The Gardenangelists

A Tribute to Petunias, Weeds, and a Balanced Ecosystem

April 23, 2019 Season 1 Episode 25
The Gardenangelists
A Tribute to Petunias, Weeds, and a Balanced Ecosystem
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The Gardenangelists
A Tribute to Petunias, Weeds, and a Balanced Ecosystem
Apr 23, 2019 Season 1 Episode 25
Carol Michel, Dee Nash
Info on petunias, container gardening, and a balanced ecosystem in your garden.
Show Notes

Dee and Carol talk about some of their favorite petunia varieties, some of which Dee saw in 2015 when she went to the  California Spring Trials with the National Garden Bureau Some of the petunias she saw included Night Sky and Supertunia Honey petunias,  Supertunia Vista types like Bubblegum and Silverberry, and  Sweetunia Fiona Flash plus Crazytunia Moonstruck.

Another great bunch of petunias are the Wave petunias.

For more information on Petunias, visit Carol's blog post, "I might be hoarding petunias."

And containers. It's fun to plant in containers and Dee and Carol have some tips on what makes good containers and what is the best potting soil.

For more information on containers, visit Dee's blog post.

Finally, all the best dirt. Carol learned all about what's living in her house with her in a new book, Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millepedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees, the Natural History of Where We Live by Rob Dunn (affiliate link) and she and Dee talk about having a balanced ecosystem in your garden.


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