The Gardens, weeds & words podcast, Series 1 Episode 8

Having a fascination with the relationship between gardens, words and language, I was delighted when garden designer and poet Sean Swallow agreed to appear on the podcast. In this episode we talk about his garden at Scatterford, his poetry, and the relationship between the two.

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The Gardens, weeds & words podcast, Series 1 Episode 7

Each day now the sound of birdsong gets louder – spring is in the air, but we wait on the threshold, wondering if winter’s quite done with us yet. I can think of noone better to discuss seasonal living with than gardening writer Lia Leendertz, author of the hugely successful Almanac, a seasonal guide to 2019, and was delighted she could join me for this episode.

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The Gardens, weeds & words podcast, Series 1 Episode 6

Looking at the garden in January, it’s easy to feel you really should dive out there and get stuck in, but there’s a lot to be said for taking a considered approach. In this episode I talk to British sculptor Laura Ellen Bacon about how she’s borrowing techniques from her artwork to create intimate spaces in her garden, and just how much time she spends standing about and staring at nothing much.

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