The Dirt: the gardening podcast from Grow Your Own magazine
If there’s a gardening ‘longcut’ I’ll usually take that, says Anne Swithinbank

If there’s a gardening ‘longcut’ I’ll usually take that, says Anne Swithinbank

September 25, 2020

Gardening legend and GYO columnist Anne Swithinbank joins the team for the final episode of the series! She shares her triumphs and frustrations from the kitchen garden this year and reveals that she usually ends up taking the longest route possible to gardening success. Plus, we discuss the RHS campaign that is championing an autumn of growing. 

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We’ll get better results if we question things more, says Charles Dowding

We’ll get better results if we question things more, says Charles Dowding

September 17, 2020

Man of the moment, Charles Dowding, has just won three gold medals at the Great British Growing Awards 2020, so it seemed only right that we gave you another chance to enjoy his no-dig advice and expertise from when we interviewed him last year. Plus, Blake, Rose and Dan catch up on the current horticultural headlines and September gardening jobs that you need to know about this week! 

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Feel the fear, do it anyway – and reap the rewards, says Natalie Osborn

Feel the fear, do it anyway – and reap the rewards, says Natalie Osborn

September 11, 2020

Laura’s boss Natalie drops in for this week’s episode to fess up to a truckload of nightmare anecdotes from her Essex allotment. We’re talking ‘alien kohlrabi’, ‘zombie asparagus’, ‘carrots with willies’ and a whole lot more! Plus, if you love a freebie, you won’t want to miss a couple of Natalie’s best money-saving gardening hacks. 

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The benefits of gardening come in ways you can’t imagine, says Mike Thurlow

The benefits of gardening come in ways you can’t imagine, says Mike Thurlow

September 4, 2020

This week's guest, Mike Thurlow, discusses his eureka moment when it comes to organic gardening - which came thanks to a mishap with growing carrots! He also tells us about his yearly routine for growing show-stopping onions from seed, the wonderful act of picking and eating a sun-warmed peach straight from the tree, and why gardening is such a great stress-buster.

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