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Learn to care for plants successfully and cultivate more joy in your life. Ever killed a houseplant before? Host Maria Failla can relate. That’s why she interviews planty experts to get answers to the plant care questions we all have, but might be nervous to ask: like what the heck IS bright indirect light? What is soil and potting mix made up of? Or What IS the best way to water my plants? Tune in to stop killing your plants, learn how to get them to thrive and most importantly, how plants can help us grow a little more joy in our lives while we “Keep Blooming and Keep Growing”! Follow @bloomandgrowradio on IG for daily planty inspiration.

Bloom and Grow Radio Maria Failla- Plant Lady and Host of Bloom and Grow Radio

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Learn to care for plants successfully and cultivate more joy in your life. Ever killed a houseplant before? Host Maria Failla can relate. That’s why she interviews planty experts to get answers to the plant care questions we all have, but might be nervous to ask: like what the heck IS bright indirect light? What is soil and potting mix made up of? Or What IS the best way to water my plants? Tune in to stop killing your plants, learn how to get them to thrive and most importantly, how plants can help us grow a little more joy in our lives while we “Keep Blooming and Keep Growing”! Follow @bloomandgrowradio on IG for daily planty inspiration.

    Plant Trend Alert: Tiny Plants with Leslie Halleck

    Plant Trend Alert: Tiny Plants with Leslie Halleck

    If you are obsessed with teensy tiny things like me, tiny plants are the new trend that will further liven up your space - no matter how limited it is! Take a deep dive into the tiny plants world with Leslie Halleck and learn about the best care tips for your tiny plants, with a bonus section where she recommends the best tiny plants for EVERY plant parent!

    Designing and Planning my Garden // Coaching with Nicole of Gardenary

    Designing and Planning my Garden // Coaching with Nicole of Gardenary

    I think we all know that there are a lot of lessons to be learned in the garden and that's twofold: literally how to garden and how to grow food, reconnect with our food chain, and deepen our relationship with nature. In this episode, I invite Nicole from Gardenary for an in-depth garden coaching and amazing tips on garden placing and trellis-making, sprinkled with wonderful insights about self-love, reconnecting with nature, and just life in general. Let's dive in, Plant Friends!

    Intro to Bonsai

    Intro to Bonsai

    Do any of you remember that store in the mall that sold mini bonsai trees and meditative water features? I was pretty obsessed with them as a kid but I definitely had killed several of those trees in my teenage years, and I’m put at ease to hear I’m not the only one after speaking to many of you on Instagram about bonsai and to our guest, Bjorn from Eisei-en Bonsai. We cover a lot about this niche hobby of bonsai within an already niche of plant care, so let's get to it!

    Understanding Hardiness Zones, Frost Dates and Microclimates in the Garden, #118

    Understanding Hardiness Zones, Frost Dates and Microclimates in the Garden, #118

    Rochelle from Pith & Vigor joins us today to understand hardiness zones, microclimates and more and how they affect our garden.

    Alocasia Care with Enid from NSE Tropicals

    Alocasia Care with Enid from NSE Tropicals

    Today we are joined by Enid from NSE Tropicals againt o dive deep into Alocasia care and best plants for different types of plant parents. I dare you to not try this amazing genus of plants after listening, sweet plant friend.

    Houseplant Identification Basics with The Crazy Botanist

    Houseplant Identification Basics with The Crazy Botanist

    Ever look at a plant and have no idea what it is? Todays conversation with Derek from The Crazy Botanist is ALL about what to do when you find yourself in that situation, and how to "zoom out" and understand the basics of plant ID.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
629 Ratings

629 Ratings

let-663 ,

Perfect Podcast for a Walk

I love listening to B&G while walking my dog in the park. It’s perfectly planty and allows me to appreciate the nature around me on my walk!

Scubalove ,

just no.

i blame myself for not being able to listen to someone so cheerful and easily excitable. it just comes across as over the top and fake. also, the episode i tried to listen to was about growing citrus indoors and she wouldn’t stop giggling about her lime tree “limey” which is a derogatory term for a british person. for the life of christ don’t name your plants.

lulu8582 ,

Love this podcast

This is a very upbeat, informational podcast especially for beginner plant parents. Maria always finds interesting guests and the content is never too dry. It’s my new favorite podcast.

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