EPISODE 197 | November 28, 2016

The Scout’s Guide to Wild Edibles

This week on We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito speak with renowned forager, food educator, and…

EPISODE 196 | November 21, 2016

Caroline Seebohm and Curtice Taylor

This week on We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are joined by Caroline Seebohm and Curtice Taylor, author…

EPISODE 195 | November 14, 2016

Community Garden History in NYC with GrowNYC.org

This week on We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are joined in the studio by Gerard Lordahl, Director…

EPISODE 194 | November 7, 2016

Eight Flavors with Sarah Lohman

This week on We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are joined by Sarah Lohman, author of the…

EPISODE 193 | October 24, 2016

The Garden Awakening

On this Halloween edition of We Dig Plants, hosts Alice and Carmen are joined by Mary Reynolds, a landscape designer and author…

EPISODE 192 | October 17, 2016

Part 3: Technology & Horticulture Series: GrowIt Mobile app: Community Based Plant Identification and Gardening Information

This week on We Dig Plants, Alice and Carmen are joined by Megan Uithoven, Community Manager for GrowIt! GrowIt! is a mobile…

EPISODE 191 | October 10, 2016

part 2 – Technology & Horticulture Building Stone Walls with Natural Stone Wall Solutions

This week on We Dig Plants, Alice and Carmen are joined by Troy Guinther, founder and CEO of Natural Stone Wall Solutions….

EPISODE 190 | October 3, 2016

FarmBot

Today on We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen DeVito do their part to contribute to the “robots will…

EPISODE 189 | September 19, 2016

The Chanticleer Foundation

This week on We Dig Plants, hosts Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus Krieg are joined by William Thomas, executive director of the…

EPISODE 188 | September 12, 2016

Garden of Discovery with Alice and Carmen

On the season premiere of We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito discuss their new gardening exhibit, Garden…

EPISODE 187 | August 15, 2016

Dr. Richard T. Olsen of the U.S. National Arboretum

On the season finale of We Dig Plants, hosts Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus Krieg speak with Dr. Richard T. Olsen,…

EPISODE 186 | July 11, 2016

All the Presidents’ Gardens

This week on We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are joined by Marta McDowell, a teacher of landscape…

EPISODE 185 | June 20, 2016

Yvonne Horn On The World’s Exceptional Gardens

Author Yvonne Horn calls in to tell us about her travels to exceptional gardens around the world, from Macau to Iceland,…

EPISODE 184 | March 7, 2016

The Archangel of Ancient Trees – Cloning The Giants

This week on We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito wrap up their season on horticulture in…

EPISODE 183 | February 29, 2016

The Plants of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

On this week’s episode of We Dig Plants, host Alice Marcus Krieg welcomes guests Dr. Richard McCourt and Dr. Alfred E….

EPISODE 182 | February 22, 2016

Part 3 – America’s Horticultural Heritage – NYC Markets & Amsterdam Influences

On today’s episode of We Dig Plants we welcome Russell Shorto, an American author, historian, and journalist best known for his book on…

EPISODE 181 | February 15, 2016

President’s Day Flowers

On this President’s Day edition of We Dig Plants, hosts Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus Krieg examine the roots of…

EPISODE 180 | February 8, 2016

Prince’s Nursery Then, Queens Botanical Garden Now

In this episode of We Dig Plants, Executive Director Susan Lacerte of the Queens Botanical Garden and former Executive Director…

EPISODE 179 | February 1, 2016

Art of Moving Specimen Trees

Today on We Dig Plants, hosts Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg are talking trees… really big trees… and what…

EPISODE 178 | January 25, 2016

Planting in a Post Wild World

This week on We Dig Plants, solo host Alice Marcus Krieg is on the line with Thomas Rainer.  Thomas is…

EPISODE 177 | January 18, 2016

China: Mother of Gardens Part 3: The Peony

Tune in as Alice and Carmen wrap up their series, “China: Mother of Gardens,” discussing the beautiful peony.  Dan Furman…

EPISODE 176 | January 11, 2016

China: Mother of Gardens: Part 2 Camellias

How have native Chinese plants changed Western gardens? Continuing their focus on Eastern Asian plants, this week We Dig Plants…

EPISODE 175 | January 4, 2016

China: Mother of Gardens Part 1 of 3

How have native Chinese plants changed Western gardens? Find out on a brand new episode of We Dig Plants. Carmen &…

EPISODE 173 | December 14, 2015

Plants with Style: Kelly Norris

Kelly Norris is a 20-something, award-winning author and plantsman from Iowa and the first director of horticulture at the Greater…

EPISODE 172 | December 7, 2015

Heirloom Harvest with Amy Goldman

On two hundred acres in the Hudson Valley, Amy Goldman grows heirloom fruits and vegetables–an orchard full of apples, pears,…

EPISODE 171 | November 30, 2015

Abbie Zabar of Wave Hill

We Dig Plants is getting artsy this week as Alice and Carmen welcome Abbie Zabar to the studio for a…

EPISODE 170 | November 23, 2015

Homesteading Again

This week on We Dig Plants, Alice and Carmen are tipping their hats to the homesteaders that settled the country…

EPISODE 169 | November 16, 2015

The Visual Language of GMOs

Fruits and vegetables have changed a lot since the onset of agriculture 10,000 years ago, as generation after generation of…

EPISODE 168 | November 9, 2015

Disruptors: A New Botanic Garden Grows In Brooklyn

A small patch of land within the 58-acre Shore Road Park, Narrows Botanical Gardens was formerly an overlooked area of…

EPISODE 167 | November 2, 2015

Disrupters: Shaking up the Green Business – Emergent

This week on We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are talking green business with Brienne Gluvna…

EPISODE 166 | October 26, 2015

The Makers of Botanical Beauty

Wrapping up the series on botanical beauty, this week on We Dig Plants Alice and Carmen welcome the team behind Brooklyn…

EPISODE 165 | October 19, 2015

Guide to Botanical Products 101

Continuing with the beauty and botanical series, Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito welcome beauty expert Trae Bodge to detail…

EPISODE 164 | October 12, 2015

Dr. Hauschka Skin Care: Pioneers and Rebels

Continuing the series on the intersection between plants and beauty regimes, solo host Carmen Devito welcomes Mandi Vance from the…

EPISODE 163 | October 5, 2015

Botanical Beauty part 1 of 4: A Miscellany

This week hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are in studio talking about botanical beauty, a first installment of…

EPISODE 162 | September 28, 2015

Heaven is a Garden

Why do some gardens make us feel so wonderful, relaxed and refreshed? Using ideas based on ancient and modern practices,…

EPISODE 161 | September 21, 2015

Aquatic Plant Life with Dr. Michael Graham

Hosts Alice and Carmen welcome Dr. Michael Graham to this week’s episode of We Dig Plants.  Talking aquatic plants, like…

EPISODE 160 | September 14, 2015

Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life

We Dig Plants is back! Kicking off the new fall season with Claudia Mora of the New York Botanical Garden,…

EPISODE 159 | July 24, 2015

Chef Erica DeMane

On this special episode of We Dig Plants, hosts Carmen Devito & Alice Marcus Krieg of Groundworks Inc interview the…

EPISODE 158 |

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

On this special episode of We Dig Plants, hosts Carmen Devito & Alice Marcus Krieg of Groundworks Inc. talk to…

EPISODE 157 | March 9, 2015

Abbie Zabar and Lenore Rice

This week on We Dig Plants Alice does a solo interview with Abbie Zabar and Lenore Rice. Alice first asks…

EPISODE 156 | March 2, 2015

Cold Climate Gardening Blog

This week on We Dig Plants, hosts Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus Krieg are talking cold climate gardening, which is…

EPISODE 155 | February 23, 2015

Growing the Northeast Garden

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg are joined by Andrew Keys and Kerry Michaels,…

EPISODE 154 | February 16, 2015

Nicholas Staddon

This week on We Dig Plants Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg interview Nicholas Staddon, the director of the Monrovia…

EPISODE 153 | February 9, 2015

50 Shades of Green

Things get steamy on this week’s episode of We Dig Plants as the Groundworks Inc ladies are joined by author/publisher…

EPISODE 152 | February 2, 2015

Maria Zampini

On this cold winter day, tune in to a brand new episode of We Dig Plants!. Carmen DeVito is joined…

EPISODE 151 | January 19, 2015

Victorian Lady Painters and the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

This week on We Dig Plants, join Carmen & Alice on a virtual tour of The Royal Botanic Garden Kew’s…

EPISODE 150 | January 12, 2015

A Secret Garden and What Makes a Flower BLUE

What makes a flower blue? What is true blue? Get your brain working on a colorful episode of We Dig…

EPISODE 149 | January 5, 2015

Quakers & 4 Centuries of Horticultural Traditions

What do horticulture lovers do in the winter? Well, there are flower shows, trade shows and plenty of other reasons…

EPISODE 148 | December 23, 2014

NIV God’s Word for Gardeners Bible: Grow Your Faith While Growing Your Garden

What does God have to do with plants? Find out on the season finale of We Dig Plants! Carmen DeVito…

EPISODE 147 | December 15, 2014

The Holiday Show!

It’s the holiday show! Tune in to We Dig Plants as Carmen and Alice celebrate being done with gardening season…

EPISODE 146 | December 8, 2014

The New American Herbal & Stephen Orr

Learn about plants that are extraordinarily useful in cooking, homeopathy, and more on a brand new episode of We Dig…

EPISODE 145 | December 1, 2014

Cultivating Garden Style with Rochelle Greayer

Tune into another great episode of We Dig Plants as Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg are joined by horticulture…

EPISODE 144 | November 24, 2014

Horticultural Time Travel

Get in the Thanksgiving spirit by traveling in time on a brand new episode of We Dig Plants! Carmen DeVito…

EPISODE 143 | November 17, 2014

Plants with Benfits

Are some plants aphrodisiacs, or is that just a myth? This week on We Dig Plants, Garden expert and plant…

EPISODE 142 | November 10, 2014

Coffee for Roses

This week on We Dig Plants, solo host Alice Marcus Krieg is talking garden myths with author and radio show…

EPISODE 141 | November 3, 2014

Seed Photography with Julie Shapiro

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg are joined by Julie McIntosh Shapiro of Harvard…

EPISODE 140 | October 27, 2014

Zoo Horticulture

What it does it take to run the horticulture program at a zoo? Find out on a fascinating episode of…

EPISODE 139 | October 20, 2014

20

This week on We Dig Plants, hosts Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg are talking about the ’20 to 30…

EPISODE 138 | October 13, 2014

Foraged!

Things get fun in the studio this week on We Dig Plants as Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg are…

EPISODE 137 | October 6, 2014

The Italian Garden Project

This week on We Dig Plants, hosts Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg are talking Italy! The show opens with…

EPISODE 136 | September 29, 2014

Dr. Allan Armitage

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg are joined by writer, teacher, traveler and researcher…

EPISODE 135 | September 22, 2014

Mycology, Foraging & Wild Food

Ever want to forage for your own food? Ever wonder which mushrooms you come across in nature are safe to…

EPISODE 134 | September 15, 2014

YES, YOU CAN Grow Fruit Trees in the City!

We Dig Plants is back! Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg are once again on the airwaves to bring the…

EPISODE 133 | August 25, 2014

Garden Writers Association

On a special summer session of We Dig Plants, Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg recap the 2014 Garden Writers…

EPISODE 132 | June 3, 2014

Summer Session: Jenks Farmer

We Dig Plants is back for a special summer show! Tune in to check back in with your favorite horticultrists,…

EPISODE 131 | February 24, 2014

Roy Diblik

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen and Alice talk to Roy Diblik, author of

EPISODE 130 | February 17, 2014

Taming Wildflowers with Miriam Goldberger

Carmen Devito is getting wild with Miriam Goldberger, author of Taming Wildflowers, on this week’s edition of We Dig Plants!…

EPISODE 129 | February 10, 2014

Slow Flowers

Looking to get something special for that special someone on Valentine’s Day? Skip the roses and try some slow flowers!…

EPISODE 128 | February 3, 2014

The Hermit in the Garden

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus Krieg discuss hermitages with the author of The Hermit…

EPISODE 127 | January 27, 2014

Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life

This week on We Dig Plants, Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito talk about the gardening influences of Beatrix Potter…

EPISODE 126 | January 20, 2014

Gardening in Miniature

Learn to create your own miniature garden with Janit Calvo and her book, Gardening in Miniature! This week on We…

EPISODE 125 | January 13, 2014

Plant

Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are celebrating the 18th installment of Plant-O-Rama on this week’s edition of We Dig…

EPISODE 124 | January 6, 2014

Better Gardening Tools with Blake Schreck

What makes quality gardening tools? This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus Krieg catch up with…

EPISODE 123 | December 16, 2013

Favorite Gardening Books of 2013

On the final episode of 2013, Carmen Devito recaps We Dig Plants’ favorite gardening books of the past year! Tune…

EPISODE 122 | December 9, 2013

Gesneriads with Bruce Boyd

This week on We Dig Plants, Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are talking gesneriads with artist and Gesneriad Society…

EPISODE 121 | December 2, 2013

Todd Carr of Snug Harbor Farm

This week on We Dig Plants, Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are discussing wintry arrangements with Todd Carr of…

EPISODE 120 | November 25, 2013

Plimoth Plantation Garden

How was the first Thanksgiving actually celebrated? This week on We Dig Plants, Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are…

EPISODE 119 | November 18, 2013

How Carrots Won the Trojan War

Curious about vegetable trivia? Tune into this week’s edition of We Dig Plants to learn some interesting veggie facts from…

EPISODE 118 | November 11, 2013

The Herb Shoppe

Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are talking herbal remedies and alternative medicine with Nicole Weigl and Jacqui Daniels of…

EPISODE 117 | November 4, 2013

The Alisa & Isaac M. Sutton Collection

This week on We Dig Plants, Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are joined by botanical painting collector Isaac M….

EPISODE 116 | October 28, 2013

The Haunted Garden

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus Krieg are getting into the spirit of Halloween with…

EPISODE 115 | October 14, 2013

Bulbs with Brent Heath

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen Devito is talking autumn bulbs with Brent Heath of Brent and Becky’s Bulbs!…

EPISODE 114 | October 7, 2013

Greenwoman Magazine

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus-Krieg dig into the world of garden writing and self-publishing…

EPISODE 113 | September 30, 2013

What A Plant Knows

How do plants experience their surroundings? This week on We Dig Plants, Alice Marcus-Krieg and Carmen Devito are chatting with…

EPISODE 112 | September 23, 2013

Autumn Plants with Tim Kane

Fall is the perfect time to plant! This week on We Dig Plants, Alice Marcus-Krieg and Carmen Devito are chatting…

EPISODE 111 | September 16, 2013

Plants of the Crusades with Scott D. Appell

Culinary horticulturist Scott D. Appell returns to We Dig Plants to talk about the botanical effects of the Crusades! Alice…

EPISODE 110 | September 9, 2013

Plant Genetics with Dr. Kim Hummer

Alice Marcus-Krieg and Carmen Devito are back for their fourth season of We Dig Plants! Tune into this episode to…

EPISODE 109 | March 11, 2013

America’s Oldest Seed House

What Would You Plant as a Farmer in 1784? On the season finale of We Dig Plants, Celebrate 229 Years…

EPISODE 108 | March 4, 2013

Public vs. Private Gardening

What are the differences between public and private gardening? This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus…

EPISODE 107 | February 18, 2013

Bill Laws

What plants have shaped civilization and culture? This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen Devito chats with Bill Laws, writer,…

EPISODE 106 | February 11, 2013

Mycophiliac Eugenia Bone

We Dig Fungus! On today’s episode of We Dig Plants, Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are joined by Eugenia…

EPISODE 105 | February 4, 2013

Orchids with Dave Horak

Learn the delicate art of orchid growing on this week’s episode of We Dig Plants. Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen…

EPISODE 104 | January 28, 2013

Public Parks with Lynden Miller

Lynden Miller designs gardens for the people! This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus Krieg are…

EPISODE 103 | January 21, 2013

Joe Wolfson

Joe Wolfson brings Southern cuisine to Connecticut at Terrain! This week on We Dig Plants, Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen…

EPISODE 102 | January 14, 2013

Why Grow That When You Can Grow This?

Andrew Keys is talking about regional climates and gardening with Alice Marcus Krieg on this week’s episode of We Dig…

EPISODE 101 | January 7, 2013

James Jiler

We travel to Miami, Florida on this week’s episode of We Dig Plants! Alice Marcus-Krieg and Carmen Devito are speaking…

EPISODE 100 | December 17, 2012

The 100th Episode!

Today on We Dig Plants, hosts Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus Krieg celebrate the airing of their 100th episode! They…

EPISODE 99 | December 10, 2012

Yards with Billy Goodnick

Today on We Dig Plants, Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are talking with Billy Goodnick: gardener, musician, and author…

EPISODE 98 | December 3, 2012

Growing a Greener World with Joe Lamp’l

This week on We Dig Plants, Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are talking with Joe Lamp’l, Executive Producer and…

EPISODE 97 | November 26, 2012

Food Rescue with City Harvest

This week on We Dig Plants, Alice Marcus Krieg is once again by herself interviewing Matthew Reich, the Vice President…

EPISODE 96 | November 19, 2012

Harvest with Richard Horan

On this week’s episode of We Dig Plants, Alice Marcus Krieg is hosting by herself. Alice is talking with Richard…

EPISODE 95 | November 12, 2012

David Austin Roses with Michael Marriott

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus Krieg are joined via the telephone by Michael Marriott,…

EPISODE 94 | October 22, 2012

The Nursery Industry with Maria Zampini

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus Krieg are talking with experienced horticulturist Maria Zampini. Maria…

EPISODE 93 | October 15, 2012

Noel Kingsbury 2.0

Noel Kingsbury returns on this week’s installment of We Dig Plants! Noel is a horticulturist, garden designer, and contributor to…

EPISODE 92 | October 8, 2012

The Columbian Exchange with Scott D. Appell

Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus Krieg are talking about the Columbian Exchange on this week’s episode of We Dig Plants….

EPISODE 91 | October 1, 2012

Southern Living with Rebecca Bull Reed

Welcome to another episode of We Dig Plants! Today, Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus Kreig are joined via the phone…

EPISODE 90 | September 24, 2012

Then She Fell with Third Rail Projects

Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus Krieg are back with all new episodes of We Dig Plants! This week, Carmen and…

EPISODE 89 | March 15, 2012

Coach Mark Smallwood

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen DeVito is re-joined by Mark “Coach” Smallwood, Executive Director of Rodale Institute and…

EPISODE 88 | March 8, 2012

Blake Schreck

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen Devito talks with Blake Schreck, founder of Garden Tool Company. Carmen and Blake…

EPISODE 87 | February 23, 2012

Margaret Roach

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen DeVito sits down and chats with Margaret Roach, former editorial director of Martha…

EPISODE 86 | February 16, 2012

The Founding Gardeners

This week on We Dig Plants tune in for a transatlantic conversation with renown garden historian Andrea Wulf. Calling from…

EPISODE 85 | February 9, 2012

All About Herbs

It’s all about herbs this week on We Dig Plants. Hosts Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus-Krieg welcome writer, author, and…

EPISODE 84 | February 2, 2012

Jason Colucci

This week We Dig Plants prepares you to deal with your inevitable Super Bowl hangover with special guest Jason Colucci,…

EPISODE 83 | January 26, 2012

Susan Lacerte

This week on We Dig Plants we move away from Brooklyn and take a look at another borough: Queens. Susan…

EPISODE 82 | January 19, 2012

MANTS

This week the ladies of We Dig Plants are fresh back from MANTS. What is MANTS you ask? Tune in…

EPISODE 81 | January 5, 2012

Ft. Green Park Renovation

This week on We Dig Plants Carmen & Alice explore the history of parks in New York City with John…

EPISODE 80 | December 22, 2011

Plants Down Under

Ever wonder what makes horticulture unique “down under” in Australia? On the final installment of We Dig Plants in 2011,…

EPISODE 79 | December 15, 2011

Ethnobotany

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Kreig delve into ethno-botany with Dr. Ina Vandebroek, Ethnomedical…

EPISODE 78 | December 8, 2011

The Gowanus Canal Conservancy

This week on We Dig Plants gets down and dirty with the Gowanus Canal. Joined by Jeff Hutchinson and Erikof…

EPISODE 77 | December 1, 2011

Heavy Petal Nursery

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen & Alice are joined by Bruce Bailey, owner of Heavy Petal Nursery in…

EPISODE 76 | November 17, 2011

Mark Smallwood and The Rodale Institute

This week We Dig Plants welcomes esteemed guest Mark Smallwood, who is the Executive Director of the prestigious Rodale Institute….

EPISODE 75 | November 10, 2011

Leaf Magazine

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen & Alice are joined by Susan Cohan & Rochelle Greayer of the brand…

EPISODE 74 | November 3, 2011

All About Moss

Get read to get mossy with ladies of We Dig Plants and guest David Spain of Moss and Stone Gardens….

EPISODE 73 | October 27, 2011

Pumpkins

We Dig Plants is back!! Tune in for a special Halloween themed edition of HRN’s gardening show as Alice Marcus…

EPISODE 72 | July 31, 2011

Tomatoes

This week’s episode of We Dig Plants focuses on the tomato. Learn about its origins, applications and more as Carmen…

EPISODE 71 | July 24, 2011

Peaches

This week on We Dig Plants, the ladies of Groundworks Inc explore the properties and history of one of summer’s…

EPISODE 70 | July 17, 2011

Herbarium & NY Metropolitan Flora Project

This week’s episode of We Dig Plants sees Camen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg sitting down with Paul Harwood of…

EPISODE 69 | July 10, 2011

Weeds

Richard Mabey visits We Dig Plants this week to discuss his new book titled “Weeds”. Richard explores the vast history…

EPISODE 68 | June 26, 2011

Botanical Libraries

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EPISODE 67 | June 12, 2011

Nursery Ownership & Rural Pursuit

Tune into this week’s episode of We Dig Plants as Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg are joined by friend…

EPISODE 66 | June 5, 2011

Horticulture Magazine

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen & Alice chat with Patty Craft, the Managing Editor of Horticulture Magazine. They…

EPISODE 65 | May 23, 2011

Stephen Potenzano

What do ancient Egyptian pharisees and irrigation have in common? Find out on this weeks episode of We Dig Plants…

EPISODE 64 |

Spring Diets

Spring is in the air and flowers are beginning to bloom so why not add some to your food for…

EPISODE 63 |

Botanical Latin Part 2

This week on We Dig Plants Carmen Devito and Alice Marcus Krieg continue their linguistic exploration of botanical Latin with…

EPISODE 62 | May 1, 2011

Botanical Latin Part 1

Friend of the show Scott Appel joins Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg on this week’s episode of We Dig…

EPISODE 61 | April 17, 2011

Rice

This week on We Dig Plants we’re taken head first into a big sack of rice-related readings as Carmen and…

EPISODE 60 | April 10, 2011

Fences Make Good Neighbors!

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen & Alice are joined by friend Al Terry of Al Terry Design &…

EPISODE 59 | April 3, 2011

Indigo

This week’s focus on We Dig Plants is the indigo plant. Learn more about the plant (and color) and what…

EPISODE 58 | March 27, 2011

Organic Gardening Magazine & What to Grow in 2011

Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg are joined by Doug Hall, Senior Editor @ Organic Gardening Magazine. Doug talks about…

EPISODE 57 | March 20, 2011

Tobacco

This week’s episode of We Dig Plants explores one of the most important and misunderstood crops in the history of…

EPISODE 56 | March 13, 2011

Apple Seed & You Art What You Eat

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen & Alice are joined by Pamela Ito, Director of Children’s Education at The…

EPISODE 55 | March 6, 2011

Cotton

Cotton is the sole focus of this week’s particularly fun and educational episode of We Dig Plants. Tune in to…

EPISODE 54 | February 24, 2011

The Battery Conservancy & Piet Oudolf

EPISODE 53 | February 20, 2011

Botanical Painting

EPISODE 52 | February 13, 2011

The Language of Flowers

On a Valentine’s Day themed episode of We Dig Plants learn the language behind all the pretty flowers you give…

EPISODE 51 | February 6, 2011

The Old Stone House

This week on We Dig Plants, Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen DeVito explore the history and context behind the Old…

EPISODE 50 | January 30, 2011

Cultivating Wonder with Sharon Lovejoy

This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen & Alice are joined by Sharon Lovejoy, author of “Trowel and Error: Over…

EPISODE 49 | January 23, 2011

Noel Kingsbury

This week on We Dig Plants, Alice & Carmen are joined by garden writer, designer, blogger & revered plantsman Noel…

EPISODE 48 | January 16, 2011

Bizarre Botanicals

This week on We Dig Plants, join Alice Marcus Kreig and Carmen DeVito as they learn more about some “Bizarre…

EPISODE 47 | January 9, 2011

Holiday Plants

EPISODE 46 | December 19, 2010

Spices

With holiday cheer comes holiday spice, and Carmen DeVito & Alice Marcus Krieg are here to help you learn more…

EPISODE 45 | December 12, 2010

The Citrus Show

Moving right along in their Fruit of the Month series, Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg are joined by friend…

EPISODE 44 | December 5, 2010

Gardening Advice for the Winter

It’s almost officially winter, and Alice & Carmen are here to tell you exactly how you can pass time and…

EPISODE 43 | November 21, 2010

Hothouse Flower and the Nine Plants of Desire

This week on We Dig Plants Alice and Carmen sit down with Margot Berwin to talk about the plants most…

EPISODE 42 | November 14, 2010

The Pear Show

This week on We Dig Plants Alice and Carmen continue their Fruit Series with Pears! Joining them is guest Sarah…

EPISODE 41 | November 7, 2010

The Pecan Show

This week on We Dig Plants Carmen and Alice get nutty and speak to Duke Lane, president of the Georgia…

EPISODE 40 | October 31, 2010

Halloween: The Dark Side of Plants

This week on We Dig Plants Carmen and Alice talk about the dark side of plants and the brave and/or…

EPISODE 39 | October 24, 2010

A Chestnut(t) of a Show

This week on We Dig Plants Alice and Carmen talk about Chestnuts: the botany and beauty of peasant food. They…

EPISODE 38 | October 17, 2010

Bulb Drama

This week on We Dig Plants Alice and Carmen tackle the drama of the tulip bulb. Take a look back…

EPISODE 37 | October 3, 2010

Fruit of the Month: Apples

This week on We Dig Plants Carmen hosts the monthly fruit episode on apples. Steven Hoying of Cornell University calls…

EPISODE 36 | September 26, 2010

Plant Delights

This week on We Dig Plants Alice and Carmen speak to a mail-order “plantsman” and a fauna seeking adventurer on…

EPISODE 35 | September 19, 2010

The Three Sisters

This week on We Dig Plants Alice and Carmen discuss “The Three Sisters”: corn, beans, and squash. These crops actually…

EPISODE 34 | September 12, 2010

Jim Duggan

This week on We Dig Plants Alice and Carmen talk West Coast plants after a journey Carmen made to Venice…

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Mario DeVito

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EPISODE 32 | August 29, 2010

Unusual Veggies

This week on We Dig Plants join Carmen and Alice as they speak to Scott Apell, horticultural taxonomist, about some…

EPISODE 31 | August 22, 2010

Marty Markowitz

This week on a very special We Dig Plants Alice and Carmen sit down with Brooklyn borough president Marty Markowitz….

EPISODE 30 | August 8, 2010

Roof Garden Primer

This week on We Dig Plants Carmen and Alice sit down with architect and fellow HRN host Curtis B. Wayne…

EPISODE 29 | August 1, 2010

The History of Fertilizer

We Dig Plants is all about fertilizer this week: the good, the bad and the ugly. Carmen & Alice discuss…

EPISODE 28 | July 25, 2010

Pests

This week on We Dig Plants Carmen and Alice explore the world of INVADERS: very small plants or animal species…

EPISODE 27 | July 18, 2010

Kerry Meyer of Proven Winners

This week on We Dig Plants Alice and Carmen spoke to Kerry Meyer, a former plant breeder and now project…

EPISODE 26 | July 11, 2010

Lorraine Brooks of the Cornell University Cooperative Extension

This week on We Dig Plants Alice and Carmen sit down with Lorraine Brooks of the Cornell University Cooperative Extension….

EPISODE 25 | June 27, 2010

Good Wood with Kevin Yardley

This week on We Dig Plants Carmen and Alice discuss that omnipresent, brown, sturdy friend: wood. Kevin Yardley of Diamond…

EPISODE 24 | June 20, 2010

Landcraft Environments

Alice and Carmen spoke to Dennis Schrader of Landcraft Environments, a wholesale plant and garden source with distributors all over…

EPISODE 23 | June 13, 2010

New York Restoration Project

This week on We Dig Plants Carmen and Alice spoke with Amy Gavaris of NYRP. Amy spoke about Bette Midler’s…

EPISODE 22 | June 6, 2010

Scott Appell

This week on We Dig Plants Alice and Carmen speak to their good friend Scott Appell, a gardening master on…

EPISODE 21 | May 30, 2010

Manitoga Estate with Donna Dorian

This week on We Dig Plants Alice and Carmen speak to Donna Dorian about Russel Wright’s incredible Manitoga estate and…

EPISODE 20 | May 23, 2010

Plant Branding with White Flower Garden

Carmen & Alice talk with Barbara Pierson of White Flower Garden about plant branding and the new wave of young…

EPISODE 19 | May 16, 2010

Growing Local with Otto Keil Nursery

The subject of this week’s show is the business of local horticulture. Greg Keil talks about his wholesale flower business–a…

EPISODE 18 | May 9, 2010

A Pearl of a Garden

This week on We Dig Plants, Pearl Fryar, master of topiary and gardener of a three-acre garden in Bishopville, South…

EPISODE 17 | May 2, 2010

Great Ladies of Horticulture

Alice & Carmen talk about the historical and modern role of women in horticulture.

EPISODE 16 | April 25, 2010

Green Roofs

This week’s theme is Green Roofs.

EPISODE 15 | April 18, 2010

Contain Your Garden

Carmen & Alice talk about an important, yet overlooked, element of the garden that can reshape everything: containers!

EPISODE 14 | April 11, 2010

Oaks with Bill Logan

World famous arborist and author Bill Logan comes on the show to talk oaks.

EPISODE 13 | April 4, 2010

Annuals & Perennials

Carmen & Alice discuss the difference between annuals and perennials.

EPISODE 12 | March 28, 2010

Bob Hyland

Bob Hyland of Loomis Creek talks about the current state of affairs in horticulture in and around New York. For…

EPISODE 11 | March 21, 2010

Garden Design : How To (pencils, papers, seed catalogues and head scratching)

This week WDP discusses the various professionals in the garden design industry, what they do, and what YOU need to…

EPISODE 10 | March 14, 2010

Marching Through The Garden

Alice & Carmen talk about what to do in your garden during these March days, and Max gives a very…

EPISODE 9 | March 7, 2010

The Rose Show

This week is all about roses. Tune in and find out where the rose comes from, what it means, and…

EPISODE 8 | February 28, 2010

The Second Oldest Profession

The girls discuss gardening as a profession, its waning place in society, and the growing need for horticultural education.

EPISODE 7 | February 21, 2010

Pets In The Garden

This week Alice & Carmen share stories of adapting gardens with pets in mind.

EPISODE 6 | February 14, 2010

Valentine’s Day

Author Amy Stewart is the guest on a special Valentine’s Day themed episode of We Dig Plants

EPISODE 5 | February 7, 2010

Great Garden Books

Katherine Powis of The Horticultural Society Of New York gives some great garden book suggestions.

EPISODE 4 | January 31, 2010

Tropical Houseplants for Winter Escapes the Sequel

This week’s episode of We Dig Plants expands on last week’s topic of indoor plants by teaching you how to…

EPISODE 3 | January 24, 2010

Tropical Houseplants for Winter Escapes

Feeling down? Listen to this week’s episode of We Dig Plants to discover how indoor plants can change your mood…

EPISODE 2 | January 17, 2010

Plant Hunters

This week, the theme on We Dig Plants is plant hunters and seed banks.

EPISODE 1 | January 10, 2010

The Thistle & The Fig

On the debut episode of We Dig Plats, Carmen Devito & Alice Marcus Krieg introduce themselves and give brief histories…

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