Growing Joy with Plants - Wellness Rooted in Nature

By Maria Failla- Happy Plant Lady and Author of Growing Joy: The Plant Lover's Guide to Cultivating Happiness

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 May 14, 2020

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A charming introduction to house plants. Love the jingle!

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Looking for free, natural ways to decrease stress and increase joy and calm in your life? The answer might be simpler than you think: houseplants, gardening and nature. On the Growing Joy with Plants Podcast, learn alongside Happy Plant Lady, Maria Failla to care for plants, engage with nature, and use them to manage your overwhelm, anxiety and experience happiness and calm you thought was only available on vacation. Plant care is self care. Come grow some joy with us. Follow along on socials @growingjoywithmaria


Episode Date
Hydrangea Care
May 21, 2024
How to Water Your Houseplants: Everything You Need to Know About Watering
May 14, 2024
How to Use Nature to Improve Your Mindset
May 07, 2024
How to Care for A Lot of Plants (AKA Have a Large Plant Collection)
Apr 30, 2024
Eco Anxiety
Apr 23, 2024
Composting Basics
Apr 16, 2024
Everything You Need to Know About Philodendron
Apr 09, 2024
How She Grew The Sill: Plantrepreneur Eliza Blank
Apr 02, 2024
Climate Proof Your Garden
Mar 26, 2024
Why You Should Care About the Spring Equinox
Mar 19, 2024
Everything You Need to Know About Calathea
Mar 12, 2024
Homesteading Basics
Mar 05, 2024
How to Repot Houseplants
Feb 27, 2024
Indoor Plant Projects for Stress Relief
Feb 20, 2024
Everything You Need to Know About Ficus Care
Feb 13, 2024
Cultivating Intuition with Nature
Feb 06, 2024
Humidity and Houseplants
Jan 30, 2024
Top 5 Seed Starting Mistakes with Joe Gardener
Jan 23, 2024
Attract Pollinators with a Tiny Meadow in Your Yard
Jan 16, 2024
Everything You Need to Know about Alocasia
Jan 09, 2024
2024 Goals for My Houseplants and Garden
Jan 02, 2024
I killed a bunch of plants this year, here's what happened: How to Do a Plant Audit
Dec 26, 2023
Being Organic Before Organic Was Cool: The Story of Espoma Organic
Dec 19, 2023
4 Things You Need to Know about Winter and Houseplants
Dec 12, 2023
9 Jobs in Horticulture
Dec 05, 2023
How Much Lights Do My Houseplants Need?
Nov 28, 2023
5 Houseplant Crafts that Make Amazing DIY Holiday Gifts
Nov 21, 2023
How to Put Your Garden to Bed for Winter
Nov 14, 2023
How to Grow Citrus Indoors
Nov 07, 2023
Plant Magic: How to Be a Green Witch
Oct 24, 2023
DIY Houseplant First Aid Kit
Oct 17, 2023
Rooted in Generosity: Inspiring Harmony Through Wind Chimes and Why You Need Them in Your Garden
Oct 10, 2023
The History of Italian Gardens and Italian Citrus
Oct 03, 2023
Houseplant Styling Tips, How to Be A Professional Houseplant Stylist and All Things Maryah Greene
Sep 26, 2023
How to Identify Houseplant Disease
Sep 18, 2023
How to Bring Your Plants Indoors for the Winter
Sep 12, 2023
How to Can and Ferment Vegetables and Fruits from Your Garden
Sep 05, 2023
How to Forage for Healing Plants in Your Backyard
Aug 22, 2023
Common Houseplant Pest Identification and How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats, Spidermites, Scale, White Flies and Mealybugs: Grow Better with Leslie
Aug 15, 2023
Check Out the Old Fashioned On Purpose Podcast
Aug 10, 2023
How to Grow Garlic
Aug 08, 2023
How They Built a Million Dollar Company: Plantrepreneur Profile with Soltech
Aug 01, 2023
The Power of a Therapeutic Garden to Help Us Feel Better
Jul 25, 2023
Overwatered vs Underwatered Plants, How Much Light Do Indoor Plants Need and More Common Houseplant Problems: Grow Better with Leslie
Jul 18, 2023
Homesteading for Beginners with Michelle Bruhn and Stephanie Thurow
Jul 11, 2023
The History of Flowers with Noel Kingsbury
Jul 04, 2023
War Gardens, Victory Gardens or Pandemic Gardens: The History Behind Why People Grow Plants in Hard Times
Jun 27, 2023
How to Overcome Burnout Through The Healing Power of Nature
Jun 20, 2023
The Mushroom Miniseries: How to Grow Mushrooms Indoors
Jun 13, 2023
Check out the Bad Seeds Podcast!
Jun 08, 2023
How to Stop Killing Succulents: Succulent Care and Propagation Guide
Jun 06, 2023
The Power of Therapeutic Horticulture
May 30, 2023
Companion Planting Basics with the Garden Managers of The Lodge at Woodloch
May 23, 2023
Mini Episode: 5 Ways to Use Scented Plants to Reduce Stress and Increase Joy
May 19, 2023
The Art of Aromatic Gardening with Amy of NYC Aromatica
May 16, 2023
Check out the Decorating Tips and Tricks Podcast!
May 11, 2023
9 Interior Design Tips to Apply to Your Garden
May 09, 2023
The History of Houseplants with Jane Perrone
May 02, 2023
Grow Your Own Salad: How to Grow Lettuce from Seed to Harvest
Apr 18, 2023
The Mushroom Miniseries: How to Grow Functional Mushrooms in Your Garden
Apr 11, 2023
Spring Houseplant Care
Apr 04, 2023
Top Gardening Mistakes to Avoid in your 2023 Garden with Joe Lamp'l
Mar 28, 2023
Minimalism and Plants with Stephanie of Sustainable Minimalist
Mar 21, 2023
Living Soil, Planttok and Creativity Through Plants with Dirty Roots Berlin
Mar 14, 2023
The Mushroom Miniseries: Mushrooms 101 Plus the Answer to "What is the Mushroom Growing in My Houseplant!"
Mar 07, 2023
The Evolution of Plant Parenthood with Adam, Becca and Nicole from Potted Together
Feb 28, 2023
Landscaping in the Southwest with Tina from The Desert Botanical Garden
Feb 21, 2023
How Seeds are Produced: Behind the Scenes of How Our Seeds are Selected, Grown, Tested and Multiplied with Territorial Seed Company
Feb 14, 2023
Can Plants Feel? Unmasking Plant Intelligence with Paco Calvo and Natalie Lawrence
Feb 07, 2023
Seed Starting Basics with Joe Lamp'l
Jan 24, 2023
Caudex Plant Care with Plant Daddy Pod
Jan 17, 2023
What to Do When a Plant Dies with Cassidy from Succulents and Sunshine
Jan 10, 2023
Growing Joy with Plants Podcast Trailer
Jan 05, 2023
We changed our name! Bloom & Grow Radio is now Growing Joy with Maria!
Jan 03, 2023
We’re Growing: How Embracing Life and Mental Health Challenges Can Positively Affect a Business with Callie, my Business Coach
Dec 27, 2022
How to Prep Your Houseplants for Winter
Dec 20, 2022
Grow Your Own Tea: Intro to Herbalism with Juliet of Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine
Dec 13, 2022
How to Adjust to Moving to a Different Garden Zone with Mama Failla
Nov 29, 2022
How To Keep Your Plants Alive While On Vacation
Nov 15, 2022
Everyday Plant Magic with Rachael of Infinite Succulent
Nov 01, 2022
Plant Care for Earth Care with Farmer Nick
Oct 18, 2022
Heart Centered Gardening with Danielle LaPorte
Oct 04, 2022
3 Easy DIY Houseplant Projects to Utilize Vertical Space
Sep 20, 2022
Fall Gardening Tips with Joe Lamp'l
Sep 06, 2022
Self-Care Through Plant Care
Aug 23, 2022
What is Transpiration and Why is it Important for Our Plants? // Knowledge Nugget #6
Aug 16, 2022
Houseplants that Bloom
Aug 09, 2022
Intro to Essential Oils with Chris Satch
Jul 26, 2022
How Often Should I Change My Propagation Vessel Water? // Knowledge Nugget #5
Jul 18, 2022
Engage Your Senses with Plants at the NYBG
Jul 12, 2022
How Our Community Grows Joy
Jun 28, 2022
NYC Plant Swap this Tuesday 6/28!!!
Jun 26, 2022
Cultivating Curiosity with Plants with Tyler Thrasher
Jun 21, 2022
LIVE NY & Philly Events PLUS an AMAZING Giveaway!
Jun 15, 2022
Does Isolating Plants and Castile Soap Actually Work? // Knowledge Nugget #4
Jun 14, 2022
How to Make Terrariums, Paludariums and Vivariums
Jun 07, 2022
Popular and Unique Aroids to Try this Summer with Enid of NSE Tropicals
May 17, 2022
Preserving Asian Heritage Through Seeds and Stories
May 03, 2022
Beginner's Guide to Greenhouses
Apr 19, 2022
I Want to Hear YOUR Story: Join the #GrowingJoyChallenge
Apr 17, 2022
What is Seed Scarification? // Knowledge Nugget #3
Apr 12, 2022
Bulb Basics with Jenks Farmer
Apr 05, 2022
Limey's Grand Adventure // Flying My Lime Tree to Florida
Mar 29, 2022
How to Start a Product Based Planty Business plus a big announcement with Samantha from Hemleva
Mar 22, 2022
Rubber Plant Care Guide and Frequently Asked Questions with Raffaele from Ohio Tropics
Mar 08, 2022
Do plants see brightness? What is PAR? // Knowledge Nugget #2
Mar 01, 2022
How to Care for Carnivorous Plants Indoors
Feb 22, 2022
New Mini-Series: Knowledge Nuggets! What is a Peperomia Inflorescence? Ep 1
Feb 15, 2022
Exploring the Past, Present and Future of Black People in Horticulture with Colah from Black int he Garden
Feb 08, 2022
Interior Design Trends and Houseplants with Betsy from Affordable Interior Design
Jan 25, 2022
Streamlining and Simplifying Houseplant Care / Checking in with guys from the Plant Daddy Pod
Jan 11, 2022
Bonus episode: Plant Inspired Meditation for the Start of 2022
Jan 06, 2022
Finding Joy through Plants in a Season of Transition: Reflecting on 2021
Dec 28, 2021
Wedding Flower Crash Course for To Be Weds / My Botanically Inspired Wedding Series
Dec 14, 2021
26 Ways to Incorporate Plants Into Your Wedding / My Botanically Inspired Wedding Series
Dec 07, 2021
3 Plant Inspired DIY Wedding Ideas that Live On After the Big Day Uploaded
Nov 30, 2021
Snake Plants 101 with Chris Satch
Nov 16, 2021
Plantrepreneurship, Plant Styling and Planty Tiktok with Reagan Kastner
Nov 09, 2021
I've waited almost a year to tell you this: Why I created the Bloom & Grow Garden Society
Nov 03, 2021
Planty Fake News/ 3 Plant Care Myths Busted with Leslie Halleck
Nov 02, 2021
Maria's Favorite Things 2021
Oct 29, 2021
Aquatic Plants and Planted Aquariums 101
Oct 19, 2021
Lessons from Plants for 2021
Oct 05, 2021
Designing and Revitalizing a Garden in a New Home
Sep 21, 2021
Plant Parent Confessions with Members of the Garden Party Platform
Sep 07, 2021
Culinary Medicine from Our Gardens
Aug 24, 2021
Plant Care Routines: The Plant Friend Hang Series
Aug 10, 2021
How to Root Bare Nodes or "Wet Sticks"
Jul 27, 2021
Flower Power: How to Grow Cut Flowers All Season Long (for Beginners)
Jul 13, 2021
The Studies Behind the Plant/Person Connection with Dr Sue Stuart-Smith
Jun 29, 2021
I did something exciting! Welcome to the Bloom and Grow Garden Party Community Platform & App!!!!!!
Jun 28, 2021
In-Ground Gardening Basics with My New Plant Friend, Melody
Jun 15, 2021
Palm Care 101 with Chris Satch
Jun 01, 2021
4 "Plant Care Hacks" I No Longer Do and Other Shifts in My Plant Care Practice
May 18, 2021
How to Manage Deer, Squirrels, Chipmunks, Moles, Voles and Other Animals in Your Garden with Brie The Plant Lady
May 11, 2021
Plants and Pets: What You Need to Know // Pet Proof Your Plants
May 04, 2021
Plant Trend Alert: Tiny Plants with Leslie Halleck
Apr 20, 2021
Designing and Planning my Garden // Coaching with Nicole of Gardenary
Apr 13, 2021
Intro to Bonsai
Apr 06, 2021
Understanding Hardiness Zones, Frost Dates and Microclimates in the Garden, #118
Mar 23, 2021
Alocasia Care with Enid from NSE Tropicals
Mar 09, 2021
Houseplant Identification Basics with The Crazy Botanist
Feb 23, 2021
Anthurium Care with Enid from NSE Tropicals
Feb 09, 2021
Seed Starting 101 with Joe Lamp'l, #114
Jan 26, 2021
Plants & the Home Office: Why and How to Green Up Your Work From Home Office Space // #plantywfh, ep 113
Jan 19, 2021
Humidity Deep Dive and Winter Plant Care with the Plant Daddy Podcast Daddies, #112
Jan 12, 2021
Trailer: Bloom and Grow Radio Podcast
Jan 11, 2021
The Art of the Plant Pause and Managing Plant Parent Overwhelm
Dec 29, 2020
Low Waste Plant Parenthood with @farmernicknyc
Dec 15, 2020
Episode 109: Passive Hydroponics 2.0 and the LECA VS PON Debate
Dec 08, 2020
How to Use Plants to Create Restorative Environments, #108
Nov 24, 2020
How to Care For a Large Urban Jungle with @cyrilcybernated, @soulsistaplants and @welcometothejunglehome
Nov 10, 2020
Hoya Care Basics and Best Hoyas for Your Lifestyle with Doug from Vermont Hoya
Oct 27, 2020
How Plants Communicate Through VOCs and the "Wood Wide Web" with Dr Elle Barnes from NYBG
Oct 13, 2020
Indoor Plant Projects for Kids with MrDTimes3
Sep 29, 2020
How to Water Your Plants with Chris Satch
Sep 15, 2020
Episode 102: Garden to Table! Herb Inspired Recipes
Sep 01, 2020
Styling with Plants with Danae from Folia Collective
Aug 18, 2020
100: 10 Planty Lessons Learned from 100 Episodes
Aug 11, 2020
Episode 99: How to Care for Ferns
Aug 04, 2020
Want to be Featured on the 100th Episode of BAGR! Tell me your favorite episode or lesson learned! (Instructions inside)
Jul 31, 2020
Pruning Back to Inspire Growth: Thoughts on Transition
Jul 29, 2020
Episode 97: Aha Moments from "Intro to Plant Science" with Dr Elle Barnes
Jul 21, 2020
Episode 96: Common Garden Pests with Nadia from Urban Farm Sista and Agricademy
Jul 07, 2020
95: Understanding Drainage and the Perched Water Table
Jun 23, 2020
Episode 94: Growing Together
Jun 10, 2020
93: The Wild World of Plant-Tube! (a Plant-tuber/Podcast Collaboration)
May 26, 2020
92: Begonias: Care, History and more!
May 12, 2020
Ep 91: 10 Tips for Edible Landscaping and Beginning Gardeners with My Mom!
May 06, 2020
Episode 90: Jane Perrone of On the Ledge
Apr 28, 2020
Fundamentals of Vegetable Gardening
Apr 14, 2020
Episode 88: Inspirational Stories and Ideas for Isolating Times:How to Help the Horticulture Industry Get Through
Apr 07, 2020
Episode 87: My Fiancé Cared for My Plants for a Year While I was on Tour: Here’s What Happened
Mar 31, 2020
Episode 86: Pause with Plants to Release Stress and Increase Calm with Brittany from the Pause with Plants Podcast
Mar 24, 2020
Episode 85: Historic Black Plant People and Top 5 Favorite Plants from Africa
Mar 18, 2020
African Violets 101 with Lisa from @houseplantguru
Mar 03, 2020
Bonus Episode! Herbal Mixology with Gardenuity, Katy Trail Vodka and HD Liquid Catering
Feb 26, 2020
Winter Plant Care
Dec 17, 2019
Episode 81: "Root-ology" with Leslie Halleck
Dec 04, 2019
Episode 80: Plant Laws and Patents
Nov 12, 2019
Episode 79: Variegation 101 with Chris Satch
Nov 05, 2019
Episode 78: Plant Side Chat: When Your Orchid Doesn't Bloom
Oct 22, 2019
Ep 77: "Semi" or "Passive" Hydroponics 101 with Kay from @inrootedlove
Oct 15, 2019
76: Hydroponic Gardening 101
Oct 08, 2019
Episode 75.5: Info on Sustainability of Peat Moss
Oct 03, 2019
Episode 75: The Science of Soil with Dr Mark from Metrolina Greenhouse
Oct 01, 2019
Episode 74: Grow Lights 101 with Leslie Halleck
Sep 24, 2019
Episode 73: Indoor Plant Appreciation & the Amazon Rainforest
Sep 17, 2019
Episode 72- Fall Garden Plants and Projects with Joe Lamp'l
Sep 10, 2019
Episode 71: Low Light Plants for Beginners and Advanced Plant Parents with the Houseplant Guru
Sep 03, 2019
Episode 70: Growing Cannabis Part 2: Flowering to Harvest
Aug 27, 2019
Episode 69: Growing Cannabis Part 1: Set Up, Seed Starting and The Vegetative Stage
Aug 20, 2019
Be featured on the upcoming Community Episode: Indoor Plant Appreciation Community episode call to action - 81419 6.38 PM
Aug 15, 2019
Peperomia 101 with Nick Pileggi
Aug 13, 2019
Season 4 Intro and What I’ve Learned Being Away from my Plants for 6 Months!
Aug 08, 2019
Chicago Plant Friends! Come hug me this Saturday!
Aug 02, 2019
A chat with PlantKween: 5 tips for planning your perfect plant shopping day and Inclusivity and Representation in the Plant Community
Jun 25, 2019
A Plants Journey from Grower to Your Home with Mickey Hargitay
Jun 18, 2019
Episode 64: Propagation 101 with Leslie Halleck
Jun 11, 2019
Container Gardening 101 with Kevin from Epic Gardening
Jun 04, 2019
Live Taping in Tucson! Living with Plants in the Desert!
May 28, 2019
We are now on Patreon and I wanted to tell you why
May 24, 2019
How to Move with Plants
May 23, 2019
Live Taping! DIY Succulent Crowns with Infinite Succulent
Apr 30, 2019
Live Taping! How to Cultivate Healthy Plant Community: Online and IRL
Apr 23, 2019
How to Identify a Plant with No Name Tag
Apr 16, 2019
Pollinators and Native Bees
Apr 09, 2019
Community Episode: Plant Fail Lessons
Apr 02, 2019
Seattle Plant Friend Meet up announced for THIS SATURDAY!
Mar 27, 2019
Plant Side Chat: Lessons Learned in the Redwood Forest
Mar 19, 2019
Plant Latin 101
Mar 12, 2019
Episode 53: Plants IRL aka Nature and Monstera Talk
Feb 26, 2019
Episode 52: Soil Aeration and Thriving vs Surviving in a Low Light Home
Feb 19, 2019
Episode 51: Tips for Living with a “Crazy Plant Person” with Billy!
Feb 12, 2019
Episode 50: Maranta, Calathea and Stromanthe 101
Feb 05, 2019
Season 3 Intro: Announcements and an Invitation to be featured in Season 3!
Jan 29, 2019
Episode 49: Plant Parent Lessons Learned in 2018
Jan 08, 2019
Plant Side Chat # 6: You're Doing Great
Dec 25, 2018
Episode 47: Understanding Natural Light- Measuring Tools
Dec 18, 2018
Episode 46: Understanding Natural Light: General Rules
Dec 11, 2018
Episode 45: Aroids 101 (Part 2)
Dec 04, 2018
Episode 44: Aroid 101 (Part 1)
Nov 27, 2018
Getting a Christmas Tree? Listen to these episodes!
Nov 23, 2018
Episode 43: Your Brain on Plants
Nov 20, 2018
Episode 42: How to Make a Moss Pole
Nov 13, 2018
Episode 41: Maria's Favorite Things/ Planty Holiday Gift Guide
Oct 30, 2018
Plant Side Chat 5: Pruning
Oct 16, 2018
Episode 39: Growing Your Business Like You Tend Your Garden
Oct 09, 2018
Episode 38: Transitioning Your Plants Back Indoors for Winter
Oct 02, 2018
Episode 37: Horticultural Therapy
Sep 25, 2018
Episode 36: Growing a Large Urban Jungle in a Small Space and Humidity Hacks with @Apartmentbotanist
Sep 18, 2018
Episode 35: How to Grow Succulents/Cacti Indoors
Sep 11, 2018
Episode 34: Hilton Carter
Sep 04, 2018
Monstera 101 with @tropicaloco
Aug 21, 2018
Ep 32: Airplants 101
Aug 07, 2018
Episode 31: Plants and Babies with Molly Mansfield
Jul 24, 2018
Orchid 101 with Chris from The Sill
Jul 10, 2018
Episode 29: Indoor Citrus with MIgardener
Jul 03, 2018
Plant Side Chat 4: The Tale of the Tomato Plant
Jun 12, 2018
Episode 27: Plants in the Classroom with @mrdtimes3
Jun 05, 2018
Episode 26: Pest Control with Summer Rayne Oakes
May 29, 2018
Episode 25: The Fiddle Leaf Fig with @leighkiyoko
May 22, 2018
Episode 24: How to Start a Plant Shop with Folia Collective
May 15, 2018
Mother's Day Special
May 08, 2018
Episode 22- Windowsill Herb Gardening 101 with NYBG
May 01, 2018
Plant Side Chat # 3: The Changing of the Seasons
Apr 05, 2018
Episode 20(!): Talking Tomatoes with Craig LeHoullier and My MOM
Mar 28, 2018
Episode 19: Terrarium 101 with @teenytinyterra
Mar 20, 2018
Episode 18: Prepping Your Houseplant For Spring and the Science Behind Fertilizer With Chris Satch from The Sill
Mar 13, 2018
Episode 17: The Studies Behind Why Plants Make People Happy and Healthy with Christine from @workhardplanthard
Mar 06, 2018
Episode 16: Mounting Epiphytes and the Creation of Cleverbloom.com
Feb 27, 2018
Episode 15: 5 tips for Curating and Growing Your Planty Instagram Account with Morgan of @plantingpink
Feb 20, 2018
Episode 14: The Friendship Plant! The Ins and Outs of the Popular Pilea Peperomioides with the Founder of PIEP
Feb 13, 2018
Plant Side Chat # 2 - Planty Friendships
Feb 06, 2018
Episode 12: Everything You Need to Know About Indoor Grow Lights with The Sill's Chris Satch
Jan 30, 2018
Episode 11: Inside the Mind of @mr_plantgeek and Tips for Traveling Plant Parents
Jan 09, 2018
Plant Side Chat #1: Bloom and Grow at Your Own Rate
Jan 02, 2018
Episode 09: Double the Joy: Cats and Plants (and Poisonous Plants to Avoid) with @plant_lady_is_the_new_cat_lady
Dec 19, 2017
Episode 08: Dirty Talk and the Creation of Houseplant Journal
Dec 12, 2017
Episode 07: TheOperatingSystem- Propagation 101 and Using Plants to Disconnect
Dec 05, 2017
Episode 05: Christmas Tree Extravaganza Part 1/2 - Cut Christmas Trees
Nov 28, 2017
Episode 06: Christmas Tree Extravaganza Part 2/2: Living, Potted Christmas Trees for the Holiday Season!
Nov 28, 2017
Episode 04: Plants for the Advanced Plant Parent and Practicing Patience
Nov 21, 2017
Episode 03: How to NOT Kill Succulents and learning resiliance
Nov 14, 2017
Episode 02: Top 5 Houseplants for Beginners and Learning Kindness
Nov 13, 2017
Episode 01: The Reason behind Bloom and Grow Radio!
Nov 13, 2017