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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

Gardens Illustrated Talk 2016 – Luciano Giubbilei and Sir Paul Smith

8 September 2016 - 3:44pm

The Gardens Illustrated Talk 2016, held on the Tuesday of Chelsea Flower Show week, brought together garden designer Luciano Giubbilei and fashion designer Sir Paul Smith They explore what for them are key relationships between fashion, plants, flowers and design.

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Gardens Illustrated Talk 2016 – Luciano Giubbilei and Sir Paul Smith

8 September 2016 - 3:44pm

The Gardens Illustrated Talk 2016, held on the Tuesday of Chelsea Flower Show week, brought together garden designer Luciano Giubbilei and fashion designer Sir Paul Smith They explore what for them are key relationships between fashion, plants, flowers and design.

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Gardens Illustrated - RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

5 August 2016 - 3:28pm

Editor Juliet Roberts and deputy Sorrel Everton chat with garden experts Annie Gatti, Arne Maynard, Tim Richardson, Annie Guilfoyle, Jason Ingram, Rosemary Alexander to get their thoughts on what turned out to be a very splendid RHS Chelsea Flower Show. (Apologies for the sound quality at some points in the interviews.)

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Gardens Illustrated Festival 2015 Sarah Raven

12 May 2016 - 2:27pm
Sarah Raven is a writer, gardener, cook and florist, whose garden at Perch Hill in East Sussex offers inspirational plantings of both vegetables and flowers. In her talk for the festival she explains how she left medicine to set up her cutting garden business and gives us plenty of advice on how to grow the best cut flowers.
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Gardens Illustrated Festival 2015 Fergus Garrett

22 April 2016 - 3:10pm

Great Dixter was the home of the late, great gardener Christopher Lloyd. Today under the guidance of head gardener Fergus Garrett it remains one of our finest gardens, renowned for its exciting and exemplary planting. Fergus talks about designing with plants and explains some of the approaches he takes in combining plants and creating planting schemes. Fergus is introduced by Annie Guilfoyle, a garden designer and Director of Garden Design at KLC School of Design.

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Gardens Illustrated Festival 2015 Anna Pavord

18 April 2016 - 10:17am

Anna Pavord takes us to Florence and the hillsides of Tuscany in the early 20th century in the footsteps of the free-spirited expat community to discover the stories behind the creation of some of the region’s most thrilling gardens. Anna is introduced by Annie Guilfoyle, a garden designer and Director of Garden Design at KLC School of Design

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Gardens Illustrated Festival 2015 Troy Scott-Smith and Dan Pearson

8 April 2016 - 4:40pm

As the legacy of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson, Sissinghurst Castle is one of Britain's best-loved gardens. Head gardener Troy Scott-Smith and designer Dan Pearson discuss the compromises the garden has made in the past to cope with thousand of visitors and the new vision drawn up to re-establish the garden's original spirit.

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Gardens Illustrated – RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015

21 September 2015 - 1:32pm

Editor Juliet Roberts and deputy Sorrel Everton chat with garden experts Tim Richardson, Annie Gatti, Arne Maynard, Rosemary Alexander and Annie Guilfoyle to find out what caught their eye at RHS Chelsea Flower Show back in May.

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Gardens Illustrated – in conversation with Piet Oudolf and Noël Kingsbury

24 July 2015 - 3:02pm

We talk to Dutch plantsman Piet Oudolf and garden writer Noël Kingsbury about their recent book, Hummelo, in which Noël tracks Piet’s approach to planting design through the development of his own garden.

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Noël Kingsbury in conversation with John Carter of Rowden Gardens

27 June 2014 - 9:42am

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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Gardens Illustrated – RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014

30 May 2014 - 3:20pm

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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