The Sodshow

Irelands Best Podcast 2012 and 2013 and Only Garden Radio Show. With love from Greensax.ie – every Friday @ 3pm

30 August, 2013
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The Sodshow Meets Jane Powers, Ruth & Simon Kenny and Ella Donegan

The SodShow, Dublin’s only garden radio show. Live every Friday @ 3pm – or after tea-time in podcast

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The Sodshow is jam-packed this week with a flurry of different voices. First we hear from Jane Powers who is on Kilcoole Beach in Wicklow exploring the specilised plant species found there.We then head to Kildare and get an update from Simon and Ruth on their adventures in their pollytunnel. To finish, we  head to a back garden in Dublin as Peter Donegan and his adorable daughter Ella who are out in the garden picking apples. All that and so much more on Ireland’s best garden radio show.

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Nota Bené: Jane has asked that we note, the Apiaceae family has around 3000 members. This the photo Jane took of the Sea Holly.

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16 August, 2013
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The Sodshow Discusses ‘Young People’ and Gardening

The SodShow, Ireland’s Best Podcast 2012 and Only Garden Radio Show. Live every Friday @ 3pm – or after tea-time in podcast
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Is gardening cool enough for children to be interested in? Does it have the pull to attract younger audiences to get involved with it? This is a subject that has been hotly debated in the celebrity garden circle, so this week Peter Donegan talks to childrens, teens and younger than himself to find out what they really think about gardening.

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2 August, 2013
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The Sodshow Meets Hans Visser, Biodiversity Officer with Fingal County Council

The SodShow, Dublin’s only garden radio show. Live every Friday @ 3pm – or after tea-time in podcast
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This week Peter Donegan talks to Hans Visser, Biodiversity Officer with Fingal County Council. Hans explains what biodiversity is and what it means to us in our daily lives. He also shares some of the projects Fingal County Council have been involved with including bringing goats to Howth Hill!

This week is also the return of Sunday Times garden correspondent, author and downright lovely Jane Powers to The Sodshow. Today Jane talks about an extremely attractive perennial plant, Eryngium giganteum, more commonly known as Miss Willmott’s ghost.

The Sodshow, Irelands only garden radio show and Best Podcast 2012 and is brought to you with thanks to by the very lovely Greensax.ie

 

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19 July, 2013
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The Sodshow Meets Gerry Daly

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This week Peter Donegan talks to one of the best know people in horticulture in Ireland, Gerry Daly. Gerry has been the editor of The Irish Garden magazine since 1991 and has also established the sister company to the magazine Garden.ie. Gerry shares his thoughts and insight on an industry he has been at the helm since the early 80’s.

This week we also head back to to Kildare and hear from David Corscadden who talks about the great sunshine we have at the moment and the work it is creating for gardeners. He also tells us about a recent trip to the Botanic Gardens and his search for garden inspiration. All that, so much only on Ireland’s only [and award winning] garden radio show, The Sodshow.

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12 July, 2013
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The Sodshow Meets Graham Hall of The Federation of Irish Beekeepers’ Associations

The SodShow, Dublin’s only garden radio show. Live every Friday @ 3pm – or after tea-time in podcast
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This week the Sodshow is a hive of activity as we travel around the country learning about bees and worms. In Dublin Peter Donegan talks to Graham Hall of The Federation of Irish Beekeepers’ Associations all about bees. This marks the four year anniversary of  the first time Peter sat down with the ever jolly Graham to learn from his vast knowledge of bees.

This week we also travel down to Cork where Belle Norman (aka Limmster) is out and about enjoying the sun and telling us all about her new wormery. We also find ourselves down a garden in Kildare as we hear from David Corscadden. He too is out in the sun and shares some top plants to attract bees into your own garden. All that, so much only on Ireland’s only [and award winning] garden radio show, The Sodshow.

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