On The Ledge

On The Ledge is a podcast all about indoor gardening - helping you to grow everything from Aloe vera to the ZZ plant.  Presenter Jane Perrone has been nuts about houseplants since she was knee high to a Swiss cheese plant. She quizzes the experts, helps you find cool new stuff to grow and figures out how to fix your plant problems. For more information, email ontheledgepodcast@gmail.com or visit janeperrone.com.

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episode 175: Episode 175: Hoyas and more with Ellen Zachos


Garden writer and podcaster Ellen Zachos joins me to talk about our favourite Hoyas, plant tattoos and the future of houseplants. And I answer a question about plants to place next to a heater. For full show notes visit 


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episode 174: Episode 174: celebrating four years of On The Ledge


In late February 2017 I set up a microphone in my husband’s underwear drawer and recorded the first episode of On The Ledge. More than 170 episodes later, and I’m celebrating the show’s fourth birthday, looking at the episodes that captivated...


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episode 173: Episode 173: plants behind glass at Hidcote


I’m joined by Lottie Allen, head gardener at Hidcote in the Cotswolds, England, to learn about growing plants behind glass at this famous Arts and Crafts garden. Plus I answer a question about untangling a string of hearts, and we get a sowalong...


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episode 172: Epiosde 172: your sowalong questions answered


The On The Ledge sowalong is an annual podcast project encouraging listeners to sow and grow houseplant seeds: in this episode I answer some of the questions raised by listeners eager to take part. For full show notes visit


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episode 171: Episode 171: humidity


Moisture in the air helps keep many houseplants healthy, but how do we know how much humidity our plants need? Kevin Espiritu and Jonathan Jarry join me to explore the misty world of humidifiers. Plus we hear from listener Teagen in Meet The Listener....


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 2021-01-29  36m
 
 

episode 170: Episode 170: sowalong and plant chat


It’s time to sow some seeds and shoot the breeze about Hoya trends in this episode; plus I answer a question about two very similar-looking variegated houseplants: one rather rarer than the other. For full show notes visit...


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 2021-01-22  54m
 
 

episode 169: Episode 169: cactus and succulent poaching - what you need to know


*I am re-upoading this episode as many listeners have had problems with the old file - my apologies!*  Rare cacti and succulents are being ripped out of the ground and sold illegally all over the world. of the University of Alabama joins me to...


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 2021-01-16  49m
 
 

episode 169: Episode 169: cactus and succulent poaching - what you need to know


Rare cacti and succulents are being ripped out of the ground and sold illegally all over the world. Political Dr Jared Margulies of the University of Alabama joins me to discuss the issue of plant poaching: from what to look for when you’re buying...


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 2021-01-15  49m
 
 

Bonus festive episode: Jane reads A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens


This bonus episode has nothing to do with plants! It’s just a bit of fun. I read an abridged version of the classic Christmas story, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. I hope it’ll be a relaxing listen, but if you’re just here for the...


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 2020-12-24  1h20m
 
 

Episode 168 addendum: On The Ledge quiz answers


Find out how you scored in the On The Ledge quiz as Jane reveals the answers. Check out the questions and answers in full at https://www.janeperrone.com/on-the-ledge/2020/12/14/plant-quiz-aloe-vera


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 2020-12-19  4m