Got Houseplants? Like houseplants but continue to kill them? Interested in growing you own herbs or veggies? Developing your "green thumb" and looking to expand your plant care knowledge? Bloom and Grow Radio is here to help! Host Maria Failla, a "plant killer turned plant lady" interviews different "Plant People" and experts to source houseplant care tips, stories and lessons to help our community of "plant friends". Each episode has practical and spiritual tips and stories that empower and inspire the listener to have their own houseplant collection and #keepblooming and #keepgrowing.
Using Plants to Create Restorative Environments with Anne Meore from NYBG, #108
I recently took Intro to Horticultural Therapy at NYBG and Anne Meore, my teacher, joins me today to discuss the biggest lessons learned in class, review some studies we learned about on the science behind the plant/people connection and to discuss the concept and use of restorative spaces. I am becoming more curious about the science behind the plant/person connection and Anne and I dive deep on how to use plants to create restorative opportunities for ourselves.
How to Care For a Large Houseplant Collection
Join Maria and 3 special guests for an EPIC conversation about how to care for and manage our growing indoor jungles. We are joined by @cyrilcybernated, @soulsistaplants and @welcometothejunglehome - expert plant parents who have been caring for 75+ plants for years and share SO MUCH amazing insight to how to successfully care for a LARGE plant collection!
Hoya Care Basics and Best Hoyas for Your Lifestyle
Doug from Vermont Hoya joins me today for an EPIC chat on all things hoya: history, care, troubleshooting, myth busting and MATCHMAKING the perfect hoya for every type of Plant Parent! If you remotely interested in Hoyas - don't miss this episode!
How Plants Communicate through VOCs
Today we invite Dr Elle Barnes back to the show to discuss what VOCs actually are, their misconception in the houseplant community and how trees and plants communicate above and below ground. Don't miss this one!
Indoor Plant Projects for Kids
@mrdtimes3 joins me again on the podcast to talk about 5 easy plant projects to do at home with your kids. Classrooms look a lot different these days, and we are hoping to give you some fun ideas to get your kids curious and always blooming and growing :)
How to Water Your Plants with Chris Satch
Chris Satch joins me today to discuss ALL THINGS WATERING. This episode is NOT to be missed if you have any questions around how to water plants, top vs bottom watering, brown leaves, and if spritzing really works!