Talking Gardens episode 4: James Wong
Listen to episode four of Talking Gardens, the new Gardens Illustrated podcast, featuring ethnobotanist and self-confessed plant geek James Wong on his dream garden
Talking Gardens podcast: Episode 4 with James Wong
In this episode, ethnobotanist and self-confessed plant geek James Wong talks us through the immersive, green, tropical garden of his dreams, featuring a James Bond-esque glasshouse/living room with a retractable roof. He discusses watching Gardeners’ World as a plant-obsessed child in the tropics, back when his dream was a temperate garden. Find out why James would now prefer to fill his garden with foliage over flowers, how summer-blockbuster movies inspire his terrarium designs, and how he thinks poison dart frogs would make the perfect pets.
Talking Gardens - Season One release dates
- Episode One: Fergus Garrett 21/03/2023
- Episode Two: Alice Vincent 28/03/2023
- Episode Three: Tom Stuart-Smith 04/04/2023
- Episode Four: James Wong 11/04/2023
- Episode Five: Troy Scott Smith 18/04/2023
- Episode Six: Jekka McVicar 25/04/2023
- Episode Seven: Charlie Harpur 02/05/2023
- Episode Eight: Sarah Price 09/05/2023
New episodes will be released every Tuesday, subscribe so you never miss one! The Talking Gardens podcast is sponsored by J Parker's Bulbs
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