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On The Ledge is a podcast all about indoor gardening - helping you to grow everything from Aloe vera to the ZZ plant. Presenter Jane Perrone has been nuts about houseplants since she was knee high to a Swiss cheese plant. She quizzes the experts, helps you find cool new stuff to grow and figures out how to fix your plant problems. For more information, email ontheledgepodcast@gmail.com or visit janeperrone.com.
 
Your digital plant friends, here to help you take your indoor jungle/desert/bog to the next level since 2019! Plant Daddy Podcast is hosted by Stephen and Matthew, two passionate hobbyists who love sharing plant care experiences and stories that speak to plant parents of all experience levels. Whether you are just starting your houseplant journey or already managing an indoor jungle, we are here to share growing techniques and methods, new and unusual plants, or the background and history of ...
 
In this Podcast, I discuss the trials and tribulations of plant parenthood. Come along and let's chat about plants! Let's connect on instagram! @theplant.nook Please rate, review, and subscribe on your platform of choice! If you'd like to support me, but don't want to do it monthly, reach out on my PayPal (https://www.paypal.me/theplantnook) or Venmo (@Armando-Villa-Ignacio) Check out the Merch store! https://www.zazzle.com/store/theplantnook Thank you for your consideration! Support this po ...
 
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I find out more about a scheme helping women in prison to get growing houseplants, and I discuss the delights of lucky bamboo, aka Dracaena sanderiana. Plus I answer a question about cork for supporting aroids. For full show notes visit https://www.janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/prison-glasshouse-lucky-bamboo…
 
This week the Plant Daddies cover Scindapsus pictus and treubii, ubiquitous trailing tropicals with variety and hardiness that may surprise you. Are these truly alternatives for the classic Golden Pothos? And why are these considered "a Pothos" …and why is a Pothos called a Pothos anyway? Matthew's mic breaks, so it sounds like he's calling from an…
 
Clear plastic pots are common in the world of orchid growing, but can they work for other houseplants? I share my experiences growing in transparent pots and delve into a bit of root botany in this episode, plus I answer a question about millipedes in a Monstera. For full show notes visit www.janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/transparent-plant-pots…
 
Can't stop buying plants? Or have you ever felt so overwhelmed you've considered leaving the hobby altogether? The month's Chill and Chat is near and dear to our hearts, and we have a feeling it may speak to some of you as well. Do you have too many plants? Do we?! How does it feel, and how should we think about this? While there's no one-size-fits…
 
There's nothing more fulfilling in this world than having friends who enjoy a hobby just as much as you do, let alone two of them! This week, I chat with two of my great friends, Katie Mac and Katie G, about not just plants, but how our plant hobby also relates to our other hobby...barbershop music! Join us as we ramble about our love for both hobb…
 
This week, we'll highlight Monstera Peru and its origins, both ecologically and by name. Monstera Peru is such beautiful plant and is one of my fast favorite plants I have had in my collection. Support the podcast: https://anchor.fm/theplantnook Music: https://www.purple-planet.com Let's connect! https://www.instagram.com/theplantnookpodcast/ Check…
 
This week we cover what may be one of the original strange houseplants, Bowiea, which has been described as "possessing little beauty" while also being "certainly one of the most curious plants." So guess which one of us is more excited? Kidding - we're both here for this one! We clear up the vague care guidance found online, detail our growing exp…
 
This week we talk Ficus elastica. If there's so much to love about the hardy, beautiful, low-light-tolerant Indian Rubber Fig, then why is this one just in the friend zone for the Plant Daddies? We also cover ideal care and our recommendations for pruning and shaping your plant as it grows. Then we give you multiple pronunciations of "Banyan!" And …
 
Chores are hard but a necessary part of life. Plant chores are no exception. They’re a way to make sure your plants are happy and healthy! Join me this week and see how I take care of my plants to ensure they’re healthy! Support the podcast: https://anchor.fm/theplantnookMusic: https://www.purple-planet.comLet's connect! https://www.instagram.com/t…
 
This Chill and Chat is about houseplants that don't simply grow larger - they undergo dramatic metamorphoses. Monstera deliciosa is a familiar example, Nepenthes do this when they're thriving, and the Blue Star Fern even has some surprises up its rhizome. How long until splits and fenestration develop in Monsteras? Stephen presses Matthew for answe…
 
Do you love Botanic Gardens? Because I certainly do. This week, we're going to talk about how Botanic Gardens got started and why they're incredibly important to the world's biodiversity of plants. Support the podcast: https://anchor.fm/theplantnook Music: https://www.purple-planet.com Let's connect! https://www.instagram.com/theplantnookpodcast/ C…
 
In the first Plant Profile of Season 3, the Plant Daddies cover String of Turtles. Should you treat this like String of Hearts or String of Pearls? Is this their favorite of the "strings of things"? And how can you promote lush vining? In a Plant Daddy Podcast first, Stephen asks for a picture of Matthew's plant to judge! And please act surprised w…
 
So a while back I talked about taking a plant pause. This week, I want to revisit plant pauses by talking about their more negative cousin- plant bans. We'll chat about why you may consider going on a plant ban and talk about some ways to get through them. Support the podcast: https://anchor.fm/theplantnook Music: https://www.purple-planet.com Let'…
 
We're back and excited! To kick off Season 3, we're returning to Hoyas, and diving deeper into these plants both of us are so enthused about. With so many varieties new to cultivation, how are we researching their care? What unusual and unexpected ones have caught out attention? What about mounting them? Where is this craze going?? And did you know…
 
We're back, Plant Fam! It's so nice to be back and recording again! This week, we're going to discuss how to let go of plants. Right now, this is a process I'm personally going through and took me a little while to be able to do. So let's dive in and see why we may have to let plants go and how we can start the process. Support the podcast: https:/…
 
Aroid expert Peter Boyce joins me to discuss the newly-formed European Aroid Society, exciting new developments in the world of aroids and why you should never cut the roots off your Monstera! Plus I answer a question about potting plants with no drainage hole. For the full show notes, visit https://www.janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/aroids-peter-boy…
 
Plants can boost your mental health - but it’s easy to let your leafy obsession tip over into a damaging habit that impacts your wellbeing. I chat to Mental health nurse Amy March about how to deal with houseplant overwhelm, whether plant bans are a good thing, and how to develop healthy houseplant buying habits. Plus we hear from listener Ana Cris…
 
This week, we're going to discuss my favorite plant, Anthurium clarinervium! We'll talk plant descriptions, growth pattern, and how I grow it personally in my collection. I'll be taking the next couple of weeks off, so make sure to connect with me on instagram! Support the podcast: https://anchor.fm/theplantnook Music: https://www.purple-planet.com…
 
The Plant Daddies brave a historic Pacific Northwest heatwave to bring you our final episode of Season 2! In this Chill and Chat, we give some plant updates (mostly about Hoyas, who are we kidding?), share our heatwave plant care strategies, and talk about an interesting recent study suggesting Staghorn Ferns may be eusocial. Stephen can't resist m…
 
Have you ever been interested in LECA? Well, here's Adam from Knotdude to tell you a little bit about LECA! We'll dive into the pros and cons and how to set up LECA, as well as chat about some plants that do well in Semi or Passive Hydro! Check out Adam! Here's his website And his Instagram! Support the podcast: https://anchor.fm/theplantnook Music…
 
Want to give your houseplants a staycation outside? Here are my top tips on what you can put outside, what to watch for and what to do if you don’t have any outside space. Plus I answer a question about moss poles and we hear from listener Sophie from Wales. For full show notes visit www.janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/moving-houseplants-outside-summe…
 
We made it! And you made it! For our 100th episode, the Plant Daddies serve a variety show of sorts - with listener questions, our most (and least) improved plant skills since beginning the show, and even we have learned from each other. How do you make that grocery store Phalaenopsis orchid bloom again? How should you move with plants? How have ou…
 
One of my interests in the world is sustainability. Mixing sustainability and houseplants? Sign me up! This week, I have the AMAZING Jane Perrone from On the Ledge to talk about her take and approach on sustainability with regards to houseplants. Head to https://www.janeperrone.com/ to find more about Jane, her show On the Ledge, as well as the boo…
 
What's up plant fam!? Sorry for the sudden pause, but we're back and better than ever! Well, sort of. I'm still trying to learn the quirks of this mic, so my apologies for the strange change in volume about half way into this episode. In any case, this week, we talk about extra floral nectaries! We'll discuss what they are, what they do, and why th…
 
Looking for a consistently-flowering houseplant for that warm, sunny spot where more delicate plants may not thrive? Euphorbia milii is one Matthew has kept for years and Stephen feels may be having a moment. Is care the same as other succulent Euphorbias? How much should you worry about the sap toxicity and thorns? This might be another plant the …
 
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