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Brighton, United Kingdom

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Episodes

Following the crumbs

10/28/2018
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This month Charlotte speaks to Editor of new magazine Bloom; Zena Alkayat, writer and creator of Wild Patience; Tanya Shadrick and writer and wild swimmer; Ella Foote. The common thread being they have all discovered something they love, followed the crumbs and contribute to our enjoyment of nature as a result.

Duration:00:47:39

Marches and Almanacs

10/1/2018
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This month Charlotte Petts hears from George Monbiot, Robert McFarlane and Kate Bradbury at the Peoples Walk for Wildlife and Lia Leendertz tells us all about her new Almanac and things to look out for in the natural world in October.

Duration:00:44:21

Mountains, Rivers and Gardens

8/31/2018
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This month Charlotte speaks to outdoor therapist and writer Ruth Allen about her upcoming adventure across Bosnia Herzagova, Joe Minihane talks to us about his book Floating; a life regained and resident gardener Sophie Eliades talks us through our dust bowl of a summer on her allotment.

Duration:00:46:19

The Sea

8/2/2018
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This month Charlotte speaks with Anne Thwaites about the splendidness of seaweed, Fran Corney tells us all about the project The Last Fisherman Standing and part time fisherman Paul Marchant tells us tales of the sea and why so few fisherman remain in Worthing.

Duration:00:45:14

Wildlife

6/28/2018
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This month Charlotte speaks to columnist and author Kate Bradbury on her book; The bumblebee flies anyway, we head out with an RSPB monitoring group to find out all things Swift and she speaks to Isabella Tree of Knepp Estate in West Sussex.

Duration:00:46:19

Pilgrimage

5/27/2018
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This month's show is a little different. We have four people simply telling stories of their experience of pilgrimage. The conversation meanders through faith, connection with nature, emotional health and how often you need to shower… all the good stuff.

Duration:00:52:46

Spring!

4/29/2018
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This month Charlotte goes birch tree tapping with Alice Bettany and chums, we hear all things butterfly and moth with Neil Hulme and we head down to the Earth Day beach clean held by Pier 2 Pier.

Duration:00:40:32

Wellbeing

3/28/2018
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This month the common thread is Wellbeing. Charlotte Petts visits the nature connection for mental health project 'Grow', the Lemon Tree Trust talk about their project to aid displaced people in Iraq to grow their own green spaces and she visits the Dementia Inclusive Gardening group at the Hove community allotment Plot 22\. Nature is vital for our health, fact!

Duration:00:44:46

Night walks, Remembering lost species and the No Dig System

2/26/2018
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We're back! After that little break, Charlotte Petts returns with a night walk by the South Downs with Natasha Lythgoe of The Art of Re-Wilding, ONCA gallery and their Remembrance Day for Lost Species and Joshua Tutt with his joy for the No Dig system.

Duration:00:42:12

Highlights

11/27/2017
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Charlotte Petts takes a look back at the year that was on Growing Wild and revisits a few of the folk who've featured this year. Including natural navigator Tristan Gooley, herbalist Alice Bettany, wild swimmer and photographer Vivienne Rickman-Poole and many more.

Duration:00:48:57

Soil

10/30/2017
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What makes up our soil and maintaining its health is a MASSIVE subject. Liz Bowles, Head of Farming at the Soil Association and earthworm champion Jackie Stroud of Rothamsted Research both help us to try and understand the current situation and ways in which we can help improve it. Lucy Nixon, a Brighton community composter also joins us to highlight one way we can contribute.

Duration:00:45:04

The Plot

9/24/2017
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This month we talk all things allotment. How to get one, what to do with one, what they bring to your life and how brilliant they are generally. We hear from Emma Houldsworth of Plot 22, resident gardener Sophie and Diane Appleyard of the National Allotment Society. Dig in.

Duration:00:46:15

The Plot

9/24/2017
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This month we talk all things allotment. How to get one, what to do with one, what they bring to your life and how brilliant they are generally. We hear from Emma Houldsworth of Plot 22, resident gardener Sophie and Diane Appleyard of the National Allotment Society. Dig in.

Duration:00:46:15

Growing Wild - Plastic Pollution

8/28/2017
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There is waaay too much plastic in our sea and in our rivers. This show is full of people trying to do something about it! Claire Potter of Plastic Free Pledge, Bex Band and Erin Bastian of Paddle Pick Up and Natalie Fee of City to Sea.

Duration:00:44:01

Growing Wild - 'Land'

8/1/2017
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This month we talk land. Access to, obstruction of and how we farm it. Featuring Marion Shoard, Outdoor Spaces Society and film makers Asa and Hilary from The Worm is Turning.

Duration:00:47:17

Growing Wild - 'Land'

8/1/2017
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This month we talk land. Access to, obstruction of and how we farm it. Featuring Marion Shoard, Outdoor Spaces Society and film makers Asa and Hilary from The Worm is Turning. #land #rightsofway #righttoroam #organicfarming #pesticides #radioreverb #podcast #nature #environment #localradio

Duration:00:47:17

Growing Wild - Wild Swimming

6/25/2017
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Wild swimming special! Featuring photographer and swimmer Vivienne Rickman Poole, the Outdoor Swimming Society and Leap In by Alexandra Heminsley. Plunge in!

Duration:00:46:42

Growing Wild - Episode 13

5/29/2017
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This month we hear from BHOGG, an organic growing group based in Brighton; Sussex Wildlife Trust tells us about their initiative 30 days Wild and we return to Susanna and her Romney sheep to see how the last year has gone.

Duration:00:46:06

Growing Wild - Episode 12

5/1/2017
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This month Charlotte meets natural navigator; Tristan Gooley, chats with Beth Nicholls about her citizen science project and Ben Cross talks to us about the current state of the British cut flower industry.

Duration:00:42:33

Growing Wild Episode 11

3/26/2017
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This month we visit herbalist Alice Bettany and have a swig on some concoctions we create whilst touring her herb site. We hear from Jane Perrone about her new podcast; On the Ledge and we have a chat to Charlotte Harris about her upcoming garden for RHS Chelsea flower show.

Duration:00:59:06