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Ireland

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

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@Sodshow

Language:

English


Episodes

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


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


Matthew Soaper, Hampshire Carnivorous Plants

8/2/2017
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Peter Donegan chats with Matthew Soaper 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


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


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


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


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


Ballycommane House and Gardens, West Cork Garden Trail

6/29/2017
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Peter Donegan chats with Ballycommane House and Gardens owners Ingolf Jungmann and Andy Stieglitz. With very special thanks to Bev and Miriam of West Cork Garden Trail this was a little bit of a treat. Set on a landscape of about 4 acres, Andy and Ingolf hold around 1000 exotic native shrubs and trees chosen from literally the world over. In context, they include subtropical palms, bananas, tea trees, tree ferns and myrtles. They further specialise in growing their own collections from the...

Duration: 00:29:49


The Story: The Sodshow Live, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Thyme and Place

6/21/2017
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March 2017 saw Dublin based Landscape Garden maker and Designer Peter Donegan travel to Salt Lake City, Utah for a myriad of reasons; one of them was to do The Sodshow Garden Podcast, The Live Show. Fair to suggest Donegan did a little more than that. Over his nine days there either side of St Patrick's Day, the Dublin based horticulturist made his US TV debut on ABC4 Utah, the front page of The Salt Lake Tribune, hosted two live shows over 2 nights, marched in their St Patrick's Day...

Duration: 00:29:59


Gavin McWilliam and Andrew Wilson, RHS Chelsea, 2017

6/15/2017
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Peter Donegan chats with Gavin McWilliam and Andrew Wilson. Wilson McWilliam designed and built their first Gold medal winning garden on main avenue Chelsea this June 2017. This interview took place before they were awarded this medal. Considering their first gold post three silver gilt medals at RHS Chelsea, it really makes this interview, for me, quite an insight - because I guess the future for the Breaking Ground garden sponsored by Darwin Property Investment Management Ltd in support...

Duration: 00:29:46


Paul Hervey Brooks, RHS Hampton Court, RHS Chatsworth, 2017

3/2/2017
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Peter Donegan chats with Garden Designer Paul Hervey Brookes Thoughts or comments ? @sodshow on twitter or on facebook as The Sodshow Paul Hervey-Brookes is a well-respected designer who has built a strong reputation for landscapes and gardens that are classically English relying on planting schemes to create spaces and rich, multi-layered habitats. His plant-focused philosophy is rooted in his early training at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh and subsequent garden experiences. Paul...

Duration: 00:28:19


Garden Podcast: John Bevan, Head Gardener, Lisselan House, West Cork

2/23/2017
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Peter Donegan chats with John Bevan, Head Gardener at Lisselan House, Clonakilty in West Cork. Thoughts or comments ? @sodshow on twitter or on facebook as The Sodshow John was born in Glengariff, but as a younger man spent most of his summers in Garnish Island where his love of plants grew. He went on to study horticulture at the National Botanic Gardens in Dublin. Post that he started an apprenticeship in the Parks Department in Dublin and then moved back home to Cork when the job as head...

Duration: 00:28:17


The Sodshow: Melinda Meservy, Thyme and Place, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

2/15/2017
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Peter Donegan chats with Melinda Meservy of Thyme and Place, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Thoughts or comments ? @sodshow on twitter or on facebook as The Sodshow Formerly a business and data analysis expert who rarely saw home and lived from pretty much all over the world, 3 months ago Melinda opened the doors to her new business Thyme and Place, a garden shop based in Salt Lake City, Utah. A bit of a change you say ? You'd be very correct in that assumption. And we get right into that and so...

Duration: 00:29:59


Juliet Roberts, Editor, Gardens Illustrated (Magazine) Festival

2/8/2017
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Peter Donegan talks to Juliet Roberts, the Editor of Gardens Illustrated Magazine. @sodshow on twitter. facebook, The Sodshow Formerly in the film industry, in 2012 Juliet was listed as one of the top 30 most influential gardeners and since the now Bristol based (formerly London) Gardens Illustrated magazine, that at present now boasts its highest ever subscription rate. Peter and Juliet talk gardens, garden shows, James Alexander Sinclair, former guest of the show Noel Kingsbury, life in...

Duration: 00:28:34


Tara Moloney, White Dove Nurseries. The Sodshow, Live at Bloom Fringe

2/2/2017
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Peter Donegan chat with Tara Moloney of White Dove Nurseries, Limerick. @sodshow - twitter. facebook - The Sodshow Live from Powerscourt Townhouse Centre as part of Bloom Fringe, Tara does what was unknown to Peter pre that, her first interview ever. In this case it was live, in front of an audience. In late 2012, Tara moved to Co. Limerick from Surrey in the UK. Having both worked in the South East in professional horticulture, for more than 15 years, we had an idea that we might pool all...

Duration: 00:28:10


Philip Turvil, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

1/25/2017
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@sodshow on twitter - facebook TheSodshow On this weeks garden podcast Peter Donegan chats with Philip Turvil of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. If I'm really honest, Philips love of horticulture is infectious. And he's pretty wonderful not only at what he does - you can read his bio below - but more for how he sees horticulture and what that achieves. And honestly really honestly, if there were trophies that I could give out for people who, in this industry, are really (really really) amazing,...

Duration: 00:28:01


Annie Dellbridge, Part 2, Fullers Mill Garden

1/18/2017
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Part 2 as Peter Donegan returns to chat with Annie Dellbridge, Head Gardener at Fullers Mill Garden. @sodshow on twitter or on facebook as The Sodshow Released in two parts, this is the very amazing and very beautiful story of Head Gardener Annie Dellbridge, how she got to Fullers Mill Garden her journey there and also a little of who she is both in and outside of work. More than that it is also the story of Fullers Mill, how it became a garden to visit, it's ownership now under that of...

Duration: 00:29:46


Annie Dellbridge, Part 1, Head Gardener at Fullers Mill Garden

1/12/2017
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On this weeks garden podcast Peter Donegan chats with Annie Dellbridge, Head Gardener at Fullers Mill Garden. Released in two parts, this is the very amazing and very beautiful story of Head Gardener Annie Dellbridge, how she got to Fullers Mill Garden her journey there and also a little of who she is both in and outside of work. More than that it is also the story of Fullers Mill, how it became a garden to visit, it's ownership now under that of Perennial Gardeners Royal Benevolent Society,...

Duration: 00:29:45


Garden Podcast: Ben Brace, London National Park City

1/5/2017
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Peter Donegan meets with Ben Brace of London National Park City. Of London National Park City, they say: Let’s make London the world’s first National Park City. A city where people and nature are better connected. A city that is rich with wildlife and every child benefits from exploring, playing and learning outdoors. A city where we all enjoy high-quality green spaces, the air is clean to breathe, it’s a pleasure to swim in its rivers and green homes are affordable. Together we can make...

Duration: 00:29:27


Lee Connolly, Skinny Jean Gardeners

12/22/2016
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On this weeks garden podcast Peter Donegan chats with Lee Connolly of The Skinny Jean Gardeners. Currently working with Blue Peter (bbc tv) and Jimmy Doherty (channel 4), they have also worked as part of the Jamie Oliver Food Revolution, designed a garden for the Gardening World Cup, Japan ; and from music festivals to BBC Gardeners World Live (alongside such names as Alan Titschmarsh) - Lee Connolly alongside his brother Dale, have litterally been there and done it all - all, in the space...

Duration: 00:28:57

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