Bloom and Grow Radio
By Maria Failla- Plant Lady and Host of Bloom and Grow Radio
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Bloom and Grow Radio is a weekly Podcast designed for the Urban Jungle Dweller, Houseplant Enthusiast and Succulent Killer alike. Maria Failla interviews different "Plant People" in the Urban Gardening community to source houseplant care tips, stories and lessons they’ve learned from caring for their plants along the way. Each episode has practical and spiritual tips and stories that empower and inspire the listener to have their own houseplant collection and #keepblooming and #keepgrowing.
||CleanOrchid 101 with Chris from The Sill||Part of the Plant Science Series with The Sill||7/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29: Indoor Citrus with MIgardener||Today we are joined by Luke Marion of MI Gardener to talk all things indoor citrus! You might know Luke from his MI Gardener youtube channel (which I’m a huge fan of!) which has become one of the fastest growing gardening channels with over...||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlant Side Chat 4: The Tale of the Tomato Plant||Today’s short and sweet Plant Side Chat is honoring my first balcony herb garden and the lessons I learned, since I just planted up my new garden for this upcoming season. One of my favorite stories to tell is the story behind our first Tomato...||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27: Plants in the Classroom with @mrdtimes3||Joe “Mr. D” Dombrowski is a 3rd (5th next year) grade teacher from Chicago, IL. His passion for education and lighthearted approach to engaging with students has captured the hearts of millions with his viral videos and instagram accounts...||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 26: Pest Control with Summer Rayne Oakes||I’m so happy to have Summer Rayne Oakes of @homesteadbrooklyn back on the show for a second time. You might have heard her back in the day in episode 04 of Bloom and Grow Radio, when we talked about Advanced Plant Parenthood and the joy of Plant...||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 25: The Fiddle Leaf Fig with @leighkiyoko||The Fiddle Leaf Fig, also known as Ficus Lyrata, has been steadily taking over our instagram, pinterest and drool worthy magazine spreads for some time now. It seems to be many interior designers favorite planty accent to a room. Although it may be a...||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24: How to Start a Plant Shop with Folia Collective||Plant Friends... this could be the most epic interview on Bloom and Grow Radio yet. Clocking in at about 1 hour and 45 minutes, this one is a doozy and chock full of so much fun planty information. I sat down with Danae Horst three separate times to...||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMother's Day Special||with stories about YOUR planty relationships with your Mothers||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22- Windowsill Herb Gardening 101 with NYBG||With Guest Mariane Garceau from the New York Botanical Garden||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlant Side Chat # 3: The Changing of the Seasons||Plant Side Chat # 3, a short and sweet episode about the changing of the seasons in our external world, and what that can mean for us internally.||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20(!): Talking Tomatoes with Craig LeHoullier and My MOM||I’m so excited to celebrate my TWENTIETH episode with some very special guests today. Craig LeHoullier is THE Tomato man (@nctomatoman to be exact). After a successful career as a chemist in Pharmaceuticals, Craig began a new career as being one of...||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: Terrarium 101 with @teenytinyterra||Toronto based Jesse Goldfarb is making a name for himself in the plant world with his creative terrarium designs for his company, Teeny Tiny Terra. You can find him on instagram @teenytinyterra and at www.teenytinyterra.com He has worn many...||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Prepping Your Houseplant For Spring and the Science Behind Fertilizer With Chris Satch from The Sill||Part of the Plant Science with The Sill Series||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: The Studies Behind Why Plants Make People Happy and Healthy with Christine from @workhardplanthard||We are so lucky to be joined by Christine from @workhardplanthard (www.workhardplanthard.com) today to discuss various studies behind how and why plants actually help improve your indoor environment. I have always been intimidated by the actual...||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: Mounting Epiphytes and the Creation of Cleverbloom.com||Part Two of The House Plant Club Series!||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: 5 tips for Curating and Growing Your Planty Instagram Account with Morgan of @plantingpink||@houseplantclub series Part 1 of 2!||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: The Friendship Plant! The Ins and Outs of the Popular Pilea Peperomioides with the Founder of PIEP||We can’t have a month devoted to Friendship without having an episode on the Friendship Plant, the Pilea Peperomioides! We are so lucky to be joined by the founder of PIEP – the first commercial grower of Pilea Peperomioides in the US to discuss...||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlant Side Chat # 2 - Planty Friendships||Plant Side Chat #2 - Planty Friendships for Friendship February on Bloom and Grow Radio! We dive into the beauty of plant friendships and why they are so important!||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Everything You Need to Know About Indoor Grow Lights with The Sill's Chris Satch||Part of the Plant Science Series Featuring The Sill||1/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Inside the Mind of @mr_plantgeek and Tips for Traveling Plant Parents||Michael Perry is the entrepreneur and self titled “geek” behind the “Mr Plant Geek” empire. But he is, in no way, a tradition “geek”. I like to call him the “bad boy of the plant world." You might know Michael from his Instagram account...||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlant Side Chat #1: Bloom and Grow at Your Own Rate||First part of the Plant Side Chat series where we will explore the lessons learned from caring for plants. Today's topic: Bloom and Grow at Your Own Rate.||1/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 09: Double the Joy: Cats and Plants (and Poisonous Plants to Avoid) with @plant_lady_is_the_new_cat_lady||Meagan Rosson is the creator behind the Instagram account: Plant_Lady_is_the_New_Cat_Lady. Her two gorgeous cats: Mack and Brooklyn, are quickly becoming “Instagram Famous“ due to Meagan’s hilarious Instagram stories of their impressive...||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 08: Dirty Talk and the Creation of Houseplant Journal||with Darryl Cheng||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 07: TheOperatingSystem- Propagation 101 and Using Plants to Disconnect||Olena Shmahalo of TheOperatingSystem||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 05: Christmas Tree Extravaganza Part 1/2 - Cut Christmas Trees||with Mary Jeanne Packer of The Christmas Tree Farmers Association of NY||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 06: Christmas Tree Extravaganza Part 2/2: Living, Potted Christmas Trees for the Holiday Season!||With Joe Lamp’l of Growing a Greener World, joegardener.com and The Joe Gardener Show Podcast.||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 04: Plants for the Advanced Plant Parent and Practicing Patience||Summer Rayne Oakes of Homestead Brooklyn||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 03: How to NOT Kill Succulents and learning resiliance||Diana Zarins of How to Succulents||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 02: Top 5 Houseplants for Beginners and Learning Kindness||Chris Satch of The Sill||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 01: The Reason behind Bloom and Grow Radio!||Bloom and Grow Radio is a weekly Podcast designed for the Urban Jungle Dweller, Houseplant Enthusiast and Succulent Killer alike. Maria Failla interviews different “Plant Parents” in the Urban Gardening community to source houseplant care tips,...||11/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
What a great find!
SUCH a great podcast! Maria is so personable and inspiring. She makes me want to go out and try things I’ve never thought I could do. I love hearing her talk about her passion. And I’m learning so much!
Plants, humor, and life lessons
What a fantastic, innovative, and fun show. I can’t wait to build an urban garden! Maria Failla is an inspiration.
This podcast is not only informative, but Maria is extremely charming and so personable.