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Join Tamsin Westhorpe in her conversational podcast, ‘Fresh from the Pod’; Listen to find out about the lives of celebrity gardeners, environmentalists, conservationists and dedicated plant enthusiasts. Brought to you by Candide! Whether you are a beginner or expert, Candide is an indispensable tool which helps you identify, buy and care for plants as well as buy tickets to some of our most treasured gardens. Check out the website candidegardening.com or just download the app. You’ll wonder how you ever gardened without it!

Join Tamsin Westhorpe in her conversational podcast, ‘Fresh from the Pod’; Listen to find out about the lives of celebrity gardeners, environmentalists, conservationists and dedicated plant enthusiasts. Brought to you by Candide! Whether you are a beginner or expert, Candide is an indispensable tool which helps you identify, buy and care for plants as well as buy tickets to some of our most treasured gardens. Check out the website candidegardening.com or just download the app. You’ll wonder how you ever gardened without it!

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United Kingdom

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Join Tamsin Westhorpe in her conversational podcast, ‘Fresh from the Pod’; Listen to find out about the lives of celebrity gardeners, environmentalists, conservationists and dedicated plant enthusiasts. Brought to you by Candide! Whether you are a beginner or expert, Candide is an indispensable tool which helps you identify, buy and care for plants as well as buy tickets to some of our most treasured gardens. Check out the website candidegardening.com or just download the app. You’ll wonder how you ever gardened without it!

Twitter:

@CandideUK

Language:

English


Episodes

Tom Hart Dyke - Plant Hunter

5/6/2021
This week we have the dramatic story of plant hunter Tom Hart Dyke, who headed off into the Columbian jungle with his companion, Paul Winder, in the year 2000, where they were kidnapped, held hostage for 9 months and given up for dead. During Tom's ordeal, he began plans for a garden that would contain plants from around the globe planted in their respective continents of origin. On his return, he did just that, at his family home of Lullingstone Castle, where he also showcases his passion...

Duration:00:45:40

44 - Lee Burkhill (Garden Ninja)

4/22/2021
Altruistic garden designer, Lee Burkhill, favourably known as the Garden Ninja, gives insight on why he's so generous with his gardening knowledge, the importance of turning your garden into an extension of your house and shares what he's been up to on his uplifting YouTube channel. Fresh from the Pod is brought to you by Candide Candide helps people break new ground in the garden. Whether you are a beginner or expert, Candide is the tool to help you identify, buy and care for plants as...

Duration:00:46:38

43 - Rosaline Nutsugah

4/10/2021
This week Candide flies you to Accra in Ghana to meet Rosaline Nutsugah, who has opened a brand new garden centre during lockdown! This fabulous story focuses on the health, climate and environmental benefits of gardening, which propelled Roseline into this new, ambitious career. Tamsin and Roseline met through the My Real Garden project by Ann-Marie Powell, which started online during lockdown and now an incredible book, celebrating the power of plants and the wonderful people that grow...

Duration:00:46:44

42 - Weather with Laura Tobin

3/25/2021
Weather is a key part of everything we do as gardeners, so this week, Tamsin talks with meteorologist and weather presenter Laura Tobin. Together they talk about the changing weather, how it affects us as gardeners and how she found herself in this rare, early morning career, taking complicated science and making it easy for us all to understand. Fresh from the Pod is brought to you by Candide Candide helps people break new ground in the garden. Whether you are a beginner or expert,...

Duration:00:43:53

41 - Tony Le-Britton

3/11/2021
Like many of us, self-employed hair and beauty advertising photographer to the stars, Tony Le-Britton turned his attention to tropical plants during lockdown but on a breathtaking scale. Tony is a tropical plant obsessive who has cultivated a lucrative side business selling nodes and leaves worth up to £12,000! Will he ever return to his former career? Tamsin finds out! See the scale of his home takeover on Instagram @notanotherjungle Fresh from the Pod is brought to you by Candide!...

Duration:00:47:28

40 - Reg Moule and Jonathan Ray

2/25/2021
Keen to find out why more of us are tuning into the radio for comfort and information? Tamsin speaks to Reg and Jonathan, the Morecambe and Wise of BBC radio for gardening listeners. They discuss their unique relationship on-air and how their long-running Q&A show encourages people to garden. Join Tamsin next Friday via Candide Gardening Twitter for Q&A on the podcast! Fresh from the Pod is brought to you by Candide! Whether you are a beginner or expert, Candide is an indispensable tool...

Duration:00:46:46

39 - Anna Greenland

2/11/2021
Anna Greenland has grown fruit and vegetables for the likes of Raymond Blanc, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Tom Aikens and Jamie Oliver, and is at the heart of the organic growing movement. In this episode of Fresh from the Pod, she talks with Tamsin about her early life in Cornwall and how it inspired a surprising and wholesome career change to fully embrace growing organic produce! Join Tamsin next Friday via Candide Gardening Twitter for Q&A on the podcast! Fresh from the Pod is brought...

Duration:00:46:29

38 - Arthur Parkinson

2/3/2021
Arthur Parkinson, the nations young, blooming, initiative driven horticulturist, divulges how he's been inspired by women in horticulture, his career with Sarah Raven, his love of hens and how to mitigate rat crisis in the coop! Also, he discusses how there are so many young people desperate to get into horticulture. Yet, there are so many more inspirational lecturers needed to inspire the next generation into flourishing in the sector. Join Tamsin this Friday via Candide Gardening Twitter...

Duration:00:40:00

37 - Rekha Mistry

1/14/2021
This week Tamsin chats to the wonderful garden and food writer Rekha Mistry. Join Tamsin Westhorpe in her conversational podcast, ‘Fresh from the Pod’; Listen to find out about the lives of celebrity gardeners, environmentalists, conservationists and dedicated plant enthusiasts. Fresh From the Pod is brought to you by Candide, the free app for horticultural and plant enthusiasts alike. Join Candide to be part of an informative and inspirational gardening community, connecting gardeners to...

Duration:00:43:30

36 - Best of 2020

12/31/2020
Tamsin would like to share her favourite 10 snippets from this past year with you all, reliving her conversations with the likes o Matt Biggs, Dr Amir Khan and Jekka McVicar plus 7 others. Join Tamsin Westhorpe in her conversational podcast, ‘Fresh from the Pod’; Listen to find out about the lives of celebrity gardeners, environmentalists, conservationists and dedicated plant enthusiasts. Fresh From the Pod is brought to you by Candide, the free app for horticultural and plant enthusiasts...

Duration:00:31:33

35 - Alan Titchmarsh

12/17/2020
In this Christmas Special Tamsin speaks with Alan Titchmarsh. They talk about everything, from the start of his career, the importance of making gardening accessible to his work with Nelson Mandela! Join Tamsin Westhorpe in her conversational podcast, ‘Fresh from the Pod’; Listen to find out about the lives of celebrity gardeners, environmentalists, conservationists and dedicated plant enthusiasts. Fresh From the Pod is brought to you by Candide, the free app for horticultural and plant...

Duration:00:45:49

34 - Roy Lancaster

12/3/2020
Roy Lancaster is the ultimate plantsman, He has travelled the world in search of plants, and one of the worlds most decorated horticulturalists. Join Tamsin Westhorpe in her conversational podcast, ‘Fresh from the Pod’; Listen to find out about the lives of celebrity gardeners, environmentalists, conservationists and dedicated plant enthusiasts. Fresh From the Pod is brought to you by Candide, the free app for horticultural and plant enthusiasts alike. Join Candide to be part of an...

Duration:00:45:49

33 - Adam Frost

11/19/2020
Garden Designer Adam Frost, sits down to chat with Tamsin about lockdown, Chelsea Flower Show and his time on BBC Gardener's World. Join Tamsin Westhorpe in her conversational podcast, ‘Fresh from the Pod’; Listen to find out about the lives of celebrity gardeners, environmentalists, conservationists and dedicated plant enthusiasts. Fresh From the Pod is brought to you by Candide, the free app for horticultural and plant enthusiasts alike. Join Candide to be part of an informative and...

Duration:00:46:17

32 - Pippa Greenwood

11/5/2020
This plant pest and disease filled episode of Fresh From the Pod, is with the Horticultural Manager for the Horticultural Trade Association Pippa Greenwood. Join Tamsin Westhorpe in her conversational podcast, ‘Fresh from the Pod’; Listen to find out about the lives of celebrity gardeners, environmentalists, conservationists and dedicated plant enthusiasts. Fresh From the Pod is brought to you by Candide, the free app for horticultural and plant enthusiasts alike. Join Candide to be part...

Duration:00:46:03

31 - Dr Olivia Chapple

10/22/2020
In this emotional and moving episode of Fresh from the Pod, Dr Olivia Chapple talks about how Horatio's Garden has brought the joy and pleasures of gardens to patients with spinal injuries, enhancing the clinical care they receive and enabling escape from the confines of their situation. Join Tamsin Westhorpe in her conversational podcast, ‘Fresh from the Pod’; Listen to find out about the lives of celebrity gardeners, environmentalists, conservationists and dedicated plant...

Duration:00:44:41

30 - Mark Diacono

10/8/2020
Food writer & photographer Mark Diacono joins Tamsin to chat about his family, books and what you can do when you have several overly large quinces. Join Tamsin Westhorpe in her conversational podcast, ‘Fresh from the Pod’; Listen to find out about the lives of celebrity gardeners, environmentalists, conservationists and dedicated plant enthusiasts. Fresh From the Pod is brought to you by Candide, the free app for horticultural and plant enthusiasts alike. Join Candide to be part of an...

Duration:00:45:06

29 - Christine Walkden

9/24/2020
Northern plantswoman, Christine Walkden, well known for making people laugh and cry about plants, talks with Tamsin about her golden TV antics on Gardens from Above, the vast horticultural family she's accumulated and her memorable experiences of teaching students in horticulture. Join Tamsin Westhorpe in her conversational podcast, ‘Fresh from the Pod’; Listen to find out about the lives of celebrity gardeners, environmentalists, conservationists and dedicated plant enthusiasts. Fresh...

Duration:00:51:51

28 - Carol Klein

9/8/2020
Tamsin chats with gardening legend Carol Klein discussing her lockdown projects, illustrious gardening career and the Malvern Plant & Garden Fair on the 12th and 13th September 2020. Join Tamsin Westhorpe in her conversational podcast, ‘Fresh from the Pod’; Listen to find out about the lives of celebrity gardeners, environmentalists, conservationists and dedicated plant enthusiasts. Fresh From the Pod is brought to you by Candide, the free app for horticultural and plant enthusiasts alike....

Duration:00:45:36

27 - Rosie Irving

8/27/2020
In this episode Tamsin talks to the very experienced horticultural TV producer, Rosie Irving. Rosie tells us about all the programmes she's worked on and how some of the programmes such as Gardeners World, Garden Rescue, Glorious Gardens from Above and Love Your Garden travel from idea to production (disclosing some of the hitches along the way!). Tamsin Westhorpe, a Judge at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, hosts her brand new podcast, ‘Fresh from the Pod’. Listen to conversations with celebrity...

Duration:00:43:05

26 - Chris Collins

8/13/2020
Chris Collins, the well-loved 'gardening geezer', describes his gardening adventures and how he has curated a horticultural CV to die for. From entry through apprenticeship he progressed into a career at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and Westminster Abbey, before becoming a well-loved TV personality for the BBC. He's now an ambassador for gardeners to positively contribute to the environment in his current position as Head of Horticulture at Garden Organic. He's never happier than when...

Duration:00:48:00