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Gardens, weeds and words

May 10, 2019

S01 Episode 10: Somone else’s garden. With Marian Boswall
A blend of slow radio, gardening advice and conversation, and readings from the best garden and wildlife writing.
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Garden soundtrack
The cuckoo.
Someone else’s garden
Micro book review
Sweet Peas for Summer by Laetitia Maklouf, published by Bloomsbury 2012
Extract read by Laetitia
Turning someone else’s garden into your own – the client-designer relationship.
Who really is the client?
Interview with Marian Boswall. 08:34
08:35 The client is the planet 
10:19 Using Instagram to engage people about their gardens
12:00 The difference between landscape architect and garden designer
14:14 A spiritual side of gardening
17:00 The Blackthorn Trust
17:46 Biodynamic gardening 
19:30 Domestic gardens and the landscape
22:10 The garden city movement 
22:52 Planning nature back in to our towns 
23:50 Gardening across society
25:00 Gardening in the city
26:00 Wakehurst Place and the Millennium Seed Bank
26:32 INTENTION and PURPOSE in the garden
28:00 The ‘Bossy Garden’
29:40 Big ticket garden design – how does it trickle down?
A huge thank you to Marian for joining me on this episode. You can find her here:
Thanks also to Laetitia Maklouf for reading from her book, Sweet Peas for Summer. You can find Laetitia online on her website here, where you can sign up for her regular newsletter.