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Discover gardening inspiration and advice from your favourite gardening experts with the BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine team. Join Monty Don, Alan Titchmarsh, Adam Frost, Frances Tophill, Arit Anderson and others to garden for wildlife and wellness, sow and grow flourishing flowers, immerse in the benefits of nature, get the most from your vegetable plot, successfully use colour in the garden, enjoy the beauty of house plants and much, much more. With Sowalongs and Tea Break Tutorials too, we have your gardening needs covered. This month in the BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine podcast - tour a King’s garden with Alan Titchmarsh, enjoy Bridgerton’s floral feasts, visit Griff Rhys-Jones’ formal garden, learn how Adam Frost designs a show garden, create sensational summer borders, peak behind the scenes at the Chelsea Flower Show and discover an award-winning coastal garden. Additionally, you can find advice, chat and information for allotment growing, grow your own flowers, outdoor living, garden design, organic and sustainable ways to tackle pests and solve problems, growing from seed, caring for plants, looking after roses, pruning tips, thrifty/money saving ideas, plant-based eating, preserving and pickling, spending time in nature, winter evergreens, greenhouse knowhow, favourite garden plants, container planting, raised beds, marking a garden look good year round, small garden and tiny spaces, patio gardening, window boxes, supporting urban birds and wildlife, lawn care, hedgerow help, green roofs, biodiversity, benefits of trees, compost and soil health, rewilding, gardening for mental health and wellbeing, gardening for health and fitness, hospital gardens, gardens for healing, green spaces for reflection, plants and trees to aid poor air pollution, taking cuttings, propagating, pruning, plants for free, succeeding with roses, growing soft fruit, tackling weeds organically, growing herbs, planting shrubs, taking hardwood cuttings, caring for houseplants, plants for all seasons, trees for spring blossom, fruit trees, climbing roses, flowering shrubs, coastal gardens, making a show garden, behind the scenes at Chelsea, gardening for time-poor gardeners, allotment life, decoding nature’s secrets, companion planting, the healing power of gardens, gardening with trees, gardening with cancer, downsizing a garden, making a new garden, battling slugs and snails, no mow May, spring bulbs, growing sweet peas, sunflowers, cosmos, nasturtiums, tomatoes, beetroot, dahlias, foxgloves, carrots, parsley, onions, shallots, garlic, cucumbers, chillies, potatoes, beans, French beans and runner beans, cabbage, kale, broccoli, pumpkins, squash, courgettes, spinach, chard, leafy veg, parsnips, strawflowers, Verbascum, basil, echium, rocket, zinnia, camellia, tasty soft fruit, successful wisteria, superfoods, tropical gardens, community gardens, Great Dixter, Knepp. With James Alexander Sinclair, Nick Bailey, Errol Reuben Fernandes, Terry Walton, Rachel de Thame, David Hurrion, Sheila Das, Caroline Quentin, Deliciously Ella, Tristan Gooley, Plant Kween, Nancy Birtwhistle, Matt Biggs, Tom Allen, Ashely Edwards, Joe Lycett, Spicy Moustache, Patrick Gale, Georgina Yates, Griff Rhys Jones, Kate Bradbury, Rekha Mistry, Rich Heathcote, Marchelle Farrell, Tayshan Hayden-Smith, Advolly Richmond, Fergus Garrett, Alistair Griffiths, David Hedges-Gower, John Little, Cel Robertson, Ken Thompson, Charlie Harper, Suzi Turner, Moly Fierheller, Rukmini Iyer, Jamie Johnson, Ingrid Chiu, Ray Mears, Sarah Gerrard-Jones, Jason Williams, Sue Kent, Tom Brown, Sarah Price, Liz Schofield, Kevin Smith, Cat Mansley, Adam Duxbury, Emma Crawforth.

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United States

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Discover gardening inspiration and advice from your favourite gardening experts with the BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine team. Join Monty Don, Alan Titchmarsh, Adam Frost, Frances Tophill, Arit Anderson and others to garden for wildlife and wellness, sow and grow flourishing flowers, immerse in the benefits of nature, get the most from your vegetable plot, successfully use colour in the garden, enjoy the beauty of house plants and much, much more. With Sowalongs and Tea Break Tutorials too, we have your gardening needs covered. This month in the BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine podcast - tour a King’s garden with Alan Titchmarsh, enjoy Bridgerton’s floral feasts, visit Griff Rhys-Jones’ formal garden, learn how Adam Frost designs a show garden, create sensational summer borders, peak behind the scenes at the Chelsea Flower Show and discover an award-winning coastal garden. Additionally, you can find advice, chat and information for allotment growing, grow your own flowers, outdoor living, garden design, organic and sustainable ways to tackle pests and solve problems, growing from seed, caring for plants, looking after roses, pruning tips, thrifty/money saving ideas, plant-based eating, preserving and pickling, spending time in nature, winter evergreens, greenhouse knowhow, favourite garden plants, container planting, raised beds, marking a garden look good year round, small garden and tiny spaces, patio gardening, window boxes, supporting urban birds and wildlife, lawn care, hedgerow help, green roofs, biodiversity, benefits of trees, compost and soil health, rewilding, gardening for mental health and wellbeing, gardening for health and fitness, hospital gardens, gardens for healing, green spaces for reflection, plants and trees to aid poor air pollution, taking cuttings, propagating, pruning, plants for free, succeeding with roses, growing soft fruit, tackling weeds organically, growing herbs, planting shrubs, taking hardwood cuttings, caring for houseplants, plants for all seasons, trees for spring blossom, fruit trees, climbing roses, flowering shrubs, coastal gardens, making a show garden, behind the scenes at Chelsea, gardening for time-poor gardeners, allotment life, decoding nature’s secrets, companion planting, the healing power of gardens, gardening with trees, gardening with cancer, downsizing a garden, making a new garden, battling slugs and snails, no mow May, spring bulbs, growing sweet peas, sunflowers, cosmos, nasturtiums, tomatoes, beetroot, dahlias, foxgloves, carrots, parsley, onions, shallots, garlic, cucumbers, chillies, potatoes, beans, French beans and runner beans, cabbage, kale, broccoli, pumpkins, squash, courgettes, spinach, chard, leafy veg, parsnips, strawflowers, Verbascum, basil, echium, rocket, zinnia, camellia, tasty soft fruit, successful wisteria, superfoods, tropical gardens, community gardens, Great Dixter, Knepp. With James Alexander Sinclair, Nick Bailey, Errol Reuben Fernandes, Terry Walton, Rachel de Thame, David Hurrion, Sheila Das, Caroline Quentin, Deliciously Ella, Tristan Gooley, Plant Kween, Nancy Birtwhistle, Matt Biggs, Tom Allen, Ashely Edwards, Joe Lycett, Spicy Moustache, Patrick Gale, Georgina Yates, Griff Rhys Jones, Kate Bradbury, Rekha Mistry, Rich Heathcote, Marchelle Farrell, Tayshan Hayden-Smith, Advolly Richmond, Fergus Garrett, Alistair Griffiths, David Hedges-Gower, John Little, Cel Robertson, Ken Thompson, Charlie Harper, Suzi Turner, Moly Fierheller, Rukmini Iyer, Jamie Johnson, Ingrid Chiu, Ray Mears, Sarah Gerrard-Jones, Jason Williams, Sue Kent, Tom Brown, Sarah Price, Liz Schofield, Kevin Smith, Cat Mansley, Adam Duxbury, Emma Crawforth.

Language:

English


Episodes
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Gardening to build relationships with Adam Frost

7/22/2024
Gardening is well known for having a positive effect on both mental and physical health. It’s also a fantastic activity for bringing people together, helping to strengthen bonds within families, for example, from gardening with children to unifying a marriage or multi-generational relationship by sowing and growing side by side or using gardening to take time out. Join Adam Frost as he talks about how gardening has helped many relationships in his life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:43:36

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Sowalong - Coriander with Adam Duxbury

7/19/2024
Coriander is a fabulous herb to grow this time of year. With delicious leaves to eat, as well as the dried seeds after flowering, coriander has many health benefits too. Discover how to grow this versatile plant with BBC Gardeners' World Magazine's Adam Duxbury. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:09:25

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House plants that love you back with Plant Kween

7/17/2024
Plant Kween's Brooklyn apartment is filled with over 200 house plants, and they’ve found a way to make caring for these plants therapeutic rather than a chore. Plant Kween reveals the secrets of their lush indoor plant oasis, some of the challenges they have faced and why it's so important that people from diverse backgrounds are represented in the horticultural community. Plus, they share their top indoor gardening tips, and the best house plants for beginners. And they debunk the myth that some people are naturally good or bad at growing house plants. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:40:06

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Decoding nature's secret signs with Tristan Gooley

7/15/2024
Hate getting lost in the great outdoors? Then meet Tristan Gooley, the Natural Navigator. Adventurer Tristan is a world-renowned expert in the art of ‘reading’ trees, plants and more – looking at tiny details that, once you see them, are staring you right in the face. And, one day, they may even save your life, guiding you home to safety. Join us as we chat trees, navigation, adventures and – of course – gardens. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:42:48

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Sowalong - Forget Me Nots with Kiya Ferraro

7/12/2024
Find out how Jane Austin's Pride and Prejudice encouraged Gardeners' World Magazine's Kiya Ferraro to sow Forget-me-nots as she encourages everyone to sow these flowers for a 'pretty ish kind of little wilderness.' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:06:40

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Plant-based eating with Deliciously Ella Mills

7/10/2024
We all know that eating fruit and veg is good for us. But how much impact can switching to a more plant-based diet really have on our health? Do plants have the power to keep us healthy and even cure ailments. Ella Mills, founder of Deliciously Ella, experienced for herself the dramatic difference a plant-based diet can make, and has since been on a mission to make it easier for the rest of us to eat more plants. Find out how we can all use plants, whether homegrown or shop-bought, to boost our health. Plus she shares quick and easy ways to squeeze more plants into meals, and make it easier for us all to eat more healthily. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:39:13

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Making a new garden with Frances Tophill

7/8/2024
How do you create a new garden that works best for you and what steps should you take, even before the spade first hits the ground? How do you decide what to grow, where is the best place to grow it and can you fit in everything that you’d like to grow? Horticulturist, author and presenter, Frances Tophill has spent a year in her new garden incorporating ideas and lessons she’s learned in her gardening career to create a space, just as she likes it. Frances discusses the approach she took to creating her new garden and provides practical take-aways for when starting a new garden. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:34:00

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Sowalong - Spring Onions with Michael Sidhu

7/5/2024
If you're looking for something quick and easy to grow this time of year, then spring onions could be for you! Join Michael from the Gardeners' World team to find out how. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:07:34

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Caroline Quentin shares her passion for gardening

7/3/2024
Actress and comedian Caroline Quentin is best known for her roles in TV shows such as Men Behaving Badly and Jonathan Creek. What is less well known is that she is an incredibly keen gardener, and continues to garden and grow plants even when she is away on location filming. She created a large garden from scratch at her home in Devon, including a highly productive fruit and vegetable garden, a greenhouse which she has called the love of her life, a large pond, ornamental borders and more. She recently sold her home with the large garden and reveals why she has taken the decision to downsize now, and how it feels to leave behind a garden that holds to many precious memories. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:36:47

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Working with nature on the veg patch with Sheila Das

7/1/2024
Sheila Das, garden manager at RHS Garden Wisley responsible for edible growing and training programmes, looks at a new way of growing vegetables. Moving away from the conventional veg plot and into our next era of veg growing with less control and manipulation. With advice for minimizing input and encouraging nature to work with nature, Sheila discusses how biodiversity fits within a working kitchen garden and how taking a long-term view for the future of growing our own vegetables will establish a good balanced system. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:42:19

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Sowalong - Chard with Claire Vennis

6/28/2024
Sow this nutritious, easy-to-grow and vibrant vegetable for its edible leaves and stems. It’s a wonderful choice for your vegetable patch and your dinner table too says GW content creator Claire Vennis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:07:42

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Gardening for health & spirituality with Arit Anderson

6/26/2024
Gardens and green spaces can be a sanctuary for our health, physically, mentally and spiritually, and can be places to nurture people, as well as plants. Award-winning garden designer, writer and presenter Arit Anderson explores how gardening can have a positive impact on our health and spirituality. In this episode, we discuss why thinking about health, including our mental health, is an important foundation for any garden, how being in gardens and the act of gardening can help restore our natural balance and how taking inspiration from nature can increase our wellbeing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:37:11

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Garden Designer Secrets with James Alexander-Sinclair

6/24/2024
There are so many garden designs, styles and trends to choose from. How do you create the designer look for your garden, no matter what the size? Garden designer, RHS Chelsea Show judge and regular BBC Gardeners’ World magazine contributor James Alexander Sinclair shares his garden design secrets for how to get your desired garden look, key elements for designing a garden, cost-effective gardening, gardening for nature and gardening for the location, as well as some tricks of the trade for making your garden look amazing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:38:50

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Sowalong - Lettuce and Salad Leaves with Sonya Patel Ellis

6/21/2024
It's a great time of year to grow lettuce and salad leaves. Sown directly in the ground or in pots, grow a variety of leaves for delicious salads this summer. Follow this easy Sowalong guide from GW senior content creator Sonya Patel Ellis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:12:47

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Plants for Free with Carol Klein

6/19/2024
There’s little that’s more satisfying than making new plants for free! And it’s easier than you might think to make scores of your favourite plants for nothing through propagation. Carol Klein is an absolute master of propagation, able to make masses of new plants through cuttings of all kinds, dividing plants, layering, and growing from seeds – something she has demonstrated many times on TV on Gardeners’ World and in the pages of our magazine. In this episode she shares her propagation prowess, so we can all make more plants for free. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:49:09

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Colour in the Garden

6/17/2024
A garden full of colour all year round: it’s what most of us want from our outdoor spaces. But how realistic is the dream of having non-stop colour in your garden? Plantsman, author, designer and TV presenter Nick Bailey has written a book on the subject – 365 Days of Colour in Your Garden. He’s also written a series for BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine called Secrets of a Colourful Garden – so he’s the perfect guide to take you on a journey of colour inspiration as he shares the perfect plants to choose and the theory behind creating year-round colour. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:30:41

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Sowalong - French Beans with Oliver Parsons

6/14/2024
French beans – there’s nothing quite like them. And there’s still time to get yours started for lovely fresh crops all through late summer. So join keen bean gardener and GW magazine sub editor Oliver Parsons as he shares his success and failures with these majestic towering crops – and learn his top tips for a bumper harvest this summer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:08:25

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Allotment Life with Terry Walton

6/12/2024
Terry Walton has been growing vegetables, fruit and flowers on his Rhondda Valley allotments in South Wales from a young age. With 50 years’ experience, Terry brings a wealth of allotment growing advice, practical gardening knowledge and tips learned over the years. Examining how gardening practises have changed and how climate, location and soil health effects gardening, the benefits of crop rotation and no dig practices, alongside what to grow every year for reliable crops. There are also allotment fails, lively stories and a colourful glimpse inside the world of allotment life. You can hear more from Terry and his allotment antics on his BBC Sounds Plocast podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:36:34

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Gardening for Wellbeing

6/10/2024
There are many ways to enjoy nature around us, but how can working in harmony with nature boost our wellbeing? Art and horticultural psychotherapist, artist and gardener Errol Reuben Fernandes discusses why it’s important to take a more holistic approach to gardening. How do you work in the garden and what approaches do you take in the design? How do you choose which plants to include, does nature influence your choices and why do these choices affect our wellbeing? Errol approaches these questions and suggests what we can do to continue our connection with nature for wellbeing now and in the future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:38:11

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Sowalong - Dianthus 'Sooty' with Josie Lewis

6/7/2024
An easy-to-grow biennial, this classy sweet William will give you masses of flowers from May to July and makes a wonderful cut flower. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:07:51