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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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373: Pollyanna Wilkinson, RHS Hampton 2018

6/20/2018
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After a decade working in London Pollyanna nee Polly Wilksonson, graduated with distinction from the English Gardening School in 2017 and now runs her garden design practice from her studio near Hampton Court, working on gardens across Surrey and London. Her conceptual garden 'A Very Modern Problem’ at Hampton Court Flower Show will be her first show garden. On this episode of The Sodshow garden podcast, Peter Donegan speaks with Polly to find out why. And there are very many of them. The...

Duration:00:29:30

372: Jonathan Snow, RHS Chelsea 2018

6/13/2018
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Designed by Jonathan Snow, built by Stewart Landscape Construction and Sponsored by Trailfinders Ltd on this episode of The Sodshow Peter Donegan and Jonathan sit in his garden to chat just how a gentleman who has never show gardened before ended up on main avenue at the greatest flower show in the world. With huge thanks to CED Natural Stone for making the RHS Chelsea episodes possible. From where it all started, the level of detail that went into the creation and the 2 and a half years...

Duration:00:29:55

371: An Impromptu Thank You

6/12/2018
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Much thanks for listening, always X Peter Listen/ Subscribe to The Sodshow Garden Podcast in spotify, good podcast stores and The Sodshow website. Twitter: @sodshow facebook: The Sodshow instagram: sodshow Say Hi To CED Stone: web: www.cedstone.co.uk twitter: @CEDNaturalStone FB: CED.Ltd.Natural.Stone Peter Donegan: twitter: @DoneganGardens facebook: DoneganLandscaping web: www.DoneganLandscaping.com

Duration:00:09:06

370: Woburn Abbey, Garden Show 2018

6/5/2018
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Martin Towsey is the Estates Gardens Manager of The Bedford Estates, responsible for all horticultural matters on The Bedford Estates across the UK and, is also show producer of the Woburn Abbey Garden Show. On this episode of The Sodshow Peter Donegan talks with Martin and also former guest Stephen Bennett about this years remastered Woburn Abbey Garden Show taking place 23rd/ 24th June 2018, now in its 9th year. The Sodshow is available every Friday in iTunes, all good podcast stores and...

Duration:00:29:57

369: Frances Tophill, BBC Gardeners World Live

5/30/2018
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In 2016 Frances Tophill joined BBC’s Gardeners’ World presenter team having first started gardening at the age of 7 and trained at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh. Frances' first book, First Time Gardener, was published in 2015 and her 2nd book, The Container Gardener was published in April 2017. The Sodshow is available every Friday in iTunes, all good podcast stores and www.sodshow.com Together Peter Donegan and Frances chat everything from studying horticulture, presenting on...

Duration:00:29:59

368: Max Harriman

5/24/2018
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Peter Donegan chats with RHS Young Designer 2018 Finalist Max Harriman, a garden designer with Bowles and Wyer and former student of London College of Garden Design. The Sodshow is available every Friday in Spotify, all good podcast stores and The Sodshow website. Having grown up on an arable farm in Northumberland, Max established a passion for gardening from a young age. His profound fascination with the plant kingdom led Max to study Plant Biology at University where his research...

Duration:00:29:57

367: Andrew Fisher Tomlin, Part 2

5/16/2018
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Over 2 episodes Peter Donegan and Andrew Fisher Tomlin sit down together to chat just about everything you can think of. From music, being a former RHS Chelsea judge and working with Andrew Wilson and the greats to young people in horticulture, gardens that make you fall in love, not sitting still and things that get on your nerves; in a nutshell. The Sodshow is available every Friday in iTunes, all good podcast stores and www.sodshow.com Well known for the creation of gardens and parks in...

Duration:00:29:51

366: Malcolm Dickson, UK Herb Society

5/10/2018
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Peter Donegan chats with Malcom Dickson, Chairman of The Herb Society UK. All the info and show notes at www.sodshow.com The Sodshow is available every Friday in Spotify, all good podcast stores and The Sodshow website. Twitter: @sodshow facebook: The Sodshow The Herb Society UK: The Herb Society is an educational charity dedicated to encouraging the appreciation and use of herbs. It was founded in 1927 by medical herbalist, Hilda Leyel, with the aim of supporting the practice of herbal...

Duration:00:29:50

365: Andrew Fisher Tomlin

5/2/2018
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Over 2 episodes Peter Donegan and Andrew Fisher Tomlin sit down together to chat just about everything you can think of. From music, being a former RHS Chelsea judge and working with Andrew Wilson and the greats to young people in horticulture, gardens that make you fall in love, not sitting still and things that get on your nerves; in a nutshell. The Sodshow is available every Friday in iTunes, all good podcast stores and www.sodshow.com Well known for the creation of gardens and parks in...

Duration:00:29:56

364: Kati Crome, RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018

4/26/2018
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Peter Donegan chats with Kati Crome. A garden designer on the cusp of her 5th Chelsea Flower Show garden. Kati has been working as a garden designer for around 14 years. Brought up talking botanical latin by both her mother and grandparents, Kati started as a graphic designer in BBC TV before moving to Post Production Producer in TV in Soho. With marriage and children, Kati retrained as a garden designer and 2018 will see her complete her 5th Chelsea Flower Show. The Sodshow is available...

Duration:00:29:58

363: Charlie Hart, Skymeadow

4/19/2018
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Charlie Hart read Theology at Cambridge University before working in a number of roles in London. He now lives and gardens on the Essex Suffolk border with his family. On todays episode of The Sodshow Charlie talks with Peter Donegan about that journey, which has more turns than one consider possible. The Sodshow is available every Friday in Spotify, all good podcast stores and www.sodshow.com What resulted post the passing of both Charlie's parents, some ill health, anxiety and much...

Duration:00:29:59

362: Stuart Charles Towner, Chelsea Flower Show 2018

4/11/2018
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Stuart Charles Towner is a freelance multi-award winning garden designer and RHS consultant. This 2018 he will design his first garden on Main Avenue, Chelsea Flower Show 2018 - his first time to design at the prestigeous RHS event. On this episode of The Sodshow Garden Podcast Stuart and Peter Donegan chat everything from just how did you get here, nerves, never seeing a garden build being taken apart to Dolly Parton, spare time and escapism from a world of working on your lonesome for a...

Duration:00:29:40

361: Matt Keightley

4/4/2018
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Matt Keightley is an RHS Award-Winning designer; a two-times winner of an RHS Silver-Gilt Medal and the prestigious BBC People’s Award for Best in Show in 2014 & 2015 at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Matt Won three awards at the recent 2017 SGD Awards - the Judge’s Award, Planting Award and Medium Residential Garden. On this episode Matt speaks with Peter Donegan amongst other things, about The Royal Horticultural Society's garden that they selected him to design for RHS Chelsea 2018 - the...

Duration:00:29:59

330: Paul Cook, Cooks Garden Centre, RHS Tatton

8/16/2017
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Peter Donegan chats with Paul Cook of Cooks Garden Centre. Better known as Cookie or Cookie Boy, Peter and Paul met in the Floral Pavillion at RHS Tatton after former guest of The Sodhow Rob Hardy suggested we'd be a good partnership. He was not wrong. Over the course of the next 30 minutes the two plant lovers chat Cookies garden centre - one I should add that survives surprisingly so in this day and age; on plant sales. We chat Cookie who is very famed for his plant breeding specialising...

Duration:00:29:13

329: IF Oldham, Veg In The Park. Bus Stop Boulevard, RHS Tatton

8/10/2017
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Peter Donegan chats with Nikki Davies, IF Oldham and Caroline Lawson of Veg In The Park. Peter bumped into Nikki at RHS Tatton Flower Show 2017 at what was called Bus Stop Boulevard where, IF Oldham had transformed a Bus Stop into something completely, different. The Bus Stop at RHS Tatton a collaboration between IF Oldham, Real Junk Food Oldham and Oldham Community Power called Growing Oldham Feeding Ambition (it represents the Oldham Food Map) is due to be reinstalled in a school in...

Duration:00:29:06

328: Matthew Soper, Hampshire Carnivorous Plants

8/2/2017
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Peter Donegan chats with Matthew Soper of Hampshire Carnivorous Plants. A first for The Sodshow, but no ordinary first Matthew and his team have been awarded in excess of one hundred RHS gold medals including 19 consecutive Chelsea Gold medals. Take a breath and get ready for the next bit. They have also won The Witan and Anthony Huxley Awards (1998); since 2000 they have won 'Best in Show' awards at Gardening Scotland, Malvern Autumn, BBC Gardeners world live, RHS Tatton Park and the...

Duration:00:27:58

327: Toby Buckland

7/27/2017
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Peter Donegan chats with Toby Buckland. Toby Buckland has presented BBC Gardeners World, the BBC's coverage of RHS Chelsea Flower Show, The Great British Garden Revival and also on Channel 4 and ITV. He has written 5 gardening books, is a regular voice on Radio 4's BBC Gardeners Question Time, writes regularly for The Daily Telegraph and amongst many things is also the Festival Director and host of Tobys Garden Festival. He began as a grower of roses in his home county of Devon. More than...

Duration:00:29:48

326: Christopher Woodward, London Garden Museum

7/20/2017
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Peter Donegan chats with Christopher Woodward, Director of The Garden Museum, London. From Christopher's background, the history of the museum building and how it was set to be turned into a car park to atrracting garden designer Dan Pearson to design the courtyard area, the 1000 plus pieces of a somewhat changing collection featuring Charlie Dimmock, a cucumber straightener and how there is literally something there for all ages. Peter also chats with Press and Marketing Officer Nicola...

Duration:00:29:43

325: Manoj Malde, RHS Chelsea 2017

7/13/2017
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Peter Donegan chats with Manoj Malde, Silver Gilt medal winner at RHS Chelsea 2017. This was his first time to design there. It's worth noting maybe, that this interview was recorded before medals were awarded. Thoughts or comments ? @sodshow on twitter or on facebook as The Sodshow Inspired by the work of architect Luis Barragan, Beneath a Mexican Sky garden was sponsored by Inland Homes Plc. Together Peter and Manoj chat first time everything at Chelsea, finding a sponsor, being bold,...

Duration:00:28:37

324: Andrea Jones, The Garden Photography Workshop, Timber Press

7/5/2017
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Peter Donegan chats with Andrea Jones author of The Garden Photography Workshop. Thoughts or comments ? @sodshow on twitter or on facebook as The Sodshow Of Andrea her bio notes: For over twenty years Andrea Jones has built an international reputation photographing landscape architecture, gardens and plants. The latter being the subject of Andrea's critically acclaimed book "Plantworlds" (2005). More recently, she travelled throughout the USA and Canada to illustrate "Great Gardens of...

Duration:00:29:57