard - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors06/23/2017
    29:46
  138. 146.
    014 - Herbs on the Deck, Hardiness Zones and Tips for the Planting Season - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors06/05/2017
    43:47
  139. 147.
    013 - Pronouncing Plant Names and Growing Herbs Indoors - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors05/04/2017
    29:10
  140. 148.
    012 - Nicotiana, Spreading Problems, and Giveaway Bouquets - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors05/04/2017
    35:05
  141. 149.
    011 - Seeds, Weeds and What’s For Dinner - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors05/04/2017
    29:27
  142. 150.
    010 - Fragrant Plants, Drainage and All About Heirlooms - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors05/04/2017
    27:43
  143. 151.
    009 - Edibles, Aphids and Plants for Privacy - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors05/04/2017
    32:49
  144. 152.
    008 - Saving Succulents, Moss and What’s For Dinner? - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors05/01/2017
    34:39
  145. 153.
    007 - Bulbs, Evergreens and Overwintering Pots - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors04/30/2017
    38:45
  146. 154.
    006 - Dish Gardens, Seed Viability and Insects - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors04/30/2017
    33:15
  147. 155.
    005 - Leaves, Epsom Salt and Dandelions - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors04/28/2017
    29:18
  148. 156.
    004 - Dinner, Diversity & Dahlias - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors04/28/2017
    35:22
  149. 157.
    003 - Wow Factor Plants, Rain Gauges and Acorns - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors04/28/2017
    34:00
  150. 158.
    002 - Lemon Verbena, Fertilizer & How to Drink Your Plants - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors04/28/2017
    34:00
  151. 159.
    001 - Troughs, Making it Bloom and Fire Pit Plantings - Plantrama - plants, landscapes, & bringing nature indoors04/28/2017
    34:00

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