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 93: 2023 Holiday Gift Guide!

Episode 93: 2023 Holiday Gift Guide!

Looking for the perfect gift for anyone on your list - look no further friend because we have it here at Valley Nursery! We chat with our beloved gift shop guru Bailey about some of the items she's brought into the shop for this season of giving and share a few of our...

Episode 92: Christmas Trees & Lights & Giving

Episode 92: Christmas Trees & Lights & Giving

Our Christmas tree selection is at it's finest and our trees are the freshest in the county and their purchase brings so much more than just holiday delight to your home ... find out about where part of your purchase goes this holiday season on this episode.You can...

Episode 91: Rare and Rade Houseplants

Episode 91: Rare and Rade Houseplants

Indoor gardens can be as rewarding as their outside brethren especially if you add a rare plant to the mix. Valley has several options that will add new depth and texture to anyone's collection. Yet - there are those who aren't so savvy with their houseplants and...

Episode 90: What Now? November.

Episode 90: What Now? November.

The days are shorter and the rain has increased but the work in the garden isn't over. Justin and Erin discuss what they're doing this month in their gardens and offer suggestions for what to plant right now and what to do to keep you busy throughout the fall as well...

Episode 89: A Conversation with Richie Steffen

Episode 89: A Conversation with Richie Steffen

Fern fanatic and horticulturalist extraordinaire Richie Steffen is our guest on this episode of the plantcast. He spreads his enthusiasm for fern tables easier than wind spreads spores and discusses what keeps him so enchanted with all things horticulture. His fern...

Episode 88: Autumn Explained

Episode 88: Autumn Explained

Wonder why your pumpkins rotted right after you carved them? We'll tell you. Wonder why the leaves change color? We'll tell you that too. Wonder why this podcast is so great? Just listen, you'll find out for yourself.You can also find the Podcast available on these...

Episode 87: Perennial Division

Episode 87: Perennial Division

Dividing your perennials is easier than fifth grade math (I've been doing a lot of both lately). Before the first frost, you'll want to brave the rain and divide your spring and early summer perennials to promote better health for your plants. You'll be rewarded with...

Episode 86: A Conversation with Dan Hinkley

Episode 86: A Conversation with Dan Hinkley

Dan Hinkley, one of the most revered plantsmen in all the world - seriously - chats with Justin and Erin about gardening. We still cant believe it either.You can also find the Podcast available on these platforms:Justin in a wax myrtle

Episode 85: Evergreen Texture … get some

Episode 85: Evergreen Texture … get some

Conifers aren't the only champions of green during the long gray months of our beautiful Evergreen State. Shrubs, low growing trees and even ground cover add to the variety in our landscapes that give the eyes something to feast beyond the tall trees. You can also...

Episode 84: What now?

Episode 84: What now?

Looking out and wondering what to do with your landscape? We got you friend. From lawn maintenance to tomato ripening tips, our little Plantcast will guide you through October chores to set you up for success all over the yard. You can also find the Podcast available...

Episode 83: Fall Houseplant Care

Episode 83: Fall Houseplant Care

As the summer winds down and we all move inside for the season it's time to focus your green thumb onto your houseplants. We've got a few pointers to help you set yourself up for a long winter of loving the plants inside your home. Our fingers are also on the pulse of...

Episode 82: Pumpkins!

Episode 82: Pumpkins!

Every year, Vally transforms from your friendly neighborhood nursery into a massive pumpkin-palooza. We unload 42,000 pounds of pumpkins onto our grounds and create a cornucopia of autumnal delight. In this episode, we chat with the farmer who grows the gourds and...

Episode 81: AAA … Apples are Autumn

Episode 81: AAA … Apples are Autumn

Apples are every where right now ... on trees, on the ground, in pies, in those back to school lunches and at our nursery. Fall is the season for harvesting and planting the fruit of our beloved state and many of the varieties that thrive in our climate our here at...

Episode 79: Midsummer Maintenance

It's beautiful in your garden - look at all that you've accomplished! Now keep it simply keep it looking fabulous with easy care. Erin & Justin remind sitting at staring at the fruits of your labor won't keep them looking great for long. Get out there and spend a...

Episode 78: Think About Fall Vegetables Right NOW

Episode 78: Think About Fall Vegetables Right NOW

Sure, it's the middle of summer. Enjoy your vegetables now. Just remember, proper planning prevents poor performance and why not continue to be a stellar vegetable gardener into the fall and over the winter. The time to start prepping and planting your fall vegetable...