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 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...

Episode 77: Make Cut Flowers LAAAAAST

Episode 77: Make Cut Flowers LAAAAAST

Frustrated by the lack of longevity with your cut flowers? Turn that frown upside down with a few simple tricks to prolonging the life of your bouquets presented by your favorite friendly podcast hosts Erin & Justin.You can also find the Podcast available on these...

Episode 76: Baby Bloomers

Episode 76: Baby Bloomers

Big blooming flowers are generally the show stoppers but there are loads of little guys out there that are just as lovely and can add texture and interest to your garden. Don't ignore your baby bloomers friends, they easily fit into the big picture of any sized...

Episode 75: How to Water Everything

Our gardens are as varied as we are. Watering your lawns is way different than your hanging baskets which are way different than your veggies - so don't do it all the same. We'll talk you through how to water the various zones of your oasis so you aren't over or under...

Episode 74: Vibrant Later Blooming Perennials

Episode 74: Vibrant Later Blooming Perennials

As we slide out of spring and into summer, keep color bursting in your garden with late blooming perennials. Find out a few of our favorites that bring brightness into your landscape throughout the summer months. You can also find the Podcast available on these...

REBROADCAST: Perfectly Pretty Peonies

REBROADCAST: Perfectly Pretty Peonies

Maybe you missed this episode the first time or maybe you are a new listener (welcome) or maybe you just want to hear again about how these flowers are just timeless. Peonies are late spring stunners that can survive for DECADES in your garden if cared for properly....

Episode 73: Nasty Noxious Scotchbroom

Episode 73: Nasty Noxious Scotchbroom

That bright prolific yellow plant that's blooming every where in Kitsap County is an invasive noxious weed. Getting rid of it is as challenging as gardening is rewarding. We chat about how and when to get rid of the nasty plant so it won't destroy your yard the work...

Episode 72: Herbs are Easy

Episode 72: Herbs are Easy

It ain't hard to have a prolific herb garden in the PNW and this is an episode dedicated to a handful of the freshest and easiest herbs you can grow for culinary purposes. Think of the as the gateway to great flavor. With little care you'll grow lots of taste...