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Plant Talk Podcasts
Thursday September 12
In addition to the Plant Talk full show podcast, We also offer "Plant Of The Week" and "Your Gardening Questions" available on all major podcasting platforms. You can subscribe to your favorite one and never miss an episode!
Plant Talk On The Air
Friday September 06
Plant Talk is heard on The Nabco New Media Network in 7 different Ohio Markets. Check our Affiliate list to find the one nearest you! WMNI - 920AM and 95.1FM Columbus, OH WJER - 1450AM Dover, OH WEOL - 930AM Elyria, OH WMOA - 1490AM Marietta, OH WONW - 1280AM…
About The Show!
Thursday August 10
Plant Talk is a live interactive hour long radio gardening show. Hosted by "The Ohio Nurseryman," Fred Hower has over 50 years experience as a horticultural consultant, certified arborist and landscape designer. Fred is a walking encyclopedia of horticulture information and he answers listener questions…

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Firecracker Vine
Monday September 16
Ipomoea lobata, the fire vine, firecracker vine or Spanish flag, is a species of flowering plant in the family Convolvulaceae, native to Mexico and Brazil. Growing to 5 m tall, I. lobata is a perennial climber often cultivated in temperate regions as an annual.Wikipedia
Fall Grasses
Tuesday September 10
Ornamental grasses are wonderful for adding multiple seasons of interest in the garden. Whether grouped in clusters or planted singly as focal points, ornamental grasses add instant texture and form to the garden at any time of the year. The grasses listed here are especially useful for adding fall color to the landscape. Some even look great throughout winter.
Resurrection Lily
Friday August 30
Lycoris squamigera, the resurrection lily or surprise lily, is a plant in the amaryllis family, Amaryllidaceae, subfamily Amaryllidoideae. It is also sometimes referred to as naked ladies. It is believed to have originated in Japan or China, perhaps a hybrid between Lycoris straminea and Lycoris incarnata.
Hydrangeas
Friday August 30
Hydrangea is a genus of 70–75 species of flowering plants native to Asia and the Americas. By far the greatest species diversity is in eastern Asia, notably Korea, China, and Japan. Most are shrubs 1 to 3 meters tall, but some are small trees, and others lianas reaching up to 30 m by climbing up trees.
Russian Sage
Friday August 30
Perovskia atriplicifolia, commonly called Russian sage, is a flowering herbaceous perennial plant and subshrub. Although not a member of Salvia, the genus of other plants commonly called sage, it is closely related to them.

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