The Native Plant Podcast

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Growing from a friendship forged at the Cullowhee Native Plant Conference many moons ago, this rock star trio has brought podcasting to a whole new level. I'm not saying that's a high level, just a new level.

Episode Date
Getting to know Janet
01:09:44
Janet Draper has served as Horticulturist for the Mary Livingston Ripley Garden since 1997.  She earned her BS in Horticulture from Purdue University and has worked at the Ball Seed Company, Mt Cuba Center, Kurt Bluemel, Inc, the Plantage, Homestead Gardens and as a contractor for Oehme, van Sweden Associates.  She has international horticultural experience through the Beth Chatto Gardens in England and the Staudengartnerei Grafin von Stein-Zeppelin in Germany. She was the President of the Perennial Plant Association from 2017-2019 and continues to serve on the Board of Directors for the PPA.
May 26, 2020
Palynology- Dr Fernando Rodriguez and the study of Pollen
01:09:45

Dr. Fernando Rodriguez is a life long friend of Mother of Chewy Susana Struve's.  He joins us today to talk about his research into the study of Pollen, also known as Palynology.  Learn how scientists are studying historic pollen deposits to determine and predict climate trends and especially how our climate has been in the past.

May 19, 2020
Katie Horton on Calycanthus
01:06:22

Future Dr. Katie Horton drops by to bring John & John up to date on her favorite Genus; Calycanthus  Join us as we explore all the reasons everyone should have one of these plants.

May 05, 2020
Amy Highland, Director of Collections at Mt Cuba Center
01:11:12
Amy is the Director of Collections at Mt. Cuba Center and oversees both living and non-living collections. Currently she is engaged in expanding the genetic diversity of the gardens, developing standards for organizational learning, and coordinating the center's conservation efforts.
Apr 23, 2020
Owen Carson, Refugia: Bogs and Biodiversity
01:05:56
Join Western North Carolina (WNC)-based consulting botanist/plant ecologist Owen Carson as he delves into bogs of the southeast to explore their bio-geography, floral rarity and morphological specialization, and how they ultimately operate as a refuge for future sources of biodiversity within the greater landscape.
Apr 15, 2020
Building community markets with Dr. Evodia Silva Rivera
01:06:08
John & Susana met Evodia many moons ago at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Kempton, PA.  They've remained friends ever since and in this episode, you'll get to meet the Dr. side of Evodia as we talk about the benefits of small, local markets and how this helps with sustainable agriculture and promoting native plants that might be edible.
Apr 07, 2020
From Glades to grades- Dr. Tom Diggs on Glade habitats
00:56:14
Past guest John Manion joins the show as a co-host and invites his good friend Dr. Tom Diggs of the University of North Georgia to talk about Glade habitats and what it is to inspire others through teaching.
Mar 31, 2020
Lucy Dinsmore, the warm hearted Horticulturist on Women in Horticulture
01:15:22
Chris Fehlhaber joins the cast of the podcast and brings with him his friend Lucy Dinsmore, the warm hearted horticulturalist to talk about (among other things) women in horticulture.
Mar 24, 2020
Drones in conservation
00:57:49
John sits down with GIS specialist Ben Nyberg to talk about how drones are being used to change the way scientists are conserving rare flora and fauna.  Hawaii is known for a high rate of endemism, because of this, rare species can be difficult to locate.  Drones are now changing where scientists can go and what they can do.
Mar 17, 2020
Mother of Chewy
00:53:50
John's wife, Susana Struve is joining the podcast this season as a co-host(ess).  Learn a little bit more about the crazy adventures she and John have had together and have also had apart.
Mar 10, 2020
Welcome to Season Five!
00:26:56
The long wait is over as John welcomes us into season five and lets everyone know what to expect.  Lots of big things on the way of course, so sit back and enjoy the ride- welcome to season five!
Mar 06, 2020
Season 5 is coming!
36:40
John talks about the upcoming season and what it was to lose Emma.
Dec 17, 2019
Miss Liss the Ecologist on green roofs
54:43
Aug 26, 2019
Dendrologist Don Leopold on native trees and their use in the landscape
01:13:29
Jul 30, 2019
Hip Hop Forestry
01:09:32
Jul 11, 2019
Forest Bathing with Nadine Phillips
01:05:16
Jun 23, 2019
Using ecological ethics in Landscape Design with Jessi Bloom
01:04:28
Jun 10, 2019
Ohio Naturalist Jim McCormac sits down with John
01:10:42
May 28, 2019
Kelly Norris on landscape style
01:13:14
May 15, 2019
It's Gardening for Wildlife month at the National Wildlife Federation with David Mizejewski!
01:28:38
May 08, 2019
John Manion, Director of the BBG Native Plant Conference
01:14:33
May 01, 2019
Alan Branhagen of the Midwest Landscape Arboretum
00:54:22
Apr 15, 2019
Nature's Temples with Joan Maloof
01:11:08
Apr 10, 2019
Gardening Author Thomas Christopher
01:04:35
Apr 03, 2019
Vernal pools part 3 w/ the Capital Naturalist- Alonso Abugattas
Mar 26, 2019
Dr. Dawn Sherry- Program Director of the Cullowhee Native Plant Conference
01:12:17
Mar 25, 2019
John & Alonso break down what lives in vernal polls along with threats they face.
Mar 22, 2019
Vernal pools with Alonso Abugattas
Mar 19, 2019
Vernal pool teaser
Mar 15, 2019
Trees Atlanta
01:05:24
Mar 05, 2019
Garden Lust w/ Christopher Woods
01:17:28
Feb 19, 2019
Flora- The Secret World of Plants
01:06:39
Feb 05, 2019
Water, water everywhere
01:16:09
Oct 16, 2018
Will Garden
01:13:37
Oct 10, 2018
Derrick Jensen - Author & Environmental Activist
01:01:22

Sep 17, 2018
Cullowhee Scholarship winners
Jul 24, 2018
Owen Washam on his carnivorous plant research
01:02:32
Jun 27, 2018
Felder Rushing on slow gardening
01:01:22
Jun 12, 2018
Professor James Hitchmough of the University of Sheffield
May 22, 2018
Paw-Paws; in search of America's forgotten fruit
May 08, 2018
Prof. Aaron Ellison on Carnivorous plants
01:08:15
Apr 24, 2018
Stefan Bloodworth of the Sarah P. Duke Botanical Gardens
01:18:43
Apr 10, 2018
Olin Studios on design tools
01:29:25
Mar 27, 2018
Native Plants for New England Gardens
01:26:32
Mar 13, 2018
Ben Tufts on the Craig Tufts scholarship fund
00:51:12
Feb 28, 2018
The Hemlock Hospice project at Harvard Forest
01:02:42
Feb 20, 2018
Craig Limpach on eco-design, eco-restoration and a sense of place.
01:09:57
Feb 13, 2018
Ian Caton on variation within a species
01:35:06
Feb 06, 2018
Origins
01:03:10
Jan 30, 2018
John's "Momcast"
00:25:36
Dec 19, 2017
Darwin's Backyard with Professor James Costa
01:17:06
Dec 05, 2017
Ethan Dropkin of Larry Weaner Landscape Associates
01:16:56
Nov 28, 2017
Matt Candeias of the "In Defense of Plants" podcast
00:49:20
Nov 14, 2017
Danesha Seth Carley on sustainable design
01:20:49
Nov 08, 2017
Dr. Chuck Cannon of the Morton Arboretum
01:15:04
Nov 02, 2017
Cullowhee Scholarship winner Eleis Lester drops some philosophy on us.
01:27:16
Oct 17, 2017
John Zooms...
00:37:53
Sep 26, 2017
Bob Lyons of the University of Delaware joins John & Preston
01:10:13
Sep 19, 2017
Total eclipse of the podcast
00:12:32
Aug 29, 2017
Rick Huffman of Earth Designs
01:07:32
Aug 15, 2017
Erika Galentin- The Medicine Gardener
01:34:47
Aug 01, 2017
Live show from Cullowhee 2017
Jul 22, 2017
Pre-Whee 17
01:20:19
Jul 14, 2017
Wendy Brister- Brand new Director of the Millersville Native Plant Conference
00:23:17
Jun 29, 2017
Thomas Woltz on culture and a sense of place
00:24:25
Jun 24, 2017
John's origin series, (not so) live from Millersville
00:22:41
Jun 12, 2017
Kylee Baumle- saving the Monarch
01:08:35
Jun 07, 2017
Todd Witcher, with Discover Life in America, talks about all the different species of life in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
May 24, 2017
Shelby Jackson drops by to chat with John & Preston about some of our beautiful native azaleas
01:07:34
May 17, 2017
Rick Lewandowski Messes with Texas
1:12:05
May 09, 2017
Soils and the microbes that inhabit them with Author Jeff Lowenfels
01:06:32
May 02, 2017
Heather Holm on native bees and the plants they forage
01:01:08
Apr 25, 2017
Tony Avent of Plant Delights Nursery
00:59:48
Apr 11, 2017
Assistant Horticulturist Chris Fehlhaber gives us the inside view on the design aspects of Chanticleer Garden.
01:08:36
Apr 03, 2017
Part two of our Green Roofs show
00:47:05
Mar 21, 2017
Mike Berkley on Green Roofs
00:49:01
Mar 14, 2017
Plantsman Allen Bush of Jelitto seed drops by to talk native plants with John & Mike
01:14:52
Mar 09, 2017
What to do in winter?
00:48:10
Mar 01, 2017
The Piedmont Environmental Council on conserving land and resources
01:10:44
Feb 21, 2017
One year anniversary show!
01:19:34
Feb 10, 2017
Dr. Allan Armitage on selecting marketable native plants
00:55:32
Jan 31, 2017
The New Perennialist Tony Spencer
01:05:02
Jan 25, 2017
Capital Naturalist Alonso Abugattas drops by
00:56:28
Jan 10, 2017
Plant a wish documentary
01:00:28
Dec 22, 2016
Dr. Doug Tallamy on bringing nature home
01:09:08
Dec 20, 2016
Landscape Architect Emily McCoy Monette
01:14:59
Dec 13, 2016
Brian Jorg of the Cincinnati Zoo
00:47:14
Dec 07, 2016
Scott Beuerlein of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens
00:55:08
Nov 29, 2016
Dr. Linda Cayot, Science Advisor to the Galapagos Conservancy
01:11:23
Nov 23, 2016
Dr. Dwayne Estes of Austin Peay University on Sedges and such
01:31:56
Nov 15, 2016
John & Mike talk native plants for autumn interest
01:12:12
Nov 08, 2016
Geoffrey Neal talks about the Coker Arboretum and reads poems
01:25:02
Oct 25, 2016
Leda Meredith on Foraging
00:50:58
Oct 18, 2016
Annie Martin or 'Mossin Annie' drops some serious moss science.
01:22:23
Oct 11, 2016
Preston Montague talks art and landscape design
01:03:19
Oct 04, 2016
Ken Druse, the shade garden guru, talks with John and Mike about gardening for climate change
01:11:17
Sep 27, 2016
Laura Ekasetya, Head Horticulturist for Lurie Garden, talks shop with John and Mike
01:17:38
Sep 20, 2016
Roy Diblik and Piet Oudolf at the Lurie Garden
01:09:47
Sep 13, 2016
Piet Oudolf talks plants and inspiration with the NPP Crew at Lurie garden
00:58:40
Sep 08, 2016
C Colston Burrell
01:31:59
Aug 30, 2016
2017 Garden Blogger's Fling
01:16:11
Aug 23, 2016
Foodscaping and community building with Brie Arthur
01:15:25
Aug 16, 2016
The hardest working man in horticulture
01:04:15
Aug 09, 2016
Cullowhee 2016 in the rear view mirror
01:34:09
Aug 02, 2016
Larry Weaner and his new book “Garden Revolution”
01:24:24
Jul 25, 2016
Meadowscaping and Hometown Habitat with Catherine Zimmerman
01:26:38
Jul 19, 2016
Native plants for summer interest
01:32:47
Jul 12, 2016
Dennis Neimeyer talks land/ plant conservation
01:22:33
Jun 28, 2016
Colonial Botanist John Bartram stops by
01:01:31
Jun 21, 2016
Our buddy Adam Bigelow stops by to speak with John & Mike about the Cullowhee Native Plant Conference and the Cullowhee Community garden
01:30:15
Jun 14, 2016
Shannon Currey of Hoffman Nursery stops by
01:14:31
Jun 06, 2016
Moss man J. Paul Moore stops by to talk Photography, moss, gadgets and native plants
01:16:53
May 23, 2016
Gregg Tepper- Director of Horticulture for the Delaware Botanic Garden
00:57:52
May 17, 2016
National Wildlife Federation Naturalist David Mizejewski talks wildlife and habitat with John & Mike
May 09, 2016
Streambank restoration with George Morris
01:23:49
May 03, 2016
Jesse Turner drops by to talk spring gardening
01:10:07
Apr 26, 2016
Southern Living's "Grumpy Gardener" stops by for a chat.
01:00:35
Apr 19, 2016
Neil Diboll of Prairie Nursery
01:07:17
Apr 12, 2016
John T. Manion continued
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John talks about some of his favorite memories of the Southeastern Native Plant Conference which is held at the Botanic Garden and is organized by John and some friends.  We'll also take a look ahead of what to expect of future conferences.

Apr 05, 2016
John T. Manion Kaul Wildflower Garden Curator at Birmingham Botanical Gardens John speaks with us
00:54:50

John T. Manion Kaul Wildflower Garden Curator at Birmingham Botanical Gardens  John speaks with us about some of the happenings at the Birmingham Botanic Gardens and some of the field trips they go on, plus we spend some time talking about the crusade for Gay rights and battles won and lost along the way.

Mar 29, 2016
Thomas Rainer, Co-Author of "Planting in a Post-Wild World", talks about the book and the ideas inside.
00:59:00
Mar 22, 2016