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Flower Power Garden Hour

Nov 28, 2021

Orchid grower Shawn Shumaker breaks down all the do’s and dont’s to successfully grow orchids inside your home… including the number one tip to get yours to rebloom. Plus -- is the ice cube watering method good or bad, what planting media should you use and what should be done to control pests. If you are looking...


Nov 13, 2021

Listener Q&A episode.  Topics include:

  • New growth on cactus – should it be removed, and if so…how?
  • Hydrangeas – when to cut and how
  • Lemons – why are they cracking?
  • Musa basjoo – recommendations for transitioning into fall/winter
  • Maple tree – recommendations to improve growing conditions

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Nov 10, 2021

In this episode, I discuss November garden To-Do tasks.  There is actually quite a lot as we transition fully into the colder and wetter months of the year.

  • Continue clean up – pull out dead plants; remove lead, vegetable and fruit debris
  • Plant bulbs – chill tulips or buy Darwin varieties
  • Divide grasses,...


Oct 31, 2021

Want to grow your succulents to perfection? Want to venture into growing more difficult ones? Or how about just not wanting to kill them? Then this episode is for you. Gianluca Bacci -- expert succulent grower -- joins me to discuss soils, watering, Lithops, Welwitschia and more.

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Oct 31, 2021

Want to grow your succulents to perfection? Want to venture into growing more difficult ones? Or how about just not wanting to kill them? Then this episode is for you. Gianluca Bacci -- expert succulent grower -- joins me to discuss soils, watering, Lithops, Welwitschia and more.

Gianluca can be followed at:

Instagram: