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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.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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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 …
 
It’s Chill and Chat time again, and the Plant Daddies cover a grab bag of planty topics on their minds. Is Matthew changing his mind about terra cotta pots? Stephen finds a chart for profitable propagation... supposedly. And is this the first time we talk about growing things from seed?By Plant Daddy Podcast
 
A constant question I see floating around is 'What kind of Plant Apps do you use for Plant ID or Water Schedule?" Here's my take on the different apps out there and what you should use or shouldn't use. Support the podcast: https://anchor.fm/theplantnook Music: https://www.purple-planet.com Let's connect! https://www.instagram.com/theplantnookpodca…
 
Like so many household objects, plants are often discarded for the “crime” of being slightly imperfect - but Sarah Gerrard-Jones is out to change that. I meet Sarah, aka The Plant Rescuer, to discuss her obsession with saving every houseplant she can. And I answer a question about a lanky avocado. For full show notes visit https://www.janeperrone.c…
 
We don't mean to be cocky, but this may be our most titillating episode yet. See what we did there? Thank you. We tackle not one but two of the most popular novelty cacti, the so-called 'Boob Cactus' and the 'Penis Cactus.' Something… for almost everybody? Anyway, how easy are these to care for? And why do they look this way in the first place? Can…
 
This week, let's discuss one of my favorite plants, Hoya multiflora! It's an incredibly reliable grower and is always surprising me with some sort of new growth! I really feel like Hoyas are becoming my favorite plants and this particular one is no exception. Support the podcast: https://anchor.fm/theplantnook Music: https://www.purple-planet.com L…
 
In this episode I take a look at the silver dollar vine, Xerosicyos danguyi, an intriguing trailing succulent that is a member of the cucurbit family. Plus I answer a question about making a Philodendron fuller, and we hear from listener Greg. For full show notes visit https://www.janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/2021/5/21/silver-dollar-vine-xerosicyos…
 
In an extraordinary twist, we found a very common houseplant that Stephen has far more experience with than Matthew! The Madagascar Dragon Tree, Dracaena marginata - Stephen's oldest plant - may seem ubiquitous and ordinary, but he thinks these remarkably hardy plants can become surprisingly elegant when they mature. Will Matthew agree? Will Stephe…
 
I have been waiting to do this episode for months and we finally got a chance to do it! Nicki from Plants, Pots, & Whatnots is such an amazing human and you can tell from the episode that we could have kept going if we were given the chance! This week, we talk about her plant journey on YouTube and why she chose plants as her topic of choice. Make …
 
A monthly podcast talking to inspirational people from the fields of Music, Adventure and Culture. In the final episode of the series, I chat to soul and blues singer Acantha Lang about being an independent artist, travel broadcaster Lisa Francesca Nand about starting over in her career, and documentary maker Itte Hossain about freelance life and h…
 
Dr David Hessayon’s book The Houseplant Expert has been inspired indoor gardeners for decades, including me! In this episode I talk to two fellow horticulturists who knew him well, and reflect on his legacy. Plus I answer a question about moving a 5ft cactus, and we hear from a ten-year-old houseplant fan in Meet The Listener. To read the full show…
 
We're delighted to have Jane Perrone back on the show to talk about the under-appreciated houseplant icon, Thalassa Cruso. Who was she? How does the advice in her book Making Things Grow hold up decades later? And why isn't she better known today? To our surprise, we found some currently trendy techniques and plants in her 1968 book. Did Thalassa f…
 
We did it, plant fam! This is the one year anniversary of The Plant Nook Podcast! Thank you to all of you who have supported me through this endeavor. This week, I discuss some planty updates I may have, answer some questions from the plant fam, and unveil a special surprise for the listeners (unfortunately, the surprise is only available to those …
 
Did you know that plants have memory, senses and their own unique language? Find out more with Dr Beronda Montgomery, author of new book Lessons With Plants, in the latest instalment of the leaf botany series. Plus I answer a question about plants to hang in the shower. For full show notes visit https://www.janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/2021/5/7/epi…
 
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