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Where Are We Growing

Hi friends! Welcome to Where Are We Growing! We're Nicole Larson & Brandon Bennett, and our new podcast comes from our love of plants, mental health awareness, and the crazy corner of the internet called Plant Tok. Each week we discuss a planty topic that you can listen along to and join our journey of growth! FOLLOW US : https://www.WhereAreWeGrowing.com https://www.instagram.com/wherearewegrowing

Tracks

S3E30: In Our Plant Era
Buckle up Swifties! We watched The Eras Tour Movie, and we have a LOT TO SAY. Of course we're bringing the big plant energy to our hot takes. What plant do you think best represents each TS Era??WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
63:34 10/19/23
S3E29: It's Not About the Philodendrons!
We finally tackle the plants that got our collections to where they are... philodendrons!WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
57:17 10/5/23
S3E28: Plants & Pets
How have we never done an epsiode dedicated to our pets and plants??  We give our tips and tricks on how to balance these mortal enemies.WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
50:05 9/14/23
S3E27: LIVE FROM THE TWIN CITIES, IT'S WHERE ARE WE GROWING!!
Welcome to our first live audience recorded episode! We get to chat with a bunch of our Twin Cities friends all local to Minnesota at the Twin Cities Houseplant Event! Thank you Planty Queens and Twin Spirits Distillery for hosting us.  Featured:- Lily and Maya of Planty Queens- Reagan of Dirt and Dionysus- Hannah aka Hanbrand & Tonkadale Greenhouse- Samantha aka SamanthaWithThePlants of Plant TeaWAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
66:59 8/31/23
S3E26: Brandon's Birthday Plant Banter
We have so many things to catch up on! It's been a few weeks, so you know we have lots to share with you all. It's Brandon's birthday, so we're kicking it into high gear (and trying to reel it in and bring it back to plants).WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
61:48 8/10/23
S3E25: WE NEED YOUR VOTE!!!
DO YOU WANT A NATIONAL WAWG TOUR??? Then go to the link below and vote for us! We are finalists for the Eventbrite Reconvene Accelerator Award! We could win $20,000 to go on a national tour to visit all of you! Go vote for us every day until July 25th, 2023! You can vote daily with each device on each browser... that's so many votes. https://www.eventbrite.com/l/reconvene-accelerator/WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
43:12 7/20/23
S3E24: The Real Houseplants of Minneapolis
"Just like my philodendrons,  I'm climbing to the top". Welcome to a late night WAWG. We talk plant updates, RHOBH drama, and name Brandon's fish. WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
52:03 7/13/23
S3E23: I'VE HAD IT (Plant Edition)
We've had it! This episode is based off of the I've Had It Podcast that you have most likely seen all over Tik Tok. We love to gripe, complain, and vent about a lot of things, especially plants.WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
50:39 7/5/23
S3E22: Pots Pots and More Pots
In another unhinged episode of WAWG, we talk about pots. At least for a little bit. Ceramic, terracotta, nursery, or plastic?? It's all up to you babes. Make sure to give us a five star review on Apple Podcasts, and we'll read it on air! Also if you're a Spotify listener, give us a five star review too. Just email us your review to read at wherearewegrowing@gmail.com!WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
55:40 6/29/23
S3E21: Plants & Pride!
Hi Gay! We dive into pride month and how it relates to being a plant parent (and many other topics of course). If you're looking for some queer content, this is the podcast for you. Make sure to give us a five star review on Apple Podcasts, and we'll read it on air! Also if you're a Spotify listener, give us a five star review too. Just email us your review to read at wherearewegrowing@gmail.com!WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
65:50 6/21/23
S3E20: PlantCon Day 2 with @BotanicallyBe
It's PlantCon 2023 baby! Yehaw!! We're deep in the heart of Texas with none other than Britt Parish aka @BotanicallyBe!! After spending the week with her, we get deep into all things PlantCon. Britt:WebsiteInstagramTikTokPlant Sip Vibe EventsPlantCon:WebsiteInstagramWAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
91:23 6/7/23
S3E19: Live from Texas it's PlantCon 2023!
We're reporting live from PlantCon 2023! In our first episode from Houston, we chat all about what happened the first day of the convention. From vendors to workshops and everything inbetween. We can't wait to see you there next year!WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
58:45 6/1/23
S3E18: Getting Ready for PlantCon with Kenny Nguyen
Are you ready for PlantCon 2023?? We sure are after getting to sit down with the founder of the event, Kenny Nguyen! Learn about the event and all the history behind it, as well as all the cool things they have planned in the future.If you want to attend PlantCon 2023, tickets are for sale here starting for for only $25! Make sure to come say hi to us while you're there!PlantCon:- Tickets- Event Portal- Website- InstagramHouston Plant Market:- Website- Instagram- FacebookWAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
43:18 5/10/23
S3E17: Is the Aroid Craze Dead??
We have all seen the aroid craze explode over the last few years... but have people given up on the genera? Is the aroid craze dead or is there a new plant around the corner?? We dive into this hot button issue in the plant community in this weeks episode. WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
48:05 5/3/23
TBT: Getting Mossy with @BenjiPlant
We're revisiting one of our favorite episodes with @BenjiPlant!___________________________It's the episode you've all been waiting for! The master of planty aesthetics Benji aka @BenjiPlant is here. Benji is a plant social media sensation who has quickly become one of the largest names in the space. Benji answers all your questions about his space, terrariums, moss growing mastery, and more!Benji:Tik TokInstagramYoutubeWebsiteWAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
101:01 4/12/23
S3E16: Big Box Plant Shopping
We heard y'all! We finally went on another planty adventure. In this weeks episode, we overcame our social anxiety recorded live and on-location at four different big box stores to see what plants we could find. Enjoy our commentary as we peruse the isles and try to not let the employees onto us recording in their stores. 😅Make sure to leave us a 5 star review on Spotify and Apple Podcast (write us a fun review, and we'll read it on an episode)!WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
52:38 3/29/23
S3E15: I'll Have a Maranta... Shaken Not Stirred
This week we talk about the hidden gems (and hidden horrors) of the marantacae family. From our favorites to our least, learn how to care for all types of them!WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
33:43 3/22/23
S3E14: Plant Icks
We know being a plant parent comes with lots of icks, and we get to talk about all of the things that make you get the ick. Sit back and get ready to gag because sometimes plants can be the worst. WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
36:51 3/15/23
TBT Episode: Getting Your Plants Ready for Spring
Spring has sprung for some of you (definitely not us in Minnesota)! Your plants are about to really explode with growth. In this thowback episode, we'll give you tips and tricks to make sure your plants move into spring and leave their seasonal depression behind!WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
45:28 3/8/23
S3E13: Welcome to the Ping-dom
Pinguicula! Ping! Butterwort! However you say it, we're finally breaking down these carnivorous plants. Get into the cuteness of the fungus gnat eating machines.WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
55:23 2/22/23
TBT: Getting Planty with Sonja of @PartlySunnyProjects
We're throwing it back to one of our favorite episodes we've ever recorded. We look back at where we've been growing to one year ago with our conversation with Sonja aka @partlysunnyprojects. This conversation was so impactful that we knew we had to share it again. Get ready to laugh, cry, and come out of this a better plant person. _____________________Are you ready to talk about plants, entrepreneurism, and managing your mental health?? Well this episode with Sonja from Partly Sunny Projects is already one of our favorites. Make sure you have a tissue ready because Sonja is about to make you laugh and cry. We had such a fun time getting to know more about this bad-ass business woman and Tik Tok sensation. Her no-BS attitude and heart of gold make her one of our favorite planty ladies.FOLLOW US:Sonja AKA @PartlySunnyProjectshttps://www.partlysunnyprojects.comhttps://www.instagram.com/partlysunnyprojectshttps://www.tiktok.com/@partlysunnyprojectsWAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
84:18 2/1/23
S3E12: Plant Purges.... or Therapy?
We discuss the very controversial topics of plant purges and plant bans, and boy we have a lot to say about it. We'll talk you through how they work and the pros and cons of them... and the pros of going to therapy. WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
53:26 1/25/23
S3E11: Re-p-p-p-potting!
Somehow we've gone over 50 episodes without dedicating a single one to repotting?? Seems sus. But we did it for y'all. Plus get our hot takes on the second season of White Lotus, and now you can play the Unofficial, Official WAWG Drinking Game created by Grace aka @greenplantsorangecat!Take a SHOT when: Nicole saves Brandon from getting cancelledProducer Cece (or Charlie) makes an appearanceEither Brandon or Nicole mentions taking or not taking their meds Take a SIP when:Nicole says "ping"Either Nicole or Brandon wheezesBrandon admits to breaking a lawRelatable neurodivergent quoteAnytime you hope neither of their therapists are listeningWAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
54:52 1/18/23
S3E10: Attack of the Thrips
It's all thrips today! We talk about one of the most frustrating houseplant pests there are. Nicole has been waging war with them for almost two years, and has become an expert at spotting them.... so much so that she spotted Brandon's infestation. Let's talk about it. Make sure to leave us a 5 star review on Spotify and Apple Podcast (write us a fun review, and we'll read it on an episode)!WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
41:12 1/11/23
S3E9: New Year, New Plant
Have you ever struggled finding a perfect plant for yourself or someone else? We'll give you our very jumbled guide on how to find the best one of all.Make sure to leave us a 5 star review on Spotify and Apple Podcast (write us a fun review, and we'll read it on an episode)!WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
68:07 1/4/23
S3E8: Are we.... Hoya heads now??
We have been infected... with a love of hoyas. We chat about our newest plant obsession and how it took over our lives. Make sure to leave us a 5 star review on Spotify and Apple Podcast (write us a fun review, and we'll read it on an episode)!WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
42:30 12/28/22
TBT Episode: Growing as a Neurodivergent Plant Parent
We're reaching back in the archieves and bringing back some of our favorite episodes. This episode was the second episode of season 2. We hope you enjoy going back and visiting our past episodes with us. Being neurodivergent can make life challenging, but being a plant parent it can be even harder! We talk about our neurodivergent conditions and how they affect growing plants. We talk about everything from not remembering what plants you own to letting time blindness make you spend all day doing plant stuff. Send us a DM on Instagram telling us all about how being neurodivergent affects your plants!WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
58:28 12/14/22
Episode 7: It’s WAWG’s 50th Episode Q&A!!
We answer all the pressing questions you had for us! What would be the one plant we run back into our burning house to save? Would we rather trade plant collections or give up on the hobby? What plant would Brandon’s…. Nevermind….. just listen and find out.WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
88:23 12/6/22
Episode 6: It's Winter... Are Your Plants Ready??
Today we're talking all about the horrible transition to winter, and how it affects your plants. Get ready to learn our best tips and tricks to keep your plants happy this holiday season while we struggle to stay on topic as usual! WAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
50:34 11/16/22
Episode 5: Drag Racing with the Ficus King @PVPlantGuy
You've all been waiting for it! It's the long overdue episode with David aka @PVPlantGuy. We travelled all the way down to Miami to talk all things plants with David. We dish on our tour of Plant Proper, what it's like being a plant influencer, and ask the hard hitting questions like "What's your favorite housewife?"David @PVPlantGuy:Tik TokInstaPinterestWAWG: Website Insta Nicole: Tik Tok Insta Pinterest Brandon: Tik Tok Insta Youtube Plant Shop
75:58 11/9/22