The Dirt: the gardening podcast from Grow Your Own magazine
Our community project was so beneficial during lockdown, says Naomi Schillinger

Our community project was so beneficial during lockdown, says Naomi Schillinger

August 27, 2020

Naomi Schillinger makes the case for front garden growing, perennial herbs, Jerusalem artichokes, the importance of community spirit, and plenty more on this week’s episode of The Dirt. Plus, the GYO team dig into why plants and gardening can bring such comfort to people in a variety of ways. 

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I’m completely slug-phobic, they give me the heebie-jeebies, says Pauline Madden

I’m completely slug-phobic, they give me the heebie-jeebies, says Pauline Madden

August 20, 2020

Pauline spends much of her time inspiring the students at Sudbourne Primary School in Brixton to grow fruit and veg and she’s here to reveal the successes, fails, shortcuts and lessons she’s learned along the way. Find out about the uplifting community project she became involved with during lockdown, her best recipes for quality homemade compost, the sneaky ways she saves money in the garden, and how a phobia of slugs hasn’t stopped her love of gardening. 

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You should never garden in slippers, says Julietta Watson

You should never garden in slippers, says Julietta Watson

August 13, 2020

Since moving from Kent to Northern Ireland, Julietta Watson has had to overhaul her gardening habits to suit a slightly wetter climate – but she’s taking it all in her stride! She joins the team to discuss her fussy guinea pigs, creating a hugelkultur bed, and how much she LOVES soil! 

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Don’t be a stickler for the rules and always ask questions, says Rob Smith

Don’t be a stickler for the rules and always ask questions, says Rob Smith

August 7, 2020

This week’s guest Rob Smith confesses that there are just some crops that he can’t get on with growing, plus he’s got a couple of handy gardening hacks that you’ll want to try out! Plus, the team catches up over a cuppa to brainstorm ideas for Blake’s summer glut of tomatoes! 

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