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Garden podcast. Borne 2011. Every Friday. Sodshow website, iTunes | good podcast stores. Hosted by Peter Donegan

Garden podcast. Borne 2011. Every Friday. Sodshow website, iTunes | good podcast stores. Hosted by Peter Donegan
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Garden podcast. Borne 2011. Every Friday. Sodshow website, iTunes | good podcast stores. Hosted by Peter Donegan

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395: Giles Heap

11/21/2018
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On todays episode Peter Donegan and Giles Heap of CED Natural Stone everything from trends in how stone in landscape design has evolved over the last 30 years, from what was (or, more to the point) what was not available, a super saturation of affordable sandstone and what the future maybe, all the way back to crazy paving, wooden sets and making your own in the 1970's. We talk Giles eventual entry into the stone industry, going on holidays with Dad, how a daughters education and a change in...

Duration:00:29:28

394: Tim Richardson, Part 2

11/14/2018
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This is part 1 of a 2 part episode - with Tim Richardson. Tim Richardson is a London-based writer, historian and critic specialising in landscape, gardens and art. He writes regularly for the Daily Telegraph and other publications including Country Life and Gardens Illustrated. He is the author of a number of books including Arcadian Friends (Bantam, 2007), Avant Gardeners (Thames & Hudson, 2008) and The New English Garden (2013). A collection of his journalism entitled You Should Have Been...

Duration:00:29:36

393: Linda Petrons, Greenfingers

11/8/2018
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Linda Petrons, better known to me as Lou, is the Director of Communications at Greenfingers. As they word it, they are a national charity dedicated to supporting children who spend time in hospices around the UK, along with their families, by creating inspiring gardens. On todays episode Peter Donegan sits with Lou to chat working with some of the UK's top garden designers, why they do what they do and just what it means to be a child or a member of their family with a photosynthetic outdoor...

Duration:00:29:37

392: Tim Richardson

10/30/2018
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This is part 1 of a 2 part episode - with Tim Richardson. Tim Richardson is a London-based writer, historian and critic specialising in landscape, gardens and art. He writes regularly for the Daily Telegraph and other publications including Country Life and Gardens Illustrated. He is the author of a number of books including Arcadian Friends (Bantam, 2007), Avant Gardeners (Thames & Hudson, 2008) and The New English Garden (2013). A collection of his journalism entitled You Should Have Been...

Duration:00:29:58

391: Will Williams

10/23/2018
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Will Williams has completed three show gardens, including at RHS Hampton Court and of his latest, at RHS Tatton Park Flower Show, he walked away with Gold and The RHS Young Designer of the Year award for 2018. On todays episode Peter Donegan sits with Will to ask all of the why's. From how he ended up in landscape design, his first show garden, real friends and mentors not just of horticulture, but of life - to what the future holds, staying in business and standing tall with the very best....

Duration:00:29:20

390: Misti Little, The Garden Path Podcast

10/18/2018
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Misti Little is an biologist and environmental consultant based out of Houston, Texas by day, and gardener, podcaster, and outdoor enthusiast when she can fit them in the other hours of the day. On todays episode, Peter Donegan also a long time fan of Misti's ramblings and conversation chats about all of the why's than invariably pop up in gardening more hours than one could shake a stick at and also exist in one day. As Misti notes it, she founded The Garden Path Podcast in 2015 to fill a...

Duration:00:29:59

389: Jo Thompson, part 2

10/10/2018
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Part 2 of 2 - Jo Thompson This episode also features Charlie Hart. At RHS Chelsea Flower Show Garden Designer Jo Thompson has won three Gold and five Silver Gilt medals. She is also a member of the RHS Gardens Committee, a Garden Advisor for RHS Rosemoor and a member of the RHS Show Gardens Selection Panel. Recorded in two parts, on todays episode Jo chats with Peter Donegan about starting in business, staying fresh, controversy and what makes a great garden. I should also add that Jo...

Duration:00:29:36

388: Jos Smit, JUB Holland

10/3/2018
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Jos Smith grows and breeds 250 acres of flower bulbs in Holland. The son of a bulb grower, on todays episode Peter Donegan and Jos chat everything from changes in chemical, fertiliser and manual labour to wild flower bulb mixes and supplying bulbs to Wimbledon, Wisley and Kew Gardens to how not just of commercial large scale planting but also in a domestic market how trends and the new generation of bulb growers are changing what remains the development of the same end product. On a slight...

Duration:00:29:42

387: Jo Thompson

9/26/2018
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Part 1 of 2 - This is a 2 part episode with and about garden designer Jo Thompson in conversation with Peter Donegan. Part 2 airs 11 October 2018 and will appear here. The Sodshow is available every Friday in iTunes, all good podcast stores and www.sodshow.com Should medals or just consistenly classic gardens at RHS Chelsea Flower Show be your thing, Garden Designer Jo Thompson has won and built far more than you could shake a stick at. And when The Debbie Harry poster of the horticulture...

Duration:00:29:59

386: Tom Hill

9/20/2018
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Tom Hill is a talented Garden Designer who prides himself in creating beautiful external spaces for private and commercial clients across the UK. On this episode of The Sodshow Garden Podcast he chats with Peter Donegan about starting age 19, life as a designer and contractor and a first and quite innovation step into show gardens. The Sodshow is available every Friday in iTunes, all good podcast stores and www.sodshow.com Tom designs and builds all of his projects providing a real ‘hands...

Duration:00:29:53

385: Con Traas, The Apple Farm

9/12/2018
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Con Traas is an apple farmer with a difference. Based just in Cahir, Co. Tipperary just outside Clonmel, he is the son of an apple farmers son again, with a difference. On this episode of The Sodshow Garden Podcast Con and Peter Donegan sit in a field to talk, on 2 tree stumps to chat just that. From cider, lemonade and vinegar making to pruning, good husbandry and the future bearing in mind one section of apple trees was removed to make way for wildlife habitat. The list is pretty much...

Duration:00:29:49

384: Lee Connelly, Skinny Jean Gardener

9/5/2018
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Lee Connelly first appeared on The Sodshow December 2016\. From that interview a rebirth was given to that stage name and, almost 2 years later Peter Donegan and Lee meet up to chat just why, what happened since and where the future lies for horticulture media and what needs to be done to change it, for the future. There's obviously a little bit more to it than that. Subscribe to The Sodshow in iTunes, all good podcast stores and via www.sodshow.com The interview was recorded at The...

Duration:00:29:59

383: The Landscape Show 2018

8/29/2018
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The Landscape Show takes place Tuesday 18th & Wednesday 19th September 2018 - Battersea Park, London. Further information and tickets: The Landscape Show: web: www.landscapeshow.co.uk twitter: @landscapeevent insta: landscape.show

Duration:00:29:59

382: Naomi Ferrett Cohen

8/22/2018
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Naomi Ferrett-Cohen is a Sussex based landscape and garden designer whose life-long love of the outdoors and gardening inspires her creativity. She recently won a Silver-Gilt medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for the design of the A Life Without Walls garden and she regularly contributes on other show gardens around the UK. Today, Naomi chats with Peter Donegan about this and so much more. With thanks to Giles and the team at CED Natural Stone for making the RHS Chelsea episodes possible....

Duration:00:29:57

381: Maddy Harland, Permaculture, Part 2

8/15/2018
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Maddy Harland is the co-founder of Permaculture Magazine International (1992) and book publishing company Permanent Publications (over 80 books inc. former guest Charles’ Dowding and Stephanie Hafftery’s Award winning, No Dig Home and Garden, 1990). In 1995 Maddy helped set up The Sustainability Centre in Hampshire, a former Naval base and now a thriving educational centre and is the author of The Song of the Earth, Fertile Edges and the Biotime Log (August 2018). Over 2 episodes, Maddy...

Duration:00:29:46

380: Ascot Garden Show, 2018

8/8/2018
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Early 2018 Stephen Bennett was a guest on The Sodshow. Stephen had, he told Peter Donegan, started a new journey working alongside Royal Ascot. Better famed for their race meetings a new garden show was about to give birth and the voices you hear are just 20 of the growers, nurserys, designers and trades that were there over that weekend. If I'm honest, I ddn't have to do this but I've personally felt the pinch and the knock on effect of 2018's adverse weather and it's important if only to...

Duration:00:29:59

379: Maddy Harland, Permaculture

8/1/2018
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Maddy Harland is the co-founder of Permaculture Magazine International (1992) and book publishing company Permanent Publications (over 80 books inc. former guest Charles’ Dowding and Stephanie Hafftery’s Award winning, No Dig Home and Garden, 1990). In 1995 Maddy helped set up The Sustainability Centre in Hampshire, a former Naval base and now a thriving educational centre and is the author of The Song of the Earth, Fertile Edges and the Biotime Log (August 2018). Over 2 episodes, Maddy...

Duration:00:29:57

378: Butter Wakefield

7/25/2018
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Butter Wakefield is at this stage, well known to me. It's pretty hard if I'm quite honest not to notice her work and when elegance, style and a class attention to detail meet with the highest standard of garden furntiture in Gaze Burvill to create a garden (nee display, but officially called a trade stand) on Main Avenue Chelsea 2018 for their 25th Anniversary year at the prestigeous Chelsea Flower Show, you know you are going to get something really special. With thanks to the team at CED...

Duration:00:29:55

377: Alec White, Primrose Hall Peonies

7/18/2018
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Alec White formerly worked in a garden centre, studied law, became a barrister and, for the last 12 years has grown Peonies and since then has exhibited in the floral pavillion at RHS Chelsea. On todays episode Peter Donegan chats the beast from the east, how did that pasion end becoming the living income, Bronwynne Britt and how we came to chat with each other in the first place and the dream of living the horticultural dream (?) and staying in business. With thanks to Catherine and the...

Duration:00:29:30

376: Claudia de Yong

7/11/2018
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Peter Donegan sits with Claudia de Yong to chat everything from the lonely life of a garden designer and landscaping your garden, the highs and the unseens of show gardening to where it all began and why a person who is nervous at times of speaking about oneself ended up chatting with Peter in the first place. The Sodshow is available every Friday in iTunes, all good podcast stores and www.sodshow.com Claudia de Yong’s late father Neville Labovitch, was one of the greatest impresarios of...

Duration:00:29:59