Make Plant-able Pot, Low Maintenance Perennials and A Cannabis Book Review

Discover how to make seed-starting pots out of newspaper, learn about perennials that don’t spread very much (low maintenance!), and hear a review of a new book about growing Cannabis in the garden. We end with a discussion of products that make houseplants’ leaves shiny.

:32 Plant Noob: How to make your own plant-able pots for starting seeds in.
5:57 Eat/Drink/Grow: Perennials that don’t spread very much.
16:21 Product Review: Book: Growing Weed in the Garden by Johanna Silver
22:15 Love Letters and Questions Pippa asks about using products that make houseplants have shiny leaves.

Link to the YouTube video about making square newspaper pots:

The list of perennials we covered:
Peony (Paeonia)
Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa)
Stokes aster (Stokesia laevis)
Monkshood (Aconitum)
Balloon flower (Platycodon grandiflorus)
Bugbane (Actaea racemosa)
Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’ (Agastache foeniculum ‘Blue Fortune’)

The Stokes aster is one of the perennials that doesn’t spread much. Plant them about twelve inches apart. Seen here with annual Scaevola, on the bottom left.

We review this new book about growing Cannabis in the garden.

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