Plantcast Podcast Episodes

Valley Nursery Plantcast is a weekly conversation about plants. Gregarious gardeners Erin & Justin didn’t know much about gardening until they discovered Valley Nursery in Poulsbo, Washington. Elbow deep in dirt and surrounded by experts, they use their blossoming knowledge to share practical and seasonal planting, pruning, purchasing and fertilizing advice.
Episode 56: Citrus Trees CAN Survive!

Episode 56: Citrus Trees CAN Survive!

Sweet, juicy and delicious homegrown citrus CAN be achieved in the Pacific Northwest and we will give you the confidence to give it a go in your own personal garden (even though one of us continues to fail at it herself over and over and over). You can do it and Erin...

Episode 55: Houseplant Pests BE GONE

Episode 55: Houseplant Pests BE GONE

Proper and easy winter houseplant care can help your green babies thrive throughout the season but pests can foil even the most dutiful of caregivers. We chat about how to identify a few of the more common buggers and let you know how to eliminate them from your...

RERUN! Episode 2: Popular Houseplants

RERUN! Episode 2: Popular Houseplants

This was one of our very first plantcast episodes, recording back in November 2021. We chatted about the most popular common houseplants and how to care for them. Had to dig through the archives because Erin is home sick - so take care of yourselves and your plants!

Episode 54: Shroomy Shroomerson (He’s a Fun Guy)

Episode 54: Shroomy Shroomerson (He’s a Fun Guy)

The weather anomaly of snow and ice rapidly melting followed by inches of rain and warmer temps make right now a strange and delightful time for mushrooms to florish. Same with mold. Outside and for some of us aggressive waterers - inside too. You can also find the...

Episode 53: 2022 Wrapped

Episode 53: 2022 Wrapped

The Plantcast dove into a plethora of topics in 2022. Justin and Erin did not shy away from tough topics (anyone remember how to build a rain garden?) and indulged in perennials, conifers and you know, mulch. The last episode of 2022 is what they learned and a fun...

Episode 51: Holiday Gift Guide

Episode 51: Holiday Gift Guide

Plantcast listeners must have plant lovers in their life and our big red barn is the gift shop to visit to find the perfect present for that person! Valley's buyer Bailey sits down with us to chat about a few of her favorites for the season that fit any budget.You can...

Episode 50: Thanksgiving Thankfulness

Episode 50: Thanksgiving Thankfulness

Hosts Justin and Erin give thanks for a year of podcasting glory and reveal some of the great holiday decor finds at the Nursery available right now.You can also find the Podcast available on these platforms:

Episode 49: Christmas Trees … Cut or Living?

Episode 49: Christmas Trees … Cut or Living?

Valley Nursery offers both cut and potted living Christmas Trees every year. In today's episode, we discuss the varieties of both and talk about how to care for them AND pepper in fun facts with very little singing.

Episode 48: Fear Not Frost … Winterize!

Episode 48: Fear Not Frost … Winterize!

Frigid temperatures are on the horizon and only you can save yourself from the dangers of frost. Have a listen to learn about some practical projects you can squeeze in before the mercury drops. Save yourself from extra work in the spring by getting the work done...

Episode 47: A Brief History of Valley Nursery

Episode 47: A Brief History of Valley Nursery

To celebrate one full year of podcasting glory we look back on the history of Valley Nursery and how it became the beautiful place it is today. You can also find the Podcast available on these platforms:

Episode 46: Succulents Are Such Sweet Sweeties

Episode 46: Succulents Are Such Sweet Sweeties

There isn't a houseplant easier to care for than a succulent nor is there a groundcover that spreads easier with such dynamic texture and diversity. Funny how one word can cover such a range of plants, yet succulent does just that. We chat about care for the indoor...

Episode 45: Composting Makes You Better

You can buy it, or you can make it, either way, it exponentially increases the nutrient levels in your soil and promotes healthy, vibrant plants and vegetables. We give you several tips on how to create beneficially compost from your kitchen and garden waste. It's...

Episode 44: Shrubtastic Color

Episode 44: Shrubtastic Color

Trees aren't the only ones out there bringing beauty to this season change. Shrubs are singing with color this month in hues of yellow, orange, red and purple. The texture and vibrance of these mid-level champions can prolong the appreciation of any garden. Find out...

Episode 43: Solving the Mysteries of Sweater Season

Episode 43: Solving the Mysteries of Sweater Season

Ever wonder why leaves turn color? Have you noticed oaks don't drop their leaves? What is the name of that huge tree that sifts through almost all the colors of the autumnal rainbow? Put on your flannel, grab a mug of hot apple cider and tuck in as we answer some...

Episode 42: Spring color begins in the fall with bulb planting

Episode 42: Spring color begins in the fall with bulb planting

The best selection of daffodils, tulips, hyacinth and other spring bloomers is upon us. This episode is dedicated to the success of your bulbs. We've got tips on how to plant, what to plant together and make gentle suggestions for making your tulips look awesome year...