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Katharine Banks and Brady Valentino sit down and talk about understanding plants and how they might save us.

Treemendous Katharine Banks & Brady Valentino

    • Education

Katharine Banks and Brady Valentino sit down and talk about understanding plants and how they might save us.

    E7 - You Win Some, You Lose Some. Triangle!

    E7 - You Win Some, You Lose Some. Triangle!

    Holiday Plants

    We learn the abridged history of Christmas trees, a primer on the origin of poinsettias with some tips for taking care of them in the Pacific Northwest, and why mistletoe may actually be horrible. Afterwards we review our 2019 in podcasting and talk about the future of Treemendous.


    "Even the most humble gift, if given with love, will be acceptable in his eyes."


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    • 59 min
    E6 - It's One of Those Ombre Bitches

    E6 - It's One of Those Ombre Bitches

    Etymology and Nomenclature

    Where do plant names come from? Where does the word "plant" come from? Who decides how things get named? We discuss it all while playing a new game called NAME THAT PLANT!


    PLUS: Favourite plants and a deep dive on a major metropolitan city build on a foundation of greenery and nature.


    Species


    Arecaceae
    Nymphaeaceae
    Solanum tuberosum
    Euphorbia milii
    Acer saccharum
    Cannabaceae


    "Whatever men may say, our wilderness flourishes as a garden, and our desert springs like a green field."

    • 55 min
    E5 - You Can Make Eye Contact With It

    E5 - You Can Make Eye Contact With It

    Poisonous Plants

    Green means go, baby! This week we figure out which common foods and snacks can kill you, what to look out for in an everyday garden, a fresh edition of Untitled Treemendous Game Show™, and a brand new jingle!


    Species


    Lily of the Valley
    Dieffenbachia
    Hydrangea
    White Hemlock
    Giant Hogweed
    Poison Ivy


    Resources


    The Alnwick Garden

    • 39 min
    #OffTopic - The Computer Has it Wrong

    #OffTopic - The Computer Has it Wrong

    #OffTopic

    The Computer Has it Wrong


    No we're not dead, yes it's been a while! We're back with an #OffTopic episode of LOST trivia for Brady - the worlds #1 LOST fan. Can he go 16/16?


    Warning: Spoilers, duh, for the first few seasons of LOST.


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    • 28 min
    E4 - Is it a Bat?!?

    E4 - Is it a Bat?!?

    Alcohol

    We set the record straight and then talk about some plants that can be turned into alcohol. Was it a good idea to get drunk while recording? Come on in and find out!


    Species


    Agave → Tequila
    Wormwood → Absinthe
    Grapes → Wine
    Hops → Beer


    And now for the bonus round!



    Wine and fruit juice → Brandy
    Sugar cane and molasses → Rum
    Rice → Sake
    Potato → Vodka


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    • 45 min
    #OffTopic - We Disagreed on Who Would Burn the House Down

    #OffTopic - We Disagreed on Who Would Burn the House Down

    #OffTopic

    We Disagreed on Who Would Burn the House Down


    Testing our new audio setup with an #OffTopic episode and playing a game called Who's More Likely To?


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    • 16 min

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