Gardens 'n Plants

Gardens 'n Plants

By Peggy
Peggy Riccio and Teri Speight talk about plants, gardening, public gardens, nurseries, books, and events in the Washington DC metro area. Together they discuss what is happening in the garden and places they have visited. Both Peggy and Teri are professional garden communicators: Peggy is a horticulturist and Teri is a Master Gardener. Peggy's website, pegplant.com, is an online resource for gardening in the DC metro area. Teri talks about all things beautiful on her website, cottageinthecourt.com. On social media, follow Peggy at pegplant and Teri at cottageincourt.
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Picking Snap Peas, Deadheading Flowers, and Making a Summer Bucket List of Gardens to Visit

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Visiting Willow Oak and Riversdale; Asking Master Gardeners and Extension Agents Gardening Questions; and Celebrating National Pollinator Week
Join Peggy and Teri as they discuss what is happening in their gardens and their visits to Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm, Riversdale, and Homestead Gardens. For those who have gardening questions, Peggy and Teri give advice on who to contact in Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC.  Together they discuss upcoming events, places to visit in the DC metro area, and National Pollinator Week. Check out their websites for more information at pegplant.com and cottageinthecourt.com. Listeners can contact them via gardensnplantspodcast@gmail.com. 
20:35
June 22, 2020
Picking Snap Peas, Deadheading Flowers, and Making a Summer Bucket List of Gardens to Visit
Join Peggy and Teri as they discuss flowers, herbs, and vegetables in their gardens, explain the term deadheading, and develop a summer bucket list of local gardens to visit. Listeners can send their gardening questions to gardensnplantspodcast@gmail.com. This episode is sponsored by John Magee, owner of Magee Design, a landscape design firm specializing in the use of native plants in the landscape (http://www.john-magee.com). He also hosts a podcast called The Native Plant Podcast (nativeplantpodcast.com).
21:46
June 9, 2020
Visiting Now Open Public Gardens, Taking Stem Cuttings, and Sowing More Greens
Peggy and Teri discuss plants that are blooming in their Virginia and Maryland gardens, succession planting for more greens, taking stem cuttings, watching the virtual Chelsea Flower Show, the importance of supporting public gardens, and the local public gardens and parks that are beginning to open up again in the Washington DC metro area. If you have a plant or gardening question, contact us at gardensnplantspodcast@gmail.com.
22:34
May 25, 2020
Using Fabric Bags and Containers, Tracking the Sun in the Garden, and Watching Virtual Gardening Shows
Peggy and Teri discuss what is happening in their own gardens, including roses and new culinary herbs, using fabric bags and containers on top of poor soil, identifying sunny spots in the garden, exciting new virtual gardening events, and so much more in the DC metro area. 
31:18
May 12, 2020
Keeping a Garden Journal, Pressing Flowers, Baking with Lemon Balm, and Attending Virtual Gardening Events
Peggy and Teri talk about what is blooming in their own gardens, starting new plants from seed, propagating with willow water, keeping a garden journal, pressing flowers to remember this time, baking with lemon balm, upcoming virtual gardening events, and so much more in the DC metro area. 
30:07
April 29, 2020
Plants We Wished We Hadn't Planted and Online Gardening Lectures and Workshops
Peggy and Teri discuss several plants they wished they had not planted in the garden, the plants they are glad they did plant and are blooming now, seeds they have sown and new plants they are trying to grow, and online gardening lectures and workshops. 
30:15
April 14, 2020
Learning to garden online and virtual tours, swapping plants, and new gardening books
Peggy and Teri talk about their gardens (camellias, vitex, Korean spice viburnum, and bearded irises), starting seeds, pollinator attracting plants, sharing plants, learning to garden online, taking virtual garden tours, new books, picking up gardening supplies curbside, growing potatoes, lavender farms, and more.
35:59
March 31, 2020
Grounds are open at many public gardens to enjoy the spring flowers
Despite the shutdowns, many public gardens still have their grounds open to the public so you can see the spring flowers in the DMV area. Peggy and Teri also discuss what is happening in their gardens: peonies, spireas, Galanthus nivalis, Magnolia stellata, catnip, camellias, calendula, and chives.
28:22
March 17, 2020
Gardens 'n Plants, Episode 4
March 2, 2020, Episode 4 of Gardens 'n Plants, where Peggy of pegplant.com and Teri of cottageinthecourt.com talk about gardening in the Washington DC metro area. Join us every 2 weeks as we cover upcoming events, local public gardens and nurseries, and the ever constant changes taking place in our gardens and landscapes. 
21:47
March 3, 2020
Gardens 'n Plants, Episode 3
Every 2 weeks, join Peggy of pegplant.com in VA and Teri of cottageinthecourt.com in MD as they talk about what is happening in their gardens and in the capital region landscape. Together they discuss local  gardening events, resources, public gardens, and everything plant-related. There is always something happening in the garden
17:35
February 17, 2020
February 5, 2020
00:27
February 5, 2020
Episode 2 of the Gardens 'n Plants Series with Peggy and Teri in the DC metro area
Every 2 weeks, join Peggy of pegplant.com in VA and Teri of cottageinthecourt.com in MD as they talk about what is happening in their gardens and in the capital region landscape. Together they discuss local gardening events, resources, public gardens, and everything plant-related. There is always something happening in the garden. 
17:13
February 4, 2020
The Gardens ‘n Plants series with Peggy and Teri in the Washington DC metro area
Peggy Riccio, owner of pegplant.com, and Teri Speight, owner of cottageinthecourt.com, talk about local gardening events in the capital region. They also discuss what is blooming now in January and places to visit because there is always something happening in the garden.
19:36
January 20, 2020