Diagnosing Houseplant Problems, Plant Terms and a Focus on Fertilizer


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By Ellen Zachos and C.L. Fornari, Ellen Zachos, and C.L. Fornari. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode we define some terms that plant geeks toss around, and give you a recipe for figuring out what’s wrong with your houseplants. If you’ve ever wondered why fertilizer is called “plant food” or how lichen can grow on a rock or your roof, this is your podcast!

:28 Plant Noob: Semi-Evergreen? Sub-shrub? 3:39 Eat/Drink/Grow: Diagnosing problems on houseplants. 17:45 Focus on Fertilizer: Why fertilizer shouldn’t be thought of as plant food. 19:24 Love Letters and Questions Nina asked “How the heck does lichen grow/stay alive on stones and dead branches?”

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