The Dirt: the gardening podcast from Grow Your Own magazine
Simon says: Be persistent, be determined, and keep at it

Simon says: Be persistent, be determined, and keep at it

October 29, 2020

The GYO team chat to Simon Toomer from the National Trust about ‘first attempts in learning’, why horsetail appealed to him as a youngster, and his proudest moment at the National Trust. As well as this, Simon answers your burning gardening questions, the team chat plot sabotage, surprise harvests, and why you should never throw a brick on a string into a tree... yes, really! 

🛍 We’re delighted to bring you this special mini-series of The Dirt in association with the National Trust, and you can get 10% off everything in its online shop, from gardening tools and accessories, to books, stationary, clothes, toys, food and drink and much more. Simply use the code ‘NTGROW10’ at checkout when you visit nationaltrust.org.uk/shop until 31 Dec 2020.

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Do you have a question you’d like us to put to Simon? If so, get in touch on thedirt@growfruitandveg.co.uk, or say hello on social media! 

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Best bits: our favourite moments from series 2

Best bits: our favourite moments from series 2

October 1, 2020

We’ve had a total blast recording series 2. It has been jam-packed with gardening successes, funny failures, useful hacks and inspiring lessons... so, this week, Laura and Blake sit down to choose some of their highlights from all 14 episodes! We hope you’ve loved listening – don’t forget to rate, review and subscribe and we’ll see you all soon for more The Dirt antics. 

🌱 Don’t miss our special offer exclusively for listeners of The Dirt – you can get seven issues of Grow Your Own magazine for just £29.99 (that’s £11.94 off!) by calling 0800 904 7000 and quoting ‘GPOD7’, or visiting http://www.growfruitandveg.co.uk/gpod7 – where you’ll also find the full terms and conditions. 

Could you be a future guest star of The Dirt? If you have some funny garden fails or easy growing hacks get in touch on thedirt@growfruitandveg.co.uk, or say hello on social media! 

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