Talking Heads - a Gardening Podcast
Author: Lucy Chamberlain and Saul WalkerSubscribed: 171Played: 10,736
Ep. 202 - With Saul back (just about) on his feet, we talk about the potential gardening that he could have done, winter-flowering shrubs and Lucy's glamorous day out at the Garden Media Guild Awards - all while wrapping up warm!
Ep. 201 - After last week's milestone episode, Saul and Lucy are back to normal topics such as the weather, listener questions and extracurricular activities (in this case, RHS committee work). No cryptic questions in sight!
Ep. 200 - We've reached a huge milestone in the #TalkingHeads Gardening adventure, and are so thankful to everyone who has listened over the years - so lets celebrate with a cryptic Horti-quiz!
Ep. 199 - As Storm Ciaran hits the southwest shores, Saul braces himself for a garden clean up. Plus, a listener's question about hedge cutters gets the full Lucy and Saul analysis.
Bonus Episode #20 - Saul is joined in conversation by Stonelands Gardener Brian Langley - having only recently retired after 45 years gardening for the National Trust we talk about Brian's love for the natural world, schools education and gardening.
Ep. 198 - It's bulb planting time! Are you a tulip fan, a daffodil collector or a hoarder of alliums, lilies & fritillaries? These two Head Gardeners plant a plethora of bulbs in autumn, so they sing the praises of both stalwarts & lesser known species
Ep. 197 - After a couple of weeks hiatus, the #TalkingHeads pair are back, and waffling on about the gardening they've been up to since Autumn started to show it's colours.
Ep. 196 - Lucy pays tribute to her time at East Donyland Hall as she and her gardening team prepare to say farewell to the Essex estate
Ep. 195 - Flash flooding in Devon gives Saul a dramatic week at Stonelands, and Lucy breaks some very sad news for the Hall's gardening team.
Ep. 194 - THE EXOTIC EPISODE (Part 4) - Late Summer and Early Autumn is the zenith of the Exotic Garden, flower and foliage giving it's maximum display, so Saul takes a solo walk through his mini Devon rainforest.
Ep. 193 - Is it time to slow down yet?! Lucy's been busy, Saul is still busy - and our season doesn't seem to show signs of slowing yet. With shows, societies and committees, it's all go for the modern Head Gardener
Ep. 192 - It's the start of September, which means Saul and Lucy are again at Audley End Gardens for BBCGWLive Autumn Fair, and finally Lucy's Show Garden is ready, so join us for the results and some salad munching!
Ep. 191 - THE SHOW GARDEN SPECIAL (Part 2): Lucy, Gemma and Kelly are day's away from starting the build on their first Show Garden at BBCGWFair Autumn, so Saul catches up on how the progress is going and the excitement of the coming week.
Ep. 190 - It's been one of the busiest August's in the garden for many a year - fruit is ripening and cropping phenomenally, grass is lush, and plants are ripe for propagation - it's a great time to be a gardener!
Ep. 189 - Fruit, Flowers, Vegetables and meeting up with Gardening friends - being a Head Gardener is not always work, work, work but also full of joyful moments which Lucy and Saul revel in.
Ep. 188 - PAIN AND RAIN. It's a little damp out there, and though the garden is a lush oasis for once in August, it's not helping Lucy as the pain of her shoulder continues to hamper her gardening.
Ep. 187 - Lucy and Saul may feel battered and bruised from Garden, but the delights of Summer are still coming, so the pair look at how feeding (or maybe not) can keep your displays at the top of their game.
Ep. 186 - Saul and Lucy have their 'problem solving' heads on, as this week, the duo provide answers regarding weather, labour force, reading lists and cordylines. Plus, Lucy ensures she gets a huge Grow Your Own fix.
Bonus Episode #19 - Lucy and Saul are joined in conversation by Horticulturist, Journalist and Garden guru David Hurrion - we talk about his journalism, taking American tourists across the Zambezi and the pitfalls of modern Gardening media.
Ep. 185 - 'Cutting your coat to your cloth' - Gardening both large and small is all about compromises, especially with your time, resources and space, So Lucy and Saul chat about how they try to work as economically as possible.