The Sodshow, Garden Podcast

Garden Podcast: Miranda Janatka, Kew Gardens


On This Weeks Garden Podcast:

Miranda Janatka is a botanical horticulturist at Kew, based in the Temperate Unit of the Tropical Nursery. Working with one of the most diverse collections of plants in the world, she propagates and provides plants for scientific research as well as the display glasshouses at Kew.

On this weeks episode Peter Donegan chats with Miranda about what she is currently doing, in this case – cultivating plants to go into the Temperate House, the largest Victorian glasshouse in the world and very soon to be reopened following at £41 million restoration project.

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Peter and Miranda chat everything from how she ended up in horticulture, growing rice, her involvement in the Hardy Plant Society and of course there are a few unintentional detours along the way.

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The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a centre of internationally important botanical research and education. Set in a beautiful 326 acre garden in South West London, it is home to one of world’s most important and impressive plant collections. The Temperate House re-opens on the 5th of May 2018 and Kew has events throughout the year including behind the scene nursery tours.

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