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As the Garden Grows

As the Garden Grows

By I & I Rose Garden
Join entrepreneurs Kijana Rose and Ryan Casale as they detail the BTS journey of growing the budding black woman-owned cannabis wellness brand I & I Rose Garden. Listen as they laugh while detailing the opening of their first Boston retail space and be sure to stay tuned as the vision and brand continue to expand. Episodes also feature astrology advice, canna-news, interviews, Marvel movie reviews & more.
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Mourning The Choco Taco
Last day of school vibes are in full swing for this fun episode before a little summer hiatus. Kijana and Ryan have a hilarious off-topic chat all about the explosive Marvel news at San Diego Comic-Con and the tragic passing of American icon: The Choco Taco. They also dive into the astrology transits for the upcoming week in the Starcast and close out with gratitude in Root to Rise. Continue following along at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden - ATGG will be back before you know it!
43:51
July 29, 2022
Lion Pride (Leo Season)
Tis the season to SHINE so Kijana and Ryan are here to chat about all things Leo! How to get the most out of this high vibe time, comparisons between the sun, moon and rising expressions of Leo AND, as always, a bunch of laughs. What do Blake Lively and OJ Simpson have in common? Listen to find out! We love you for listening and following along at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden. Check back every Friday wherever you podcast, now also on YouTube.
38:45
July 22, 2022
Inner Child Chat
Leave it to the Ms. Marvel finale to unleash Kijana and Ryan's inner children so this week they dive into a chat all about them! They talk through the psychology, physicality and spirituality of the inner child presence within all of us and ways we can embrace the echoes of our younger selves. Also listen for some big bake sale news (see you this weekend!) and the weekly astro transits in the Starcast. We love you for listening and following along at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden. Check back every Friday wherever you podcast, now also on YouTube.
50:15
July 15, 2022
Let The Bubble Burst
Catch up on some cannabusiness news with Kijana and Ryan this week as they discuss bakery small steps, summer events and, unfortunately but unsurprisingly, more red tape to cut through. They'll also talk through some Pot Topics aka the latest canna-news and, as always, prepare you for the astro week ahead with the Starcast. Spoiler alert: Wednesday is a BIG day! We love you for listening and following along at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden. Check back every Friday wherever you podcast, now also on YouTube.
45:00
July 09, 2022
Marvel Power Hour
For the long weekend Kijana and Ryan are giving you fun and laughs about their greatest shared passion...Marvel! They dive deep into some of the current MCU controversies, review and rank the latest adventures AND pontificate on which Avengers would be stoners. Sprinklings of business news (aka bureaucratic bullsh*t) and astrology advice for the week ahead round out the episode. We love you for listening and following along at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden. Check back every Friday wherever you podcast, now also on YouTube.
55:44
July 01, 2022
All The Feelings (Cancer Season)
Get out your feelings and get into your bag, as Marlo Hampton would say, because it's cancer season! Kijana and Ryan have plenty of notes for how to enjoy this first month of summer, how the major three astro placements differ AND how a historic Real Housewives of Beverly Hills conflict was, in fact, a battle of cancer sun v. moon v. rising. Also catch some new growth with the cannabusiness and, as always, the Starcast featuring the astrology transits for the week ahead. We love you for listening and following along at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden. Check back every Friday wherever you podcast, now also on YouTube.
37:55
June 24, 2022
Do You Even Juno, Bro? (Asteroid Series)
The Garden continues to grow with Kijana and Ryan diving into the second episode of their astro asteroid series, focusing on Juno. They talk through what the queen of the gods represents for us generally and also for each of the house placements, plus some Pride merch follow-up and a smattering of Pot Topics. We love you for listening and following along at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden. Check back every Friday wherever you podcast, now also on YouTube.
43:27
June 17, 2022
Enhanced Flowers & Summer Yoga Hours
After a working hiatus (the vault is painted!) Kijana and Ryan are back in the growing garden to catch you up on all the latest new growth related to the Roslindale Bakery AND the some backyard summer yoga offerings! They also get into an array of subjects both on and off topic, including: genetically improved cannabis in Israel, Pride month ads, New York label requirements and The Real Housewives of Dubai. We love you for listening and following along at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden. Check back every Friday wherever you podcast, now also on YouTube.
44:58
June 10, 2022
GNO: Grown Night Out
I & I Rose Garden edibles + psilocybin = a fabulous Friday night out for Kijana and Ryan who start the episode by going Off Topic. They cover their night out including an all-too-familiar dose of Boston racism before shifting hard to dissect the full-length Thor: Love and Thunder trailer. Pot Topics are also covered including R.I. legalization, a new marketing study about canna-influencers and a truly STUPID editorial letter our hosts rip right through. Come for the laughs, stay for the learning! We love you for listening and following along at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden. Check back every Friday wherever you podcast, now also on YouTube. 
49:12
May 27, 2022
Embracing Duality (Gemini Season)
Gemini season begins TODAY so Kijana and Ryan are here to talk all about it - and even chattier than usual with the energy of the twins in the air! Following the format of season two they focus on the different expressions of Gemini in the sun, moon, and ascendant before giving tips for getting the most out of this time. Duality is the name of the game this cycle! Plus a look into the other astro transits of the week in the Starcast. We love you for listening and following along at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden. Check back every Friday wherever you podcast, now also on YouTube.
41:15
May 20, 2022
Exploring Vesta (Asteroid Series)
After some technical difficulties (thanks Mercury in retrograde) Kijana and Ryan are back to debut the first episode of their new asteroid series! This week is all about Vesta, the asteroid of spirituality - listen to find out what Vesta represents in your chart and how to utilize her energy to maintain your personal eternal flame. Also get some updates on the Roslindale bakery, including the latest proverbial middle-finger from the Massachusetts Cannabis Commission, and astrological advice for the upcoming week in the Starcast. We love you for listening and following along at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden. Check back every Friday wherever you podcast, now also on YouTube.
45:11
May 14, 2022
Weed Pizza & White House Wimps
Kijana and Ryan are back with great news as a direct result of losing their cool last week PLUS a dive into the latest Pot Topics aka everything going on in the cannabis world. Legal infused pizza in NY, a disappointing 420 update from the White House and more. Get some updates and, as always, astrology advice for the following week in the Starcast. We love you for listening and following along at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden. Check back every Friday wherever you podcast, now also on YouTube.
46:40
May 06, 2022
Happy Friday Vibes
The name of the game is Bureaucratic Bullsh*t this week and Kijana and Ryan are back to share all the behind-the-scenes drama. They detail their recent successes and struggles navigating through the Massachusetts cannabis licensing process including a progress update on the upcoming bakery, a choatic phone call (or three) and the least sincere expression of "happy friday" ever encountered. We love you for listening and following along at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden. Check back every Friday wherever you podcast, now also on YouTube.
51:47
April 29, 2022
Snacks & Naps (Taurus Season)
Taurus season has arrived and so has a new approach for the monthly astro segment! Kijana and Ryan are back to discuss the differences between the sun, moon, and rising (ascendant) expressions of the mighty Taurus PLUS the best ways to navigate this particularly magical 2022 season. Hint: treat yourself to some, you guessed it, snacks and naps! This episode also includes quick reactions to the Thor: Love & Thunder teaser (most specifically Natalie Portman's biceps) and, as always, the Starcast - our astrology forecast. We love you for listening and following along at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden. Check back every Friday wherever you podcast, now also on YouTube.
43:43
April 22, 2022
Spring Cleansing
Out with the old, in with the juice! Kijana and Ryan are back this week to talk all about CLEANSING. Why they're currently juicing every Wednesday, the potential benefits for your mind and body PLUS some killer recipes and tips for getting through cleanse day. Ready to tidy up your spirit for spring? Tune in now and keep up fully at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden. Check back every Friday wherever you podcast, now also on YouTube. We love you for listening!
48:33
April 20, 2022
The (We Need) MORE Act
This week Kijana and Ryan are switching it up and bringing in research for an episode all about The MORE Act, which just passed again in the House. They go through each of the big promises outlined in the bill and analyze what they mean, how each will affect consumers vs. businesses PLUS what is missing from this vague legislation. Get some knowledge with your laughs this week and keep up fully at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden. Check back every Friday wherever you podcast, now also on YouTube. We love you for listening!
46:08
April 08, 2022
Cosmic Guidance
Kijana and Ryan are back to chat this week but still going through it so they turn to the universe herself via some illuminating tarot card pulls. They were determined to bring the mood up and keep the vibe light while still being authentic to their place in the journey so expect a lot of laughs, some gems of wisdom and, as always, transparent honesty - PLUS a couple draws for what you all in the audience need to hear! Keep up fully at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden and check back every Friday wherever you podcast - now also on YouTube. We love you for listening!
38:07
April 01, 2022
Emergency Mode
Kijana and Ryan are back for a painfully honest discussion about being in emergency (or survival) mode on both personal and professional levels. Before publicly therapizing themselves they explore the astrological transits of the week in the Starcast and talk some Pot Topics, specifically Dems holding up a potentially incomplete legalization bill plus the latest in IG screwing over canna-businesses. Keep up fully at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden and check back every Friday wherever you podcast - now also on YouTube. We love you for listening!
44:44
March 25, 2022
Astro New Year (Aries Season)
Kijana and Ryan are back to celebrate the astrological new year and the beginning of Aries season! Catch all the tips to make the most out of this high-energy, action-oriented time, get a sneak peek into the transits of the week during the Starcast, PLUS find out why Kijana would make an incredible cult leader.  Keep up with us at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden and check back every Friday wherever you podcast - now also on YouTube. We love you for listening!
56:52
March 19, 2022
New Humans & The Salmon Incident
Kijana and Ryan are back to debut a new segment (Something I Heard) after getting a bit more candid about their current emotional states as cannabis entrepreneurs. Some tough truths are balanced with their new mantra: "we shouldn't have to lie, our lives should be fucking awesome!" Topics they've recently heard about include "new humans" and the theoretical 24th chromosome PLUS a walk down memory lane re-examining historical American lawsuit Krupa v. Glanville. Keep up with us at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden and check back every Friday wherever you podcast - now also on YouTube. We love you for listening!
42:03
March 11, 2022
Celebrating Small Steps
Kijana and Ryan are here to celebrate the little victories and honor their mantra for the week: slow progress is still progress. They begin with the Starcast (pay attention to your manifestations on 3/5!) before catching y'all up on some of the foundational moves I&I has taken over the past few weeks in New Growth. Pot Topics really pops off, including but not limited to I&I being bullied by Meta, athletes killing it with cannabis, and the price of flower going down! They close it out with a little Root to Rise session focused on self-improvement and celebration! We love you for listening! Watch and listen now on Spotify, stream wherever you podcast & return for more fun each Friday on As The Garden Grows. Now also on YouTube. Keep up with us at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden
53:29
March 05, 2022
Not Well Bitch (Pisces Season)
Your hosts are going through it this week because CANNABUSINESS IS NOT EASY but nevertheless, a fun episode persists. Kijana and Ryan let some frustration out in an impromptu new segment NOT WELL BITCH, before talking the upcoming astro transits in the Starcast and diving headfirst into the deep waters of Pisces season. Time to feel it all, let the tears flow and chill out, friends!  We love you for listening! Watch and listen now on Spotify, stream wherever you podcast & return for more fun each Friday on As The Garden Grows. Now also on YouTube. Keep up with us at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden
43:02
February 26, 2022
Foolia Fox, Dr. Strange & THC Bevs
Kijana and Ryan are back to talk some big money canna-news before having an off-the-rails off-topic session dissecting the new Dr. Strange and the Multiverse of Madness trailer (Wanda STANS only!) PLUS the equally confusing antics of Yeezus and Julia Fox. This episode is all about checking out & sharing some laughs with your rambling friends, enjoy!  We love you for listening! Watch and listen now on Spotify, stream wherever you podcast & return for more fun each Friday on As The Garden Grows. Now also on YouTube. Keep up with us at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden
46:39
February 18, 2022
Notes on Pain & Golden Teeth
Back after an unexpected but potentially overly-explained weekly absence Kijana and Ryan are talking astrology, canna-news & all about PAIN. We hate it but should we? Is it one of the things that can truly unify us as humans? Should we all get some golden dental hardware? These universal questions and more are answered on a fresh episode of AS THE GARDEN GROWS, available wherever you podcast.  We love you for listening! Watch and listen now on Spotify, stream wherever you podcast & return for more fun each Friday on As The Garden Grows. Now also on YouTube. Keep up with us at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden
54:57
February 11, 2022
We're Not on CBS (Aquarius Season)
This week begins with a rather spicy Starcast detailing the upcoming week of back-to-back astrology transits. Kijana and Ryan then dive deep into all that is Aquarius season including how to channel that dismantle-the-system energy. They close out with some Rs2R: one mostly ridiculous and the other quite insightful - I’m sure you can assign the co-hosts to each! We love you for listening! Watch and listen now on Spotify, stream wherever you podcast & return for more fun each Friday on As The Garden Grows. Now also on YouTube. Keep up with us at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden
54:55
January 29, 2022
Weed-Smoking Nuns & Reparenting
Kijana and Ryan are back with an hour full of news (some from I & I along with a few wild Pot Topics, see: episode title) and laughter. Topics include the latest drama with state licensing, an exploration of lesser-known cannabinoids, a few upcoming astrology transits, and, of course, weed-smoking nuns. They close out the episode by taking things a bit deeper with a discussion about reparenting, a very necessary form of shadow work that we should all be thinking about. Embrace the shadows this winter, y'all!  Listen for more fun to come each Friday on As The Garden Grows, available wherever you podcast & now on YouTube. Keep up with us at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden
01:12:17
January 21, 2022
Back to Work
Kijana and Ryan are back for a fresh season (with video too) and ready to talk all things Capricorn! Back to work energy to the MAX, friends. Our hosts catch y'all up on all the latest in their canna-bakery developments, give some astrology advice for the upcoming week and manage to review Spider-Man: No Way Home because their Marvel addiction is out of control.  Listen for more fun to come each Friday on As The Garden Grows, available wherever you podcast & now on YouTube. Keep up with us at iandirosegarden.com & on IG: @iandirosegarden
01:06:57
January 15, 2022
Zero Intentions Achieved (Season One Finale)
This finale episode can only be described as a chaotic conclusive holiday-ish bonanza? Kijana and Ryan close out the first season of As The Garden Grows with their own Wrapped stats, some Unsolved Mysteries, a walk down memory lane, and their own wild version of Oprah's Favorite Things. Throw in an emotional breakdown when they revisit abandoned 2021 intentions and you've, again, got quite the ride ahead. On the bright side, our hosts close out with a bunch of gratitude and by previewing the exciting changes coming for SEASON TWO, coming in the new year! https://mainvest.com/b/ii-rose-garden-roslindaleStay tuned for upcoming episodes - we'll return in 2022. Follow along at @iandirosegarden and iandirosegarden.com. As always, please leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions to improve ATGT. Thank you for supporting I & I Rose Garden!
46:12
December 10, 2021
Steamy Sagittarius Season
Winter be damned, our hosts are coming in hot with Pot Topics aplenty before diving into the hot steamy nature of Sagittarius season! Join Kijana and Ryan as they discuss how the Cannabis Control Commission is starting to stand up (we hope!), why Indica v. Sativa is mostly a marketing ploy, and how cannabis branding is evolving before they dive deep into Sag season. Find out why Sagittarius is the hot steam of the fire signs, why they think they know everything and how we can be our best most optimistic selves during this time! https://mainvest.com/b/ii-rose-garden-roslindaleStay tuned for upcoming episodes we'll be updating every Friday. Follow along at @iandirosegarden and iandirosegarden.com. As always, please leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions to improve ATGT. Thank you for supporting The Garden!
56:53
December 03, 2021
Small Business Saturday
Day 3 of the Modern Thanksgiving Trifecta has, thankfully, been devoted to small businesses so Kijana and Ryan are following suit! NOT ONLY are they doing a killer deal for new Mainvest investors on Saturday (listen for details) - they also share some of their personal small business faves! They give you the best people for facials, bagels, journals, skincare products and so much more. Tune in for gift ideas & happy holidays everyone! https://mainvest.com/b/ii-rose-garden-roslindaleStay tuned for upcoming episodes we'll be updating every Friday. Follow along at @iandirosegarden and iandirosegarden.com. As always, please leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions to improve ATGT. Thank you for supporting The Garden!
46:03
November 26, 2021
Hot Takes & Giving Thanks
Kijana and Ryan are talking about gratitude, exciting licensing news and some incredible investment progress in this week's THANKSGIVING episode. Thankful shoutouts, tears and some truly wild takes make up this hilarious hour - we love a holiday episode in this Garden! https://mainvest.com/b/ii-rose-garden-roslindaleStay tuned for upcoming episodes we'll be updating every Friday. Follow along at @iandirosegarden and iandirosegarden.com. As always, please leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions to improve ATGT. Thank you for supporting The Garden!
52:11
November 19, 2021
"LIVE" with Kijana and Ryan!
Crunched for editing time again this week Kijana and Ryan pay homage to the morning show GREATS (Kelly and Ryan) with another "LIVE" episode! They talk their NYC weekends, review their latest binges, go totally off-topic with current events PLUS a couple of ridiculous anecdotes and, in true morning-show fashion, a game! Share your coffee and some laughs with Team I & I this week and don't forget about their active Mainvest campaign linked below. https://mainvest.com/b/ii-rose-garden-roslindaleStay tuned for upcoming episodes we'll be updating every Friday. Follow along at @iandirosegarden and iandirosegarden.com. As always, please leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions to improve ATGT. Thank you for supporting The Garden!
42:14
November 12, 2021
Community Opportunity: Invest in I&I
Looking for a new incredible investment opportunity AND a way to support your favorite local cannabis company? Search no further because Kijana and Ryan have an exciting announcement - I & I Rose Garden has officially launched a MAINVEST CAMPAIGN! Listen to learn why The Garden needs to raise some cash to get operational, how it’ll be used PLUS how you can get involved with a fabulous return. (There’s also some BTS drama you’ll love to hear about!) This business was built by the community and it feels so right to grow together, please listen to learn and reach out with any questions. We appreciate you! https://mainvest.com/b/ii-rose-garden-roslindaleStay tuned for upcoming episodes we'll be updating every Friday. Follow along at @iandirosegarden and iandirosegarden.com. As always, please leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions to improve ATGT. Thank you for supporting The Garden!
43:11
November 05, 2021
Shadows Revealed (Scorpio Season)
Basically, its spooky season continued this week as Kijana and Ryan explore all things SCORPIO! It's time to unpack the darkness, look into the shadows and finally talk about all the taboo stuff we're afraid to share. Our hosts discuss the sexy witchy sign before dispensing advice for getting the most out of the season. Hint: hit up your ancestors immediately!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes we'll be updating every Friday. Follow along at @iandirosegarden and iandirosegarden.com. As always, please leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions to improve ATGT. Thank you for supporting The Garden!
45:15
October 29, 2021
Spooky Season "LIVE"
In honor of the nearly invisible spiritual veil, Kijana and Ryan are riffing on all things SPOOKY including but not limited to witches, ouija boards, the Bermuda Triangle, aliens, Stonehenge, Bigfoot, ghosts, and the damn devil himself. A little bonus? This episode is "LIVE" meaning it was recorded Friday morning right before the upload - no edits this week, y'all, enjoy our hosts: UNFILTERED (a warning!)Stay tuned for upcoming episodes we'll be updating every Friday. Follow along at @iandirosegarden and iandirosegarden.com. As always, please leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions to improve ATGT. Thank you for supporting The Garden!
53:45
October 22, 2021
I&Ibrary: The Untethered Soul
BOOK CLUB TIME! If you haven't read it yet, Kijana and Ryan will do their best to convince you to go out and grab a copy of The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer. Little. GEMS. Everywhere. Find out why this has become an instant classic for our hosts, how it aligns with the spirit and practice of yoga PLUS get a bunch of practical tools for finding enjoyment on this wild ride we call human life. Need a little outlook boost and positivity for your perspective today? Give this episode a listen. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes we'll be updating every Friday. Follow along at @iandirosegarden and iandirosegarden.com. As always, please leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions to improve ATGT. Thank you for supporting The Garden!
52:26
October 15, 2021
Unpacking Mercury Retrograde
You've been societally trained to fear it 3-4 times a year but what exactly is Mercury Retrograde? Kijana and Ryan unpack it all: is Mercury really moving backwards? What is the message we need to receive? How do we deal with this cosmic drama? What happened to Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp on Monday? How do we wake up and STAY awake? Answers to these questions and more PLUS a surprise Pot Topic and a tiny bit of New Growth because this Garden is always growing!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes we'll be updating every Friday. Follow along at @iandirosegarden and iandirosegarden.com. As always, please leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions to improve ATGT. Thank you for supporting The Garden!
53:39
October 08, 2021
Love Yourself (Libra Season)
Time to look cute, mend relationships and turn that love in towards yourself because it is LIBRA SEASON! Kijana and Ryan have a very balanced (get it?) discussion about this astrological time and how to make the most of it PLUS some Libra notions that may surprise you. The duo also discusses their latest interactions with the Cannabis Control Commission and even throw in a few Pot Topics for some laughs. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday. Follow along at @iandirosegarden and iandirosegarden.com. As always please leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions to improve ATGT. Thank you for supporting The Garden!
53:49
October 01, 2021
Keepin' It COVID Positive
Kijana and Ryan are back for another week but apart physically because COVID has entered the chat! That little trip to NECANN (or was it Eataly?) really did Ryan in but luckily he's healed up and here to share some laughs about it. Finding laughs are crucial these days as our hosts detail the latest setbacks in opening the cannabis bakery before addressing a crucial question hitting the Boston streets these days - can anyone actually get weed delivered? Like, today? Listen for some answers and some giggles as Kijana and Ryan desperately try to keep things positive! Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday. Follow along at @iandirosegarden and iandirosegarden.com. As always please leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions to improve ATGT. Thank you for supporting The Garden!
57:09
September 24, 2021
Cannabis Convention Reporting
First submission to the state and Kijana and Ryan have already heard back - two in the queue, baby! They discuss the next steps for proceeding with MA licensing before digging deep into their past weekend at NECANN - the largest B2B cannabis convention in the country. Between missing panelists, canceled speeches, and great questions the team had quite the time and more than a few laughs. Catch all the stories plus some new details about our fall session of Yoga Teacher Training, if anyone is interested! (Please be!) Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! Follow us at @iandirosegarden on Instagram. As always, leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions & thanks for supporting the Garden!
53:57
September 17, 2021
Mushroom Trips & Pot Topics
Kijana and Ryan are back from a little vacation this week...courtesy of PSILOCYBIN! The hosts recap their profound experiences of the mind all within the confines of Ryan's one-bedroom apartment including a ton of emotion, bathroom portals and extra senses. Our bodies can do so much, y'all! They also dive into some New Growth for the storefront before discussing a few Pot Topics: is the Biden admin REALLY making it easier to study cannabis? What did Amazon change about its cannabis policy for employees? Listen to find out!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! Follow us at @iandirosegarden on Instagram. As always, leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions & thanks for supporting the Garden!
54:13
September 10, 2021
Check Those Boxes: Virgo Season
They're back! After a surprise week off (apologies and explanations ahead) Kijana and Ryan are back to update y'all on some EXCITING New Growth before chatting all about Virgo season! Kijana explains the ins and outs of Virgo energy while Ryan tries (and fails) to find some connection to the sign. Listen for some scoop on how to best take advantage of this new-school-year energy and definitely some laughs as our hosts unpack their nightmare past week. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @iandirosegarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
56:48
September 03, 2021
Power
Kijana and Ryan are back to talk all things POWER - what they believe constitutes power and how that has changed through the years, how powerLESS the licensing process feels, where to find power in your astrological chart (hint: look for Pluto) and so much more. How can you expand your personal power? Why are your hosts bummed to reach a new "milestone" in the Boston licensing process? What mayhem went on during their past lives? Listen to learn.Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @iandirosegarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
53:28
August 20, 2021
Personal Rituals
Like with the airline oxygen masks, you must help yourself first and a lot of centering yourself can come from your personal rituals. Kijana and Ryan talk all about their ever-changing daily and monthly routines including, but not limited to: the Higher Dose sauna bag, dream journaling, moon cycle traditions, long walks and daily yoga practice. What's a God Box, you ask? How can you stack habits, you're wondering? Did our hosts ever have recurring nightmares, you never asked? These answers and a few Pot Topics are inside this hilarious episode, enjoy!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @iandirosegarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
55:37
August 13, 2021
Rest & Recharge
The name of the game this week is REST and why that means so much more than sleep! Kijana and Ryan dive deep into the topic of recharging - how do they find time for restorative rest and how do they indulge? Why do you actually NEED to take that vacation? What is an infrared sweat bag? Answers to these and many more chill-related questions are explored PLUS a recap of Ryan's recent Mexico trip filled with joy...and vomit. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @iandirosegarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
59:14
August 06, 2021
Leo Season Vibes
It's the most wonderful time of the year - LEO SEASON! Join Kijana and Ryan (two Leo moons) as they dive into what it means to be the lion of the zodiac, why this year's Leo season feels VERY different than others, and how you can embrace your best self this summer! This episode is filled with self-love, laughs and light - just keep shining, friends. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @iandirosegarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
54:37
July 30, 2021
Why Vegan?
Ever wonder why all of the edibles from I & I Rose Garden are completely vegan? Curious how founder Kijana Rose found her way to the meatless path? This episode is for you! Kijana and Ryan are joined by their soul sister and fellow yogi Sara Day to discuss each of their different positions on the journey towards veganism. You'll learn why plant-based does NOT mean vegan (shocking, right?!) and hear a hilariously dramatic anecdote from Ryan's weekend of Yoga Teacher Training. Join us for some laughs and, hey, you might even learn something! Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @iandirosegarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
55:59
July 23, 2021
Stages of a Stoner
Despite the ominous off-shoot that begins this week's episode (dark night of the soul - look it up, people!) Kijana and Ryan have a hilarious chat about the stages of a stoner. From paranoia to self-care to stoner mom they explore how our relationship with cannabis changes as we level up in this life. They also sneak in some Pot Topics: one hopeful - Eaze cannabis delivery is now on the App Store, and one disheartening - a look into blatant stigma within alleged scientific headlines and studies.  Life is about balance, this we know. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @iandirosegarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
59:52
July 16, 2021
Just Keep Crying (Cancer Season Chat)
Kijana and Ryan are back to discuss some licensing news and our girl Sha'Carri Richardson before diving deep into the Cancer season of it all. What is Cancer all about other than crying, you ask? How can you best share all the love you have to give, whether you're single or boo'd up? Tune in to learn all about the first water sign of the zodiac, everything you need to add to your Cancer season checklist, and how you can surf right through this tidal wave time of emotion. Hint: just keep crying! Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @iandirosegarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
56:57
July 09, 2021
Timely Tarot Pulls
We're at the halfway point of 2021 so Kijana and Ryan reasoned it is the perfect time for a little Tarot session! After some Pot Topics, they pull from three different decks to explore various messages from the universe. Many were related to the business and an upcoming time of great change but remember, this reading is for all of us! Be sure to listen actively and you'll find plenty of gems for the current season of your life. If you're listening, it is meant for you. Isn't magic the coolest? Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @iandirosegarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
43:39
July 02, 2021
State of The Garden Address
Curious about what exactly is going on with The Garden right now? This week Kijana and Ryan break down the outcome of last week's Cannabis Board hearing then open it up into a general discussion about where I & I Rose Garden is at on the journey to licensing. How close are you to getting Garden Goods in your local dispensary and when can you visit the bakery? Listen to find out! Ps, if you're new to the podcast this is a great one to jump in on - don't hesitate to recommend to a friend! Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @iandirosegarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
01:01:03
June 25, 2021
Summer Reading List
Summer is the perfect time to catch up on some reading for pleasure or personal growth so Kijana and Ryan run through a bunch of their favorites to curl up with on the beach! They have a variety of choices - some strictly for laughs, others to challenge what you think you know. See the full list below (after listening of course) and let us know some of your favorites as well. This episode is also sprinkled with some very good news (full breakdown to come next week) along with a little Pot Topics - don't miss it! Summer Reading List:The Wreckage of My Presence (Casey Wilson)The Last Black Unicorn (Tiffany Haddish)The Stephanie Plum Series (Janet Evanovitch)The Power of Your Subconscious Mind (Joseph Murphy)Daring Greatly (Brené Brown)Freshwater (Akwaeke Emezi)The Meaning of Mariah Carey (Mariah Carey)Freedom Is a Constant Struggle (Angela Davis)You Are a Badass (Jen Sincero)You Were Born for This (Chani Nicholas)The Great Gatsby (F Scott Fitzgerald)The Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @iandirosegarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
59:44
June 18, 2021
Navigating Eclipse Season
EXPOSURE is the theme of the skies right now as eclipse season is in full swing! Kijana and Ryan share some exciting updates about the upcoming space on Birch Street before diving into an astrology chat focused on ECLIPSES. Did you know they happen in cycles? Kijana spells out all we need to listen for during this time because the universe is revealing SO much. The chat then turns internal as they each discuss what has been revealed to them during this eclipse cycle. Lots of laughs and self-discovery, as per usual. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
53:60
June 11, 2021
Letters To Help & Incarnations Of Self
Plenty of New Growth this week! Kijana and Ryan are excited to share updates on letters of support, an upcoming meeting they've finally been scheduled for and some insights into the forthcoming retail space. As the evolution talk continues they branch out to discuss incarnations of self and how we embody many different versions of ourselves throughout a lifetime. Don't worry they snuck some interesting and timely Pot Topics in as well - don't miss it!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
47:59
June 04, 2021
Positive Meetings & Gemini Greetings
After sharing some encouraging New Growth about the upcoming shop, Kijana, Moj & Ryan talk all things GEMINI SEASON! What's going on in the sky this month, you ask? How can you best take advantage of this light and airy time, you wonder? Astro-goddess Kijana educates us all on the duality of Gemini and the unusual way we should approach this emerging Summer season. Not to be missed are some great Mercury Retrograde tips, as well - it officially begins tomorrow!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
51:25
May 28, 2021
Pot Topics Discourse & Connecting to Source
On the docket for this week: what is delta 8 cannabis and how is it legal everywhere? Will Canadian Farmer's Markets start selling weed? What role does ignorance play concerning cannabis testing and scientific studies? PLUS the team dives into a little spiritual topic: how do you connect to Source? How are you able to truly tap tap tap in? Tune in to find out how Kijana, Ryan and Moj connect and what they think about the latest Pot Topics! Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
01:11:08
May 21, 2021
Cannabis Industry Inequality
What begins as a check-in on the new growth of budding cannabusiness I & I Rose Garden slowly shifts into an important discussion on inequality in the cannabis industry - especially in Massachusetts. Kijana, Moj & Ryan speak on their continued experiences with various city and state governmental bodies, the disadvantages in the process, and question if Boston is truly interested in cannabis businesses flourishing. You want to know what Kijana and the team really think about licensing and bureaucracy? Don't miss this episode! Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
01:11:45
May 14, 2021
Learning Love Languages
This week the crew is talking all things LOVE LANGUAGES, including how the five types rank in their own lives. Kijana, Ryan and Moj break down the important concepts in Gary Chapman's monumental book that explores the ways we receive and communicate love. Plenty of unnecessary anecdotes and personal stories support the discussion PLUS a few Pot Topics to round out the episode. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
01:09:58
May 07, 2021
Tearful Thanks & Taurus Tizzies
After an incredibly positive and successful Community Meeting, Kijana, Ryan and Moj recap all the love received in addition to a few stray concerns that veered on the wild side. After many thanks, the trio then honors Kijana and Moj's upcoming birthdays by exploring Taurus season and the qualities (good and bad) of the astrological sign. Celebration and celestial chat are the themes of this episode, please enjoy!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
01:09:13
April 30, 2021
420, Our Community Meeting & Pot Topics
After a delay due to technical difficulties ATGG is back for an hour of girl chat with Kijana and Moj! Finally together in Boston, the ladies dive in on the latest news about I & I Rose Garden and the upcoming shop, a Community Meeting we're hosting on 4/27 at 6:30PM as well as some national cannabis news aka POT TOPICS. Ryan is out sick this week but makes a few surprise interjections (and apologies!) via the magic of editing. Be sure to look for another fresh episode out this Friday!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
01:02:43
April 26, 2021
Anger: Boundaries, Expression & Purpose vs Power
This week the topic is ANGER and we have the fire of Aries season to thank for that. Kijana, Ryan and Moj discuss what triggers them, how they communicate their frustrations, the difference between using anger and being ruled by it and so much more. Of course, there are some off-topic tangents about the golden era of Disney Channel but mostly helpful friend-therapy in this one. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
01:01:30
April 16, 2021
Pot Topics Hour
The team has so much canna-news to cover this week they use almost the entire episode for POT TOPICS! Kijana, Moj and Ryan discuss New York recreational legalization, Boston's new mayor, and Chuck Schumer's latest promise concerning federal reform. They also provide a detailed update on the Marvin Scott III case in Texas and, again, open a discussion about mental health and marijuana stigma. Get up to date on all the latest PLUS a few very exciting Garden updates as well!  Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
01:09:33
April 09, 2021
Outgrowing: Friendships, Thirsty IG Energy & Settling
The crew is back and exploring the mantra "I OUTGREW THAT!" Kijana, Ryan & Moj talk about outgrowing toxic friendships, lame jobs, checking your ex's IG, mismatched relationships and so much more. Learn from our mistakes, laugh with us & enjoy the ride as we all continue to grow!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
57:52
April 02, 2021
White House Blunders, Cannabis Crime Reform & Poser Florida Restaurants
Kijana, Moj & Ryan share a few updates about the I & I Rose Garden storefront coming VERY soon to Roslindale, in spite of the continuous bureaucratic drama along the way. They tackle some canna-news of the week including some real messes at the White House AND in Florida, shocker. The trio also discusses the horrific injustice that resulted in the death of Marvin Scott III while in police custody in Texas which brings about a larger discussion concerning the dangerous differences in cannabis stigma within this country. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
46:58
March 27, 2021
Mexico, Seth Rogan & Building Relationships
This week Kijana, Moj & Ryan chat about Mexico's upcoming federal legalization and how we're going to respond as the last North American territory without it, the highs (get it?) and lows of celebrity weed companies, and, potentially most importantly, Kijana's passion for building relationships! Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
47:37
March 19, 2021
Manifesting Reefer & Riches
Money manifestation January has quickly transcended and become the theme of the year for us at the Garden so this week Kijana, Moj and Ryan have a little book club chat about The Richest Man in Babylon. They discuss the important tips and takeaways from the book which leads into an informative chat about amassing wealth. Wealthy v. rich, that's the goal! The trio also debuts a few brand new segments (we're getting legit, y'all) including New Growth, which focuses on updates from the business, Pot Topics, where recent cannabis news is discussed, and a new meaningful way to end each episode. Rambles include long-winded bidet praise, Married to Medicine and IRS complaints. P.s. we're moving to Fridays, so now you'll always have fresh eps of As the Garden Grows for your weekend relaxation!  Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Friday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
01:14:22
March 12, 2021
Federal Legalization: The Future of the Garden (Part 2)
The gang is back to wrap up the Federal Legalization series (for now!) by making it ALL ABOUT US! That's right, Kijana is joined again by Moj and Ryan for an exciting chat focused on how federal legalization will impact I & I Rose Garden, specifically. National expansion, commercial advertising and so much more are discussed alongside some colorful tangents about donuts and suburban education. Laugh and manifest with us! PS. we know it's a shorty so be on the lookout for a special episode drop coming very soon!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Wednesday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
29:50
February 24, 2021
Federal Legalization: Pros, Cons & Lols (Part 1)
The gang is back together and talking all about the upcoming (hopefully VERY soon!) federal legalization of cannabis - and it's a series, y'all! Kijana is joined by Ryan and Moj for an informative chat exploring the new developments in cannabis legislation as well as the pros and cons of the discussion from business and consumer standpoints. Naturally, they dive into some tangents along the way but this episode is full of FACTS - no "alternative facts" here, my friends. Next week they continue the discussion with a focus on how federal legalization will impact I & I Rose Garden, specifically, so make sure you're subscribed - you won't want to miss part two! Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Wednesday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
55:57
February 10, 2021
Girl Chat: February Goals & The Office Tangents
Kijana and Moj are back at it for another BFF catch-up and this week they talk through all of their goals for the month ahead! They get personal, professional, and hysterical after the discussion devolves into an exploration of all things The Office. Is Parks and Rec as good? What are Jim and Pam doing now? So many unasked questions are getting answered during this fun girl chat you don't want to miss.Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Wednesday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
48:08
February 03, 2021
Girl Chat: Business Updates
This week is a full-on BFF catch-up between Kijana and Moj as they discuss all the exciting changes coming to I & I Rose Garden in the coming weeks! They chat about all the latest licensing news, talk through some creative plans for the new space, and, most importantly, have a girl chat full of laughs. Listen along for ultra sleepover vibes AND to get HYPE for the new Garden space! Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Wednesday! (Apologies for the tardiness this week!) As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
54:29
January 29, 2021
The Power of Manifestation
Ask, believe, receive - that's the motto but how does it actually work? Manifestation is the hot topic of the week with Kijana, Moj & Ryan back at it chatting methods, best practices, and their own experiences in making magic happen. PLUS they discuss their intentions for the new I & I Rose Garden space and all the ideas they're planting to bloom over the next few years. Of course, a Garden chat wouldn't be complete without a few random tangents including an impromptu ranking of fast-food customer service, among others. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Wednesday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
44:16
January 20, 2021
First Smoke Stories
Kijana, Ryan and Moj are back for their funniest week yet as they indulge in nature's most beautiful medicine (cannabis, duh!) before taking trips down memory lane. They talk the first times they smoked up, crazy experiences with young adulthood plugs, the difficulties of trying to find international flower and so much more. This is a total feel-good, full-of-giggles episode that we know you'll love!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Wednesday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
46:13
January 13, 2021
MAJOR Licensing Updates!
Kijana is back with her apprentice Gabby and some EXCITING news for y'all! Spoilers include a licensing application nearing completion, a new RETAIL SPACE (hi, have you always wanted an edibles bakery to frequent? US TOO, coming soon) and so much new year energy for the Garden to play with. This one is for OG and new Garden fans alike - it's full of BTS scoop about the next incarnation of I & I Rose Garden including all the amazing plans we have for the next couple of months. We are committed to growing wellness, friends, and we hope you join us!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Wednesday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
01:01:49
January 07, 2021
The End of 2020, New Year Intentions & Random Rambling
2020's reign of terror is finally coming to an end and it's time for the team to reflect, giggle, and celebrate!  Kijana, Moj & Ryan discuss the pits and peaks of this cruel and unusual 365, plot their thematic intentions for 2021, and, as usual, get completely off-topic discussing Housewives, amputees, and mortuary science degrees. Where is Phaedra?  Join in for a laugh as the team wraps up this hell-year together!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Wednesday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
36:35
December 30, 2020
7: Kijana & Sila Explore the Age of Aquarius
Kijana is joined this week by her gal pal, the glowing goddess herself Sila (@seeauracle) as they chat all things AGE OF AQUARIUS! The ladies ruminate over the celestial transition 2000 years-in-the-making, how it impacts our minds and hearts here on Earth, and how best to tap into that energy ourselves. This was an IG live that the universe simply refused to upload so we knew it needed to be presented in a more special way, enjoy!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Wednesday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden and Sila at @seeauracle on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
47:41
December 23, 2020
6: I & I Team Talks Growing Cannabis
Last week y'all were lifted up by Kijana manifesting her future goals for I & I Rose Garden and this week the team takes that growth talk...higher. Kijana is joined again by Moj and Ryan for a spirited and super educational Q&A focused entirely on growing cannabis. From selecting seeds all the way through curing the team dissects every part of the process to (satisfy their own curiosities and) drop some secret Garden knowledge with you all. Don't worry, though, despite this episode being loaded with facts it's also full of laughs because these three can't help but giggle when they're chatting together. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Wednesday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
59:12
December 16, 2020
5: Kijana Talks Expansion
Join Kijana as she explores the topic of expansion from every possible angle. She starts up top with some current astrology then details her own personal growth (especially lately as her Saturn Returns wraps up) before diving head-first into I & I Rose Garden dreaming, manifesting, and future planning. She describes many (not all, because she comes up with new ideas every single day) of the future planned iterations of the Garden and all the ways she plans to expand the business including the many locations she wants to branch out to. If you're an OG Garden fan this episode will really get you hyped for what's coming up and how far we've come. That being said, if you think we've grown fast just WAIT for all that we have coming next - as the stars are telling us it is time to grow, baby. We'll pick up the discussion again next week when Ryan and Moj join Kijana to tackle a different meaning of the term 'growth' (hint hint: cannabis) so be sure to subscribe so you don't miss out!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Wednesday! As always leave us your comments, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
54:25
December 09, 2020
4: I & I Team Talks Garden 101
This week Kijana, Moj, and Ryan go through all the foundations of I & I Rose Garden - the 101 class for any newbies and a great refresher course for our longtime friends. They explore the meaning of the name, the many different facets of the budding business and sprinkle in some of their own friendship origin stories. By the end of the chat you'll be an expert on Rose Garden vibe. As friends do the team then catches up about their (very relaxed) Thanksgivings before debating some divisive Black Friday takes that highlight something we're all thinking about this holiday season...malls. Caution: laughing may out-balance learning this week!Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Wednesday! As always leave us your reviews, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
50:44
December 02, 2020
3: Kijana Talks Team Growth
This week Kijana is starting out by tackling a bit of a tricky subject: growing the team of a small cannabis business. She gets into the potential drama (scratch potential, it's always drama) of trying to work with family members, why it's a terrible idea to hire SOME of your friends, and all the qualities she needs and appreciates in her chosen team members. Sometimes she holds her tongue, other times... not so much. A bit of back story, a bit of advice, and (as always) a ton of truth in the takeaways of this conversation. Listen for next week when Ryan and Moj join Kijana to expand on this discussion AND explore all things Garden 101. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating every Wednesday! As always leave us your comments, thoughts, and suggestions. Follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram & thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
44:28
November 25, 2020
1: Kijana Talks Licensing
Our premiere episode has finally arrived! Welcome to the most behind the scenes access of I & I Rose Garden and, even more prestigiously, inside the mind of our founder Kijana Rose as she sheds a bright light on the cannabis licensing processes in Massachusetts including where she's at with her own efforts to get licensed. Hot topics include the difficulties of operating as a small, minority-owned business within the current system, how Massachusetts licensing differs from other more pro-cannabis states, and how Kijana deals with well-intentioned but entirely unwanted business suggestions over a casual dinner. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating as much as possible! As always leave us your comments, thoughts and suggestions, follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram and thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
55:42
November 22, 2020
2: Team talks Canna-stigma, VP debates & more
As a continuation of our premiere episode all about licensing Kijana has called in the team to discuss. She is joined by Ryan Casale, her friend and marketing guru plus Mojgan Rafiq, her bestie and head of all future West Coast ventures as they break down their own thoughts and perceptions related to cannabis licensing. They then, as friends do, jump a bit off-topic and discuss the latest drama on the Real Housewives of Potomac as it relates to racism and the hopeful glee they felt watching the VP debates. Listen along like you're just another friend chatting with us at Garden headquarters. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes, we'll be updating as much as possible! As always leave us your comments, thoughts and suggestions, follow us at @IandIRoseGarden on Instagram and thanks for listening and supporting the Garden!
49:20
November 22, 2020
TRAILER: what's As the Garden Grows all about?
In a sea of millions of podcasts, you're probably thinking - why should I listen to As the Garden Grows. Well, congratulations because even selecting our cover shows a certain level of taste. Our podcast is going to keep you hooked as we explore the process of building a black-owned cannabis business in a complicated market (Boston) with all the fun and laughs of friends working together along the way. Kijana Rose, our founder, will be speaking solo and talking with her teammates Ryan and Moj - plus anyone else who helps along the way. We're here to educate y'all on the harsh truths of running a canna-business or any small business, for that matter but we'll also share the triumphs, helpful tips and funny stories that get us through along the way. Listen for yourself and see if you want to join in as this Garden continues to grow! 
05:29
November 22, 2020