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

Gardens Illustrated Festival 2015 Tom Stuart-Smith

6 January 2017 - 11:53am

In the last of our series of podcasted talks from the Gardens Illustrated Festival 2015, landscape architect, garden designer and writer, Tom Stuart-Smith, reviews his projects around the world to consider the essence of garden making when faced with an environment and culture beyond the familiar. Tom will be appearing at the Gardens Illustrated Festival 2017. Book tickets now. http://www.gardensfestival.com

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Gardens Illustrated Lecture 2011 – In conversation with Andy Sturgeon, Dan Pearson and Cleve West

4 October 2011 - 2:54pm

Gardens Illustrated’s annual lecture takes place during Chelsea Flower Show week. This year, Vista hosts Noël Kingsbury and Tim Richardson were joined by designers Andy Sturgeon, Dan Pearson and Cleve West (hot from his ‘Best in Show’ win at Chelsea) to discuss the current trends in planting and design.

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BBC Gardens Illustrated Magazine - Fergus Garrett and Anna Pavord in conversation

29 September 2010 - 10:18am

Celebrating the life of the late Christopher Lloyd and the garden at Great Dixter. Fergus gardened alongside Christo for 20 years as his head gardener, while Anna was one of his many friends and a regular visitor to Great Dixter. The two recall an entertaining selection of anecdotes about the great man.

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BBC Gardens Illustrated Magazine - RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2010

23 June 2010 - 5:17pm

Gardens Illustrated editor Juliet Roberts chats with designers Dan Pearson, Jinny Blom and Andrew Wilson to find out what caught their eye at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2010.

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BBC Gardens Illustrated: Alan Titchmarsh in conversation with Beth Chatto (part 1)

9 June 2010 - 5:00pm

Iconic gardener Beth Chatto chats with Alan about her approach to gardening through the years.

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VISTA Lecture with Peter Seabrook (part 1)

5 March 2010 - 7:31pm

Recorded in autumn 2009, garden journalist and broadcaster Peter Seabrook talks to Tim Richardson and Noel Kingsbury about his enduring passion for horticulture and plants in particular.

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VISTA Lecture with Eelco Hooftman (part 1)

20 January 2010 - 5:15pm

Recorded in autumn 2009, landscape architect Eelco Hooftman, of GROSS. MAX, believes that more consideration of landscape should be taken into account by those designing cities and urban spaces. He talks about some of his current projects, including his latest work at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. NOTE: contains some strong language

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BBC Gardens Illustrated Magazine - Isabel and Julian Bannerman Vista Lecture

11 December 2009 - 7:30pm

Recorded in summer 2009, husband and wife design team Isabel and Julian Bannerman talk about their work at gardens including Waddesdon Manor, Arundel Castle and Highgrove.

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BBC Gardens Illustrated: RHS Chelsea Flower Show Special 2009

12 June 2009 - 10:00am

Gardens Illustrated editor Juliet Roberts talks to garden design experts about their reaction to the 2009 show.

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BBC Gardens Illustrated Magazine - Kate Raggett

23 April 2009 - 3:30pm

Gardens Illustrated Presents Kate Raggett.

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BBC Gardens Illustrated: magazine podcast April 2009

17 April 2009 - 3:30pm

Giddy with spring, our columnist Frank Ronan sets out on a spending spree and fills his car with exciting new plants.

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