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Garden Podcast: David Richardson, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, The Sodshow


On This Episode of the Garden Podcast:

David Richardson at the Rome War Cemetery

On this weeks garden podcast Peter Donegan chats with David Richardson, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. 

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David Richardson grew up in Dungannon, Co Tyrone and is Director of Horticulture at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. With a global workforce of over 850 gardeners and sites in all corners of the world, David leads the horticultural profession for the organisation.

In conversation Peter and David chat everything from remembrance and respect, differing sites globally, Edwin Lutyens and consideration for historic designs to modern day maintenance and just how places and spaces to remember the great fallen are so very well cared for. Of note, The CWGC cemeteries, burial plots and memorials are a lasting tribute to those who died in some 154 countries across the world.

My thanks to David and the team at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Show Links:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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