Podcasts

The Gardens Illustrated podcast comes out regularly and features an eclectic mix of talks and interviews with notable garden figures and designers on a range of horticultural topics – many of them recorded on location at a range of events. It’s free to listen to, and all the past editions of the podcast are still available online for you to download.

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This Month's Podcast

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You can download "Noël Kingsbury in conversation with John Carter of Rowden Gardens" here.

Noël Kingsbury in conversation with John Carter of Rowden Gardens

In the July issue of Gardens Illustrated we feature planting ideas for some of the best water iris as recommended by expert John Carter of Rowden Gardens. Listen here to our podcast of Noël Kingsbury in conversation with John (recorded a two years ago at Coombe Trenchard’s garden show) in which he talks about what brought him all the way from the deserts of Arabia to selling aquatics in rural Devon.

Podcast Archive

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You can download "Noël Kingsbury in conversation with John Carter of Rowden Gardens" here.

Noël Kingsbury in conversation with John Carter of Rowden Gardens

In the July issue of Gardens Illustrated we feature planting ideas for some of the best water iris as recommended by expert John Carter of Rowden Gardens. Listen here to our podcast of Noël Kingsbury in conversation with John (recorded a two years ago at Coombe Trenchard’s garden show) in which he talks about what brought him all the way from the deserts of Arabia to selling aquatics in rural Devon.

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You can download "Gardens Illustrated – RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014" here.

Gardens Illustrated – RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014

Catch up on some of the highlights of this year’s show as editor Juliet Roberts and deputy Sorrel Everton chat to leading garden experts to find out their thoughts. We hear from Andrew Duff, Tim Richardson, Rosemary Alexander, Annie Gatti, Annie Guilfoyle and garden photographer Jason Ingram.

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You can download "Gardens Illustrated Talk 2014 – Fergus Garrett and Dan Pearson in conversation with Anna Pavord" here.

Gardens Illustrated Talk 2014 – Fergus Garrett and Dan Pearson in conversation with Anna Pavord

The Gardens Illustrated Talk 2014, held on the Tuesday of Chelsea Flower Show week, brought together Great Dixter’s head gardener Fergus Garrett and garden and landscape designer Dan Pearson – both internationally admired gardening greats. They were led by Anna Pavord in a conversion that revealed their gardening passions and inspirations.

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You can download "Gardens Illustrated - Paris Reader Holiday" here.

Gardens Illustrated - Paris Reader Holiday

This autumn Gardens Illustrated is running a reader holiday to Paris (13–17 October 2014). We spoke to horticulturist and tour host John Hoyland to find out more about the trip and why the capital's gardens both historic and contemporary are such an inspiration, plus find out about the unique access to private gardens and garden owners that makes this trip unmissable. To book on to the tour please contact mail@boxwoodtours.co.uk or go to www.boxwoodtours.co.uk for full details.

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You can download "Gardens Illustrated talks to John Brookes" here.

Gardens Illustrated talks to John Brookes

In 2013 garden designer John Brookes MBE celebrated his 80th birthday. Editor Juliet Roberts visited him at his home at Denmans in West Sussex to discuss his gardening life and thoughts on garden design past and present.

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You can download "Gardens Illustrated - More Than Honey" here.

Gardens Illustrated - More Than Honey

We talk to film director Markus Imhoof about his recent film More Than Honey and what it reveals about our complex relationship with the honeybee – and what we as gardeners can do to help their beleaguered numbers. The film is now available on DVD.

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You can download "Gardens Illustrated - Tokachi Millennium Forest" here.

Gardens Illustrated - Tokachi Millennium Forest

This summer editor Juliet Roberts travelled to Hokkaido in northern Japan to visit the Tokachi Millennium Forest. Here she chats to garden and landscape designer Dan Pearson about his involvement in this inspirational project. You can find out more about the project at www.tmf.jp/index_en.html 

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You can download "Gardens Illustrated Talk 2013 – In conversation with Piet Oudolf and Jinny Blom" here.

Gardens Illustrated Talk 2013 – In conversation with Piet Oudolf and Jinny Blom

The Gardens Illustrated Talk 2013, held during Chelsea Flower Show week, saw renowned Dutch plantsman Piet Oudolf and award-winning garden designer Jinny Blom chat about their work and give insights into how they approach planting and design.

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You can download "Gardens Illustrated - RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013" here.

Gardens Illustrated - RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013

This year it was the centenary of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Catch up on all the highlights as editor Juliet Roberts and deputy Sorrel Everton chat to garden experts Annie Gatti, Dan Pearson, Tim Richardson, Rosemary Alexander, Andrew Duff, John Brookes and Annie Guilfoyle.

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You can download "Gardens Illustrated – Getting ready for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013" here.

Gardens Illustrated – Getting ready for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013

Editor Juliet Roberts talks to award-winning Swedish designer Ulf Nordfjell about his design for the Laurent-Perrier garden at the 2013 Chelsea Flower Show. For more podcast and video coverage from Chelsea download the iPad version of the June 2013 issue.

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