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What's going on in the garden?

What's going on in the garden?

By Joseph Tychonievich
A podcast where we talk about "what's going on in the garden."
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Wildflower Emergencies

What's going on in the garden?

Wildflower Emergencies
Lupines Lupinus perennis Lonicera maackiiSpring beauty (Claytonia virginica) Trillium grandifloraHepaticas: Hepatica acutiloba Hepatica americanaLady slipper orchid (Cypripedium species) Lakeside daisies Opuntia humifusa Bird’s nest fern (Asplenium australasicum) Wild hostas  Link to No Mow May article: Snapdragons (Antirrhinum hybrids) Lamium maculatum  Heuchera
June 13, 2022
Gardening in Small Spaces
Hostas Empress Wu Sum and Substance Buffalo Garden Walk Cottage District Forest Lane Botanicals Aroids Tillandsia Philodendron Monstera Alocasia Sanseveria Astilbe
May 27, 2022
Ready for Spring!
Show notes: Soil Testing:I used Get my books: Arrowhead Alpines Gee Farms ( Columbines (Aquilegia species and hybrida)
May 02, 2022
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: Find native plants that host local butterflies: Book recommendation: Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction Article about the transgenic petunias: Article on growing Castilleja (must be a NARGS member to read) –Patreon: josephgardens –instagram: @tychonievich –Facebook: Joseph Tychonievich
February 27, 2022
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)
January 30, 2022
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. Plants Petunias Lewisia longipetala hybrids Erysimum (wallflowers) Poppies (Papaver hybrids) Auricula primroses (Primula auricula hybrids) Cactus (echinocereus) Gladiolus (dormant) Gladiolus (winter growing) Ficus elastica Cactus 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) Philodendron Cactus (a cutting from the giant in virginia) Tradescantia African violets (Streptocarpus sect. Saintpaulia) ASPCA plant list ( Fooey! Ultra-Bitter Training Aid Spray @debralbaldwin (instagram) - Debra Lee Bladwin @botanyorbust (instagram) - The Botany Shop ( @tychonievich (instagram) - Joseph Tychonievich
January 16, 2022
Exile to Hoth
In this first episode of Season 2, we talk about our move back to the Upper Midwest, the challenges of moving plants and adjusting to a new climate, Joseph's rollercoaster relationship with snowdrops, and why daphnes sometimes die. Hosta Bananas (Musa) Daphne Lewisia Snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus) Iceland poppies (Papaver nudicaule) Crocuses Snowdrops (Galanthus elwesii) Instagram: @tychonievich Facebook: Joseph Tychonievich
January 01, 2022