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On The Ledge is a podcast all about indoor gardening - helping you to grow everything from Aloe vera to the ZZ plant.  Presenter Jane Perrone has been nuts about houseplants since she was knee high to a Swiss cheese plant. She quizzes the experts, helps you find cool new stuff to grow and figures out how to fix your plant problems. For more information, email ontheledgepodcast@gmail.com or visit janeperrone.com. Continue Reading >>
On The Ledge is a podcast all about indoor gardening - helping you to grow everything from Aloe vera to the ZZ plant.  Presenter Jane Perrone has been nuts about houseplants since she was knee high to a Swiss cheese plant. She quizzes the experts, helps you find cool new stuff to grow and figures out how to fix your plant problems. For more information, email ontheledgepodcast@gmail.com or visit janeperrone.com. << Show Less
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Episode 233: leaf botany part seven - photosynthesis explained We all know photosynthesis is vital for plants, but how does it work? Dr Polly Schiffman joins me to explain. For full show notes visit https://www.janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/photosynthesis
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Does Your Plant Need To Be Dormant? Dr. Matt Candeias talks about dormancy in all types of plants! From cacti and succulents to evergreens and tropical plants. Especially with climate change affecting the length of Spring and Fall, do your research to see if your plants require a dormancy period.
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Episode 233: leaf botany part seven - photosynthesis explained We all know photosynthesis is vital for plants, but how does it work? Dr Polly Schiffman joins me to explain. For full show notes visit https://www.janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/photosynthesis
Episode 232: talking cacti at the Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival I chat to cactus expert and business owner Gynelle Leon in a live recording at the Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival, plus I answer a question about sticky stuff on Philodendron leaves. For full show notes visit www.janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/gynelle-leon-hampton-court
Episode 231: Growing Marantas and Alocasias in California Listener German Rivera joins me to talk about his experiences growing Alocasias and Marantas in California, and I answer a question about making pots fuller. For full show notes visit https://www.janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/maranta-alocasia
Episode 230: Big Cactus Rescue I visit Martin Ciderspiller’s epic cactus collection, Big Cactus Rescue, to find out why heavy metal music and spiny plants make such good company. For full show notes visit http://janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/big-cactus-rescue
Episode 229: are these houseplants extinct indoors? Not all houseplants stay the course: I take a look at three species that seem to have completely dropped out of the palette of plants we grow indoors. For full show notes visit www.janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/extinct-houseplants
Episode 228: Houseplant books with Maria Failla Maria Failla of podcast Bloom & Grow Radio joins me to share tips from her new book Growing Joy, including dealing with plant overwhelm, and we discuss her love affair with planty books. For full show notes visit https://www.janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/houseplant-books-maria-failla
Episode 227: houseplants and sustainability part four - Harriets Plants I visit the nursery of UK houseplant grower Harriet Thompson to find out more about the challenges of growing houseplants sustainably. This episode is sponsored by Soltech Solutions. Check out their range of lights now at soltechsolutions.com and get 15% off with code ONTHELEDGE.
Episode 226: Q&A special I answer a new batch of listener questions covering everything from a bird of paradise with wrinkly leaves to a Thanksgiving cactus with bumpy bits. For full show notes visit https://www.janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/listener-questions
Episode 225: Sinningia I’m joined by plant geneticist and microbiologist David Zaitlin to talk about this fascinating genus, with a focus on florist gloxinia and Sinningia leucotricha. For full show notes visit https://www.janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/sinningia-leucotricha-speciosa This episode is sponsored by Soltech Solutions. Check out their range of lights now at soltechsolutions.com and get 15% off with code ONTHELEDGE.
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