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Gardening great Peter Seabrook will be sharing all his experience and advice with you on a weekly basis. Brought to you by Sun Gardening.

Gardening great Peter Seabrook will be sharing all his experience and advice with you on a weekly basis. Brought to you by Sun Gardening.
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Gardening great Peter Seabrook will be sharing all his experience and advice with you on a weekly basis. Brought to you by Sun Gardening.

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English


Episodes

Like shelling peas?

9/11/2019
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Peter Seabrook speaks to Andrew Bird from Pro Veg, an expert on the best ways to grow garden peas, mangetout, sugar snap and the best cultivars for flavour and disease resistance. Plus Peter has news and advice on Clematis Little Lemons, Begonia Rex and lifting potatoes. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:27:49

The trouble with The Trouble With Garden Centres

9/4/2019
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Peter Seabrook is joined by John Burrows, the owner of Pro Veg seeds, to discuss their tomato trials, disease-resistant cultivars no less, as well as the 30 year history of the company. Elsewhere, Peter was less than impressed with ITV’s The Trouble with Garden Centres. There’s also advice on how to re-use your black pots and sowing lawn seed. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:24:31

Be careful with your Christmas trees

8/28/2019
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Peter Seabrook speaks to Alison Mulvaney from Mr Fothergill’s Seeds to discuss their seed trials and where the industry is going. Plus there’s advice on flagpole cherries as well as adding magnesium to tomatoes. And find out why ITV got Peter’s goat. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:28:16

Salad balls and hydroponic highways

8/21/2019
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Peter Seabrook welcomes back Paul Hansord – a man with over 40 years experience in the seed industry - to discuss the future of trade with the likes of China and India. Plus Peter has news of the UK’s first hydroponic living wall and advice on harvesting potatoes. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:25:59

Little Helpers

8/16/2019
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Peter is joined by Julian Ives of Dragonfli (http://www.dragonfli.co.uk), an expert in biological pest control. We hear how you can control your garden’s pests without resorting to chemical treatments, in some gruesome detail! Peter also tells us what we need to be getting our gardens ready for as we start to plan for winter and shares the weekly news. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:26:12

Change and competition in the industry

8/7/2019
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Peter Seabrook is joined by Chris Spanton from Vegetalis, who have specialised in breeding for pot and container growing for a decade now. Plus there’s priceless advice on your bulb purchases and news on garden centre acquisitions and additions. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:24:01

Beetroot blister and the strength of Syngenta

7/31/2019
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Peter Seabrook speaks to someone who made growing your own a global business, Paul Owen from VegTrug, about their raised beds and what crops they can grow. Plus Peter has advice on flattened stems and news on the success of Impatiens Imara and their resistance to disease. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:24:44

Conversing about cacti and a flu jab for your fruit

7/24/2019
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Peter Seabrook is joined by John Chandler from Simply Succulents to discuss everything you need to know about your cactus. And of course, succulents. In the midst of a heatwave, Peter also has advice on a flu jab for your fruit, catching caterpillars and news on iceberg lettuce robots. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:24:46

Just the tonic

7/18/2019
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Peter Seabrook speaks to Tom Nellist, creator of Uncle Tom’s Rose Tonic, one of the most popular plant foods in the trade. Plus Peter has problems with wildlife in garden (with some interesting solutions) and has advice on sowing sweet peas and building bigger bulbs. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:22:42

Red alert for blight resistance

7/10/2019
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Peter Seabrook speaks to his colleague at the Sun, Steve Bradley – a man who has written over 40 books on the subject of gardening – about his remarkable career. Plus Peter has news and advice on various forms of pest, including oak processionary moth and a plague of pollen beetles. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:23:28

Flaming June

7/4/2019
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This week our guest Is Alana Cama of the RHS. She oversees the Young School Gardener of the Year competition and we find out about how it can be the beginning of a journey in horticulture. Elsewhere, show season is still ongoing so Peter gives us another report, he also ruminates on some of the impact we can expect to see as a result of Climate Change and as usual offers some advice on how to care for your garden. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:34

New Flowers for the Garden!

6/27/2019
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Boyd Douglas Davis, CEO of the Garden Store Group joins Peter this week. Boyd offers some new plant recommendations and suggests some plants that might be overlooked due to their high maintenance reputation. Not to be left out, Peter makes some recommendations of his own, some for plants available this summer and some for next year. Listen to the end for some very useful tips! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:25:20

Floral fantasia

6/19/2019
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Peter Seabrook is joined by Sarah Squire from Squires Garden Centres to talk about the Rose Society UK, ahead of Rose Festival week, another chance to celebrate one of nature’s most beautiful flowers. Plus garden centres with pianists! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:18:00

Gardening in the Gambia

6/12/2019
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Peter Seabrook speaks to Sue Read, retired schoolteacher who now leads a gardening project in Gambia, providing basic materials for schooling and gardening for children, helping to raise their standard of living. Plus Peter has news on pest repellents, from pheromones to sparrows. And there’s advice on how and when to grow lavender. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:21:09

Home-grown fruit reducing food miles

6/5/2019
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Malcom Catlin from Marshall’s Seeds speaks to Peter Seabrook about their new strawberry Allure, as well as his vast experience in the field of horticulture. Plus Peter has news and advice on how planting and storage is reducing food miles when it comes to apples. Plus there’s Erasmus asparagus and how to use a hose. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:22:26

This is a funny season

5/29/2019
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Adam Pasco, gardening journalist and lecturer, founding editor of Gardener’s World Magazine joins Peter Seabrook to put the horticultural world to rights. Elsewhere, Peter has been speaking to a scientist about slow-release fertilisers and has insight and advice on potting composts, layering magnolias and pruning clematis. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:29:24

Where Are All The Flowers?

5/22/2019
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Peter is joined by Robert Hillier, Executive Chairman of Hillier Nurseries Ltd. Peter and Robert discuss the way that business has changed over the years, some of the notable events in it’s history and the responsibilities that come with such a large company. Elsewhere Peter gives us a report from the Chelsea Flower Show, tells us how and when to deal with weeds and explains Gene Sequencing (!) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:27:01

Oak before ash and avoiding maggoty apples

5/15/2019
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We’re just a month away BBC Gardener’s World Live in Birmingham, one of the premier events for gardening fans around the country. Peter Seabrook is joined by Bob Sweet, horticultural director at the event to discuss the floral pavilion at the NEC. Plus Peter has advice on waterproof punnets, planting tender fruits and how to control codling moth. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:27:25

Potting on and watercress smoothies

5/8/2019
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Peter Seabrook is joined by James Harper from the Watercress Company to discuss one of the UK’s most popular salads. How do you grow it and how good is it for you? Plus Peter has news of a record-breaking Easter weekend at garden centres, advice on how to move potted plants into a larger container and how you could share your garden with others. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:26:08

40 Years of Red Alert

5/2/2019
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Peter Seabrook is joined by Simon Crawford, a Seed trade expert with a lifetime of experience. Peter and Simon reminisce about their long history which includes the introduction of a tomato plant some 40 years ago and discuss the future for breeding of plants. Peter also gives an update on the news for gardeners, a what’s on guide and makes suggestions for the jobs we should be looking at doing this week. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:24:46