Leaf Edges, Containers for Seedlings and Hazardous Potting Mix
Learn about the best containers for starting seeds (and it’s not ice cream cones or eggshells), why leaf edges are important, and how to make “juice mousse.” Plus a discussion about how good potting mix can go bad.
:31 What’s For Dinner: Juice Mousse – (no, not moose juice!) See Ellen’s recipe here.
4:04 Plant Noob: What are the “leaf margins” and why is this information useful?
7:20 Eat/Drink/Grow: Containers for seed starting…and no, those cute photos on Pinterest or Facebook aren’t a good idea.
17:45 Love Letters and Questions: Pete asks if there is such a thing as “killer potting soil,” aka potting mix that makes you sick.
Books mentioned in this episode:
A Botanist’s Vocabulary
Plant Identification Terminology
An Island Garden (Celia Thaxter)