Illustrated transcripts of our #plantchat gardening discussions
Seed Starting Tips Organic tips and hacks for seed starting with author Shawna Coronado,
Grow Your Gardening Vocabulary Learn some new pruning & gardening terms with author Maria Zampini.
New Plants for 2017 & MANTS AHS and others report on new plants at the recent Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (largest in the U.S.)
Holiday Decor from the Garden Roundtable discussion filled with photos of handmade & plant decor at River Farm & in #plantchat homes.
Interplanting Spring Bulbs Becky Heath of Brent & Becky's Bulbs has expert suggestions on adding bulbs to your established garden.
Daffodils Longfield Gardens has tips about how to choose, plant & grow daffodils with confidence.
Chrysanthemums. Discussion about the most tempting mums and how to find them, plus garden design tips, and mums in public gardens.
A Garden to Support Pollinators Rhonda Fleming Hayes, author of Pollinator Friendly Gardening has design tips & plant lists.
Garden Terminology Defined. Maria Zampini, author of Garden-pedia, explains terms that stump even experienced gardeners.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 Highlights. Eyewitness news (& gnome report) from Marty Wingate, author of British gardening mysteries.
Dr. Allan Armitage's Favorite Summer-Blooming Vines & Climbers. Tips on clematis, roses & annuals. Try the Dr. A app for that!
Planting in Dry Shade & Under Trees. Best plant choices. and how to keep from disturbing tree roots.
Using Roses in Garden Designs. Guest is Kate Karam from Monrovia Plants.
The Language of Flowers. The Victorians revived these symbolic meanings of different colored roses, and other flowers.
Growing Herbs from Seed. Guest is horticulturist and herb specialist Geri Laufer.
New at MANTS 2016. AHS reports on new plants and garden trends at the recent Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (largest in the U.S.)
Amaryllis: The Winter Showstopper Bulb. Guests are Hans Langeveld, Co-Owner, & Marlene Thompson, Creative Dir., of Longfield Gardens.
Evergreens: In and Out of Containers. Guest is Kate Karam, Content & PR Manager for Monrovia Plants.
Fall Crocuses -- distinguish poisonous colchicums from non-toxic crocuses; learn to harvest saffron from the edible Crocus sativus.
Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden. Guest is Jessica Walliser, author of a book by that name, winner of a 2015 AHS Book Award.
Add Drama with Late Summer Garden Containers. Guest is Nicholas Staddon, director of New Plants at Monrovia Plants.
Planting for Pollinators. Guest is Kim Eierman of EcoBeneficial!
Teaching Kids to Garden. Guest is Lisa Whittlesey, International Junior Master Gardener Program Coordinator.
Slow Flowers for Mother's Day. Guest is Debra Prinzing, author of Slow Flowers & founder of Slowflowers.com florist directory.
Celebrate Cherry Trees -- choosing, planting & pruning cherry trees, plus details on trees at the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
Success with Seedlings. Guest is Margaret Roach, author & blogger at A Way to Garden.
How to Choose the Right Planting Tools. Guest is Chris Sabbarese of Corona, our corporate member.
Understanding Seed Catalogs. Guest is Margaret Roach, author & blogger at A Way to Garden.
Growing Citrus Indoors. Guests are Kerry Beane of Four Winds Growers, and Margaret Roach, author & blogger at A Way to Garden.
Planting Spring Bulbs -- a bulbapalooza of tips for planting bulbs, best daffodils, easy care bulbs, unusual alliums, & companions.
Prickly Plants Make Beautiful Barriers -- use with caution to reroute garden jaywalkers, deter intruders, and block danger zones.
All about Summer and Fall Salvias -- for color, movement, and pollen sources.
Helping Monarch Butterflies -- reasons for their declining population & details about growing milkweed varieties to support Monarchs.
Gardening with Kids -- which plants kids like to grow, kids' theme gardens, & resources on gardening with children at school & home.