7 episodes

A podcast where we talk about "what's going on in the garden."

What's going on in the garden‪?‬ Joseph Tychonievich

    • Leisure
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

A podcast where we talk about "what's going on in the garden."

    Wildflower Emergencies

    Wildflower Emergencies

    Lupines Lupinus perennis Lonicera maackiiSpring beauty (Claytonia virginica) Trillium grandifloraHepaticas: Hepatica acutiloba Hepatica americanaLady slipper orchid (Cypripedium species) Lakeside daisies https://ohiodnr.gov/wps/portal/gov/odnr/go-and-do/plan-a-visit/find-a-property/lakeside-daisy-state-nature-preserve Opuntia humifusa Bird’s nest fern (Asplenium australasicum) Wild hostas  Link to No Mow May article: https://www.rewildingmag.com/no-mow-may-downside/ Snapdragons (Antirrhinum hybrids) Lamium maculatum  Heuchera

    • 29 min
    Gardening in Small Spaces

    Gardening in Small Spaces


    Empress Wu

    Sum and Substance

    Buffalo Garden Walk
    Cottage District

    Forest Lane Botanicals








    • 32 min
    Ready for Spring!

    Ready for Spring!

    Show notes: Soil Testing:I used rxsoil.com
    Get my books: https://www.josephgardens.com/books
    Arrowhead Alpines https://arrowheadalpines.com
    Gee Farms (https://www.geefarms.com)
    Columbines (Aquilegia species and hybrida)

    • 29 min
    Gardening for the Environment

    Gardening for the Environment

    This week, we talk about eco-conscious gardening and the environmental impact of gardens. 

    Dame’s Rocket Hesperis matronalis

    Study on bumblebee populations in Detroit: https://detroit.umich.edu/news-stories/bumblebee-populations-higher-in-detroit-than-in-some-less-urbanized-areas-vacant-lots-could-be-a-factor/

    Find native plants that host local butterflies: https://www.nwf.org/NativePlantFinder

    Book recommendation: Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction

    Article about the transgenic petunias: https://www.growertalks.com/Article/?articleid=25106

    Article on growing Castilleja (must be a NARGS member to read) https://www.nargs.org/article/adventures-castillejas

    –Patreon: josephgardens

    –instagram: @tychonievich

    –Facebook: Joseph Tychonievich

    • 45 min
    All About Seeds!

    All About Seeds!

    In this podcast we talk all about seeds: where to find them, how to grow them, and why you should love them. 

    Jelitto Perennial Seeds (Huge range of unusual perennials, sells “gold nugget” pre-treated seeds that germinate easily)

    Johnny’s Selected Seeds (Favorite veg. source, TONS of information on website)

    Plant World Seeds (UK company with lots of unusual varieties)

    Alplains (Mostly native seeds from Western US)

    Plant Societies (eg North American Rock Garden Society, Seed Savers Exchange, The Gesneriad Society have seed exchanges. Very unusual stuff not available elsewhere.)

    Prairie Moon Nursery (Mostly plants native to the eastern half of North America)

    • 37 min
    Indoor Gardening

    Indoor Gardening

    In this episode we talk about what Joseph's doing under those lights in the basement and how we keep our ever-growing collection of houseplants happy.



    Lewisia longipetala hybrids

    Erysimum (wallflowers)

    Poppies (Papaver hybrids)

    Auricula primroses (Primula auricula hybrids)

    Cactus (echinocereus)

    Gladiolus (dormant)

    Gladiolus (winter growing)

    Ficus elastica


    Sansevieria (snake plant)

    Moneytree plant (Pachira aquatica )

    Monstera deliciosa

    Prayer plant (Calathea)

    Dracena (Dracena fragrans)

    Philodendron hederaceum

    Agave (Joseph grew from seed)

    Golden barrel cactus (Echinocactus grusonii)

    Baby rubberplant (Peperomia obtusifolia)

    Pilea peperomioides

    Fiddle-leaf Fig (Ficus lyrata)

    Pothos (golden/Epipremnum aureum, satin/Scindapsus pictus)

    Zz plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)


    Cactus (a cutting from the giant in virginia)


    African violets (Streptocarpus sect. Saintpaulia)

    ASPCA plant list (https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control/toxic-and-non-toxic-plants)

    Fooey! Ultra-Bitter Training Aid Spray

    @debralbaldwin (instagram) - Debra Lee Bladwin

    @botanyorbust (instagram) - The Botany Shop (www.botanyorbust.com)

    @tychonievich (instagram) - Joseph Tychonievich



    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Purdue94 ,

One of my faves

Hi guys,

I’m another Indiana resident in West Lafayette and I really like your podcast format! I know it must take a lot of time to pull them together, but I wish there were more episodes to listen too. Take care.