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Growing Joy with Plants - Wellness Rooted in Nature

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



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What is Seed Scarification? // Knowledge Nugget #3

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Growing your own plants from seeds is one of the most gratifying experiences in the garden. Watching a tiny seed become a full-grown plant just gives you the most amazing feeling as a plant parent. However, seed starting is a whole different science and practice on its own and requires special soil, different care, grow lights and water monitoring, and interesting practices to make sure that your seeds actually sprout: seed scarification is one of those practices that may seem intimidating, but takes your seed starting game into a whole different level. Leslie Halleck, my plant friend and Bloom and Grow Garden Society's resident horticulturist, gives us the know-how behind seed scarification in this Knowledge Nugget! Join the Bloom and Grow Garden Society!The Bloom and Grow Garden Society is your one-stop shop for plant parenthood growth. When you join, you'll gain full access to the Garden Party Community Platform and App PLUS monthly plant care lectures with Horticulturist in Residence Leslie Halleck, monthly office hours with Leslie to troubleshoot your personal plant care issues and monthly Growing Joy Calls with Maria to develop our community of Society Members and explore the plant/person connection. Click here to join us! Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast,so you don't miss the amazing episodes we have coming up! In this episode we learn:[01:29] How to access Leslie Halleck’s planty lectures[02:59] What is seed scarification for?[04:16] Different ways to scarify a seed[04:32] Mistakes to avoid when doing seed scarification[07:05] Your open invitation to the Garden Society!Follow Maria and Bloom and Grow Radio: PRE-ORDER LINK: Growing Joy: The Plant Lover's Guide to Cultivating Happiness (and Plants) by Maria Failla, Illustrated by Samantha Leung Join the Bloom and Grow Garden Party Community Platform & App AKA the plantiest and kindest corner of the internet! Take the Bloom and Grow Plant Parent Personality Quiz (Get the perfect plants, projects and educational resources for YOUR Lifestyle) Support Bloom and Grow Radio by becoming a Plant Friend on Patreon! Instagram and Facebook: @BloomandGrowRadio Tiktok: @bloomandgrowradio Subscribe to the Bloom and Grow Youtube Show! /Bloomandgrowradio Website: Join the (free) Garden Club: Our Sponsors: * Check out HelloFresh and use my code bloomfree for a great deal: * Check out Manukora and use my code BLOOM for a great deal: * Check out Quince and use my code joy for a great deal: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: Advertising Inquiries:

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