Dec 29, 2019
Marlene answers a variety of listener submitted questions this week. It’s a grab bag of topics this time, including:
Dec 23, 2019
Hoyas produce some of the most beautiful flowers, and the fact they can do so as a houseplant is a win-win. I sit down with the owner of Flori-Culture nursery, Jonathan Robbins, and we discuss the care and cultivation of Hoyas and other not-as-common houseplants. Included in this are the epiphytic cacti...
Dec 8, 2019
Marlene answers a variety of listener submitted questions this week -- grab bag of questions.
Dec 1, 2019
Poisons, spines and secondary metabolites….plants have numerous ways of ensuring they are protected and dispersed. I sit down with botanist Jonathon Holguin and we discuss some of our favorite ways plants protect/disperse themselves. Why does Stevia taste sweet, what are the compounds in stinging nettle and what...
Nov 24, 2019
This is a review show of what worked and didn’t work in my vegetable garden this summer. I go over both the varieties of plant and techniques I used with a critical perspective.