Looking for the perfect flower to add interest, texture, and color to your fall bouquets? Today, Lisa and Layne discuss all things amaranth. They compare the upright and trailing forms of amaranth and cover how to prevent leggy seedlings, the ideal head size for use in mixed bouquets, pinching and spacing, dealing with pest pressure, the proper harvest stage for fresh and dried use, favorite varieties, and more. Listen to the podcast and learn how to grow these textural fall favorites!
The video version of Lisa and Layne’s conversation will be posted to The Gardener’s Workshop’s YouTube channel, where all “Seed Talk” episodes are organized into a playlist. In addition, auto-generated transcripts are available for viewing on YouTube. If there is a question or topic you would like to hear discussed on a future episode of “Seed Talk”, please fill out the form linked below. We would love to hear your suggestions!
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The “Seed Talk with Lisa & Layne” podcast is produced by The Gardener’s Workshop and co-hosted by Lisa Mason Ziegler and Layne Angelo. Lisa is the founder and owner of The Gardener’s Workshop, where Layne works as Seed Manager. Lisa is the award-winning author of Vegetables Love Flowers and Cool Flowers and the publisher of Flower Farming School Online, Farmer-Florist School Online, and Florist School Online. Watch Lisa’s Story and connect with her on social media. Layne is an avid gardener, seed starter, and engineer who loves learning and applying her technical knowledge to all areas of life, including gardening and growing flowers. Thanks for joining us!