The Dirt: the gardening podcast from Grow Your Own magazine
Avoid setting your greenhouse on fire like I did, says Ian Evenden

Avoid setting your greenhouse on fire like I did, says Ian Evenden

February 27, 2020

Bath allotmenteer Ian shares his tried-and-tested hack that’ll mean you’ll never have to weed your plot again and reveals how he once set his greenhouse on fire! Plus the team are discussing why wearable edibles could become the hottest new fashion trend, reminiscing over their earliest horticultural memories, and outlining some important jobs to get done in the garden this week. 

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Label your seedlings or you’ll look like an amateur, says Lee Connelly

Label your seedlings or you’ll look like an amateur, says Lee Connelly

February 20, 2020

Essex gardener Lee Connelly has all the best ideas to keep your littl’uns’ attention in the garden, but he’s made some rookie errors along the way. He joins the GYO team to tell all on this week’s episode. Laura, Blake and Rose also chat swimming chickens, growing vegetables from bed mattresses and round-up the top plot tasks for right now. 

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Grow tasty chickpeas, but don’t trip over with your loppers, says Huw Richards

Grow tasty chickpeas, but don’t trip over with your loppers, says Huw Richards

February 13, 2020

Dangerous gardening tools, Kim Jong-un, and the ultimate way to simplify potato growing (but still get bumper results!) are all on the itinerary today, as Laura and Blake are joined by Welsh gardener Huw Richards. Plus, love is in the air for the GYO team as they discuss unconventional Valentine’s Day gifts for your gardening loved ones – and we’ve got your weekly round-up of allotment jobs for the week. 

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Don’t drop your prize-winning pumpkins, says Annabelle Padwick

Don’t drop your prize-winning pumpkins, says Annabelle Padwick

February 6, 2020

Professional gardener and wellbeing therapist Annabelle Padwick joins us to reveal the uphill struggle she’s had to prove her horticultural credentials, her surefire method for fending off carrot fly, and why seed sowing slightly later can actually pay dividends. Plus the GYO team chat apple trees from space, growing your own sponges and the nationwide grow-along you’ll want to be a part of.

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