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Gardens, weeds and words podcast, S01E12show notes
A blend of slow radio, gardening advice and conversation, and readings from the best garden and wildlife writing.
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What is a "weedling"?
Rain in June
Oberon's speech, A Midsummer Night's Dream, ACT II SCENE I...
Oberon: Hast though the flower there? Welcome, wanderer.
Puck: Ay, there it is.
Oberon: I pray thee, give it me.
I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,
Where oxlip and the nodding violet grows,
Quite overcanopied with luscious woodbine,
With sweet musk roses, and with eglantine.
There sleeps Titania sometime of the night,
Lulled in these flowers with dances and delight;
And there the snake throws her enamelled skin,
Weed wide enough to wrap a fairy in...
Midsummer, so soon. But plenty of long, lazy summer evenings to go.
Next episode: Jo Thompson
Book recommendation: Weeds: the story of outlaw plants by Richard Mabey.
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