The Sodshow, Garden Podcast

9 July, 2019
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Garden Podcast: Lee Burkhill, BBC NWT Sunshine Garden, RHS Tatton 2019

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On this weeks episode Peter Donegan chats with Lee Burkhill, alias The Garden Ninja.

Lee is the designer of The BBC North West Tonight Sunshine Garden at RHS Tatton 2019, in memory of Dianne Oxberry, a local weather presenter who sadly passed away from Ovarian cancer earlier in the year. Continue Reading →

3 July, 2019
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Garden Podcast: Rosebie Morton, The Real Flower Company

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Rosebie Morton is a sustainable English flower farmer and founder of The Real Flower Company Rosebie Morton. On todays episode of The SodShow she speaks with Peter Donegan.

Rosebie started growing traditional cut roses in a corner of her mother-in-law’s walled garden out of frustration as she couldn’t understand why most of the flowers sold by florists didn’t have the scent she remembered so fondly from her childhood. She was told by industry experts that she’d fail but The Real Flower Company is now in its 20th year and celebrating with an exhibit showing the journey from our flowers from field to vase in the main hall at the Chelsea Flower Show.  Continue Reading →

26 June, 2019
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Garden Podcast: Beth Lynch, Where The Hornbeams Grow

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Beth Lynch grew up in rural East Sussex. She read English at Cambridge and went on to complete a doctorate in seventeenth-century literature. For the next decade she worked as a lecturer, creating gardens in her spare time and ultimately training as a garden designer. She then moved unexpectedly to Switzerland, where she lived and gardened for seven years. She has recently returned to the UK. WHERE THE HORNBEAM GROWS is her first book.

The Sodshow is available every week in iTunes, sotify and all good podcast stores.  Continue Reading →

11 June, 2019
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Garden Podcast: Joe Perkins, RHS Chelsea 2019

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With thanks to CED Natural Stone today Peter Donegan chats with garden designer Joe Perkins. Joe designed Beyond the Screen, the Facebook garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019.

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5 June, 2019
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Garden Podcast: Cherry Carmen, RHS Hampton 2019

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On This Episode of The Sodshow Garden Podcast:

Cherry Carmen was a guest on The Sodshow garden podcast way back in 2016. On todays episode she’s back, over 2 episodes, to chat with Peter Donegan about her return to RHS Hampton, designing for The APL and a garden that this year will be judged.

Garden Designer Cherry Carmen returns to RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show with UK Landscape Association’s first show garden. Taking place 2nd – 7th July 2019, it will be the second consecutive year the UK based designer has been selected to work alongside and design on behalf of The Association of Professional Landscapers. Continue Reading →