Episodes
In today's episode I cover how to care for palm plants!  I go over the following questions; What is a palm? What do they symbolize? What's the history of the palm plant? Lighting needs of a palm? Watering needs of a palm? How a fertilize a palm? How to repot a palm and what soil is best? How to propagate a palm? How to prune and dust a palm? What pests do they deal with? Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on Instagram...
Published 05/19/22
In today's episode I review 20 apps that claimed to be plant care apps and used them all to find the best of the best! Smart Plant & Tree App ($5 off) - https://gc.smartplanthome.com/#/?ref=Marketing-ambassadors-tenneyplants&rc=6wdb9w2i Blossom App - https://apps.apple.com/us/app/blossom-plant-care-guide/id1487453649 Greg App - https://apps.apple.com/us/app/greg-easy-plant-care/id1512912236 Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on...
Published 05/12/22
Published 05/12/22
In today's episode I chat with Andi, owner of Monstera Mamma.  We talk about how she got into houseplants and her top suggestions for houseplants that grow extra quickly when properly cared for. Follow Andi on Instagram @monsteramammas Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on Instagram @tenneyplants to be entered into the free merch giveaway! Plant School Merch - https://tenney-plants.creator-spring.com/ Follow me; Instagram - @tenneyplants ...
Published 05/05/22
In today's episode we highlight a man in botany not usually discussed, George Washington Carver.  We go through his life and his contribution to the botanical world that we still use today! Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on Instagram @tenneyplants to be entered into the free merch giveaway! Plant School Merch - https://tenney-plants.creator-spring.com/ Follow me; Instagram - @tenneyplants YouTube - Tenney Plants Channel Blog -...
Published 04/28/22
In today's episode I go over everything about caring for a begonia and more.  I answer questions including; What is a begonia? Does it have any symbolism? How did it get into our homes as houseplants? Where to place it in your home? How do you water it? What soil is best and how to repot it? How do you fertilize it? How do you propagate it? What pests is it prone to? Extra care tips! Links mentioned; Smart Plant Home App Download ($5 off)  Time to Talk...
Published 04/21/22
In today's episode I interview Marisa Merriman who is the owner of Hello Foliage, a rare plant shop in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.  We discuss the following questions; How did you get into houseplants? What inspired you to open your own plant shop? What was the process of opening your own shop? What sort of problems do you see plant owners struggle with and how do you help them? What soil/medium do you use for rare plants? What plants do you suggest someone new to rare plants start...
Published 04/14/22
Today's episode goes over everything to start your own garden.  I answer the following questions; Where do you start? When do you start planting? What plants should you grow? What's the cost of a garden? What are the benefits to a garden? Smart Plant Home App ($5 off) Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on Instagram @tenneyplants to be entered into the free merch giveaway! Plant School Merch -...
Published 04/07/22
Today's episode I cover everything about monsteras from their history and how they got here to how to care for your own.  I answer questions including; What is a monstera? How many types are there? What is it's symbolic meaning? How did it get to be so popular?/Their history? What are the most expensive monsteras? Where to place them in your home? How to water them? How to fertilize them? What pests do they get? How to propagate them? How to repot them? How to...
Published 03/31/22
In today's episode I go over research regarding if plants are capable or not of hearing.  I answer questions including; Why are we asking this question? Does playing music affect plants? Does talking to a plant affect it? Do plants have genes for hearing? Can plants hear? Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on Instagram @tenneyplants to be entered into the free merch giveaway! Plant School Merch -...
Published 03/24/22
In today's episode we dive into the world of African Violets and how to be successful with them.  I answer the following questions; What is an African Violet? What do they symbolize? What is their history? Where to place them in your home? How to water them? How to fertilize an African Violet? How to repot them? How to propagate them? How to deal with pests? Extra care tips Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on Instagram...
Published 03/17/22
Today I interview two interior designers, Dee Morrison and Alicjia Truesdale of Truesdale Morrison Design.  We cover the following topics; What to consider when using plants in your home What plants go with different styles of homes How to use florals in your design Where to find great pots for your plants How to keep your plants from looking cluttered Etc. You can find more about Dee and Alicjia at truesdalemorrison.com, their instagram @truesdale_morrison_design, or their facebook...
Published 03/10/22
In today's episode I dive into a comparison of organic plant care versus a more synthetic plant care.  I answer the following questions; What is organic and synthetic fertilizer? Pros and cons of synthetic fertilizer? Pros and cons of organic fertilizer? Best organic fertilizer to use? Pros and cons of synthetic pesticides? Pros and cons of organic pesticides? What's Integrated Pest Management (IPM)? Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message...
Published 03/03/22
Today's episode we learn all about the amazing Alice Eastwood and all she accomplished in the plant community.  Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on Instagram @tenneyplants to be entered into the giveaway! Plant School Merch - https://tenney-plants.creator-spring.com/ Follow us; Instagram - @tenneyplants YouTube - Tenney Plants Channel Blog - www.tenneyplants.com Pinterest - Tenney Plants Email us! - [email protected] ---...
Published 02/24/22
Todays episode goes everything you need to know about terrariums.  I answer questions including; What is a terrarium? What's so special about them? How long do they last? Where did they come from? What plants work well in them? How can I make a terrarium? How to care for one? How to handle pests? Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on Instagram @tenneyplants to be entered into the giveaway! Plant School Merch -...
Published 02/17/22
In today's episode I dive into if plants have feelings or not.  I answer/discuss the following questions; What level of feelings do plants have? How do plants react so quickly to touch? Can touching a plant affect it negatively? Do plants have feelings? Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on Instagram @tenneyplants to be entered into the giveaway! Plant School Merch - https://tenney-plants.creator-spring.com/ Follow us; Instagram -...
Published 02/10/22
Enter the giveaway and win cool Plant School Merch by sharing this podcast with someone and messaging me on Instagram @tenneyplants! In today's episode I discuss the common conundrum of how to go about saving a dying plant.  I discuss the following questions; What are the most common causes of plant death? What tips are there to save my plant from these causes? How long do you wait for a plant nub to come back to life? What are some uncommon causes of plant death and how to fix...
Published 02/03/22
In today's episode we dive into carnivorous plants.  I answer questions including; What is a carnivorous plant? How did carnivory begin in plants? Where do they originate? What types of traps are there? Can these plants harm humans? What carnivorous plants are best for beginners? Where do you buy them? Sunlight needs? Watering needs? What soil is best for them? Should you feed them? Do they need to be fertilized? Do they need pruning? Do they deal with any...
Published 01/27/22
Today's episode is all about seeds and how amazing they are!  I discuss the following questions; What are seeds? Why are seeds cool? How did they evolve? Biggest and smallest seeds? How many seeds exist in the world? Do we have back-ups for our seeds in case of disaster? How do you gather them? How to make them grow? Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on Instagram @tenneyplants to be entered into the giveaway! Plant School Merch -...
Published 01/20/22
The life and history of Kate Sessions, an early Californian botanist, horticulturist, and landscape architect that changed Southern California into what it is now. Hope you guys enjoy this Women in Botany series as much as I do! Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on Instagram @tenneyplants to be entered into the giveaway! Plant School Merch - https://tenney-plants.creator-spring.com/ Follow us; Instagram - @tenneyplants YouTube - Tenney...
Published 01/13/22
Today's episode goes over everything about the Aspidistra or Cast Iron Plant.  I answer the following questions; What is a cast iron plant? What's their appeal? What's their history? Where to put it in your home? How to water it? What soil is best for it? When does it need to be repotted? How do you fertilize it? Can they be propagated? What pests do they deal with? Extra tips Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on Instagram...
Published 01/06/22
Today's episode I interview Chloe about her experience with buying plants online and what you can do to have a seamless online plant-buying experience and how to take care of them once they arrive. Chloe's Instagram - @plantedinprovo Chloe's Youtube Channel - Planted In Provo Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on Instagram @tenneyplants to be entered into the giveaway! Plant School Merch - https://tenney-plants.creator-spring.com/ Follow...
Published 12/30/21
Today I go over the fun topic of the history of the Christmas tree!  I discuss the following questions; When did we decide to bring trees into our homes? What do evergreens mean to ancient civilizations? How did Christmas trees spread to America? How has the Christmas tree developed in the modern day? Are Christmas trees sustainable? What tree is best for our homes? Christmas tree stats of today? Thanks for listening and hope everyone has a Merry Christmas! Remember, share...
Published 12/23/21
Rerun of our poinsettia care guide episode from last year, hope you enjoy! And happy holidays! We discuss the following questions; What's the poinsettias history?   Is it always bright red?  How to make it re-flower?  Is it a delicate or hardy plant?  Temperature needs?  Lighting needs?  Watering needs?  How to propagate it? Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on Instagram @tenneyplants to be entered into the giveaway! Plant...
Published 12/16/21
Rerun of our care guide for the Norfolk Island Pine and the Christmas Cactus.  Hope you're having a great Christmas season! We answer the following questions for each plant; What is it's history?  Watering needs?  Lighting needs?  Fertilizing needs?  When to repot it?  Soil needs?  How to make it re-flower?  How to propagate it?  Extra tips and facts Thanks for listening! Remember, share this podcast with someone and message me on Instagram @tenneyplants to be entered...
Published 12/10/21