18 episodes

Join Russ and Jake on their monthly podcast talking about their allotments and featuring gardening / allotment news, events and interviews.

Digging the Dirt - The Allotment Garden Show with Russ & Jake Russ

    • Leisure
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Join Russ and Jake on their monthly podcast talking about their allotments and featuring gardening / allotment news, events and interviews.

    Allotment rules, your favourite tools and 4 candles! - Digging the Dirt - The Allotment Garden Show. Episode 18. 15th August 2021.

    Allotment rules, your favourite tools and 4 candles! - Digging the Dirt - The Allotment Garden Show. Episode 18. 15th August 2021.

    Join Russ & Jake talking about your allotment rules and your favourite gardening tools, including 4 candles or should that be fork handles… They’ll also be talking about what they’ve been up to on their plots, plus a round-up of gardening events and what on TV.

    • 46 min
    Allotment sheds - Digging the Dirt - The Allotment Garden Show. Episode 17. 27th June 2021.

    Allotment sheds - Digging the Dirt - The Allotment Garden Show. Episode 17. 27th June 2021.

    Join Russ & Jake talking about what they’ve been up to on their plots. They’ll also be talking about your allotment sheds, what’s in them and what you do in them!!!

    • 37 min
    Gardening accidents, incidents and mishaps! - Digging the Dirt - The Allotment Garden Show. Episode 16. 28th March 2021.

    Gardening accidents, incidents and mishaps! - Digging the Dirt - The Allotment Garden Show. Episode 16. 28th March 2021.

    Join Russ & Jake featuring your allotment & gardening accident, incidents and mishaps, some hilarious and some a little more serious, all of which we can learn from.

    • 43 min
    The Gardening for Disable Trust - Digging the Dirt - The Allotment Garden Show. Episode 15. 28th February 2021.

    The Gardening for Disable Trust - Digging the Dirt - The Allotment Garden Show. Episode 15. 28th February 2021.

    On this show Russ is chatting to professional gardener Anna Matthews talking about the charity Gardening for Disabled Trust and their new book ‘Cuttings’ in which there are over 500 tips from famous gardeners such as Carol Klein, Mark Lane and Alan Titchmarsh, from celebrities including Joanna Lumley, Helen Mirren, Julian Clary & Jeff Beck and from professional gardeners & clients of the Trust. We also have an insight into the career of Anna as a professional gardener from the Channel Islands to Elton John’s garden and travels around the world.

    • 45 min
    Allotment growing in the Arctic Circle - Digging the Dirt - The Allotment Garden Show. Episode 14. 31st January 2021.

    Allotment growing in the Arctic Circle - Digging the Dirt - The Allotment Garden Show. Episode 14. 31st January 2021.

    This show features a special interview with Marjukka Metsola who has her allotment garden in the World’s most northern allotment which is in Rovaniemi Lapland, Finland. Listen to this fascinating insight into gardening in the Arctic Circle. From the darkness of the long winters to 24 hours of daylight in June and July. Marjukka’s season starts in May when the snow has gone. She lives in her beautiful garden cottage on the allotment garden from May until September growing potatoes, carrots, peas, beans, onions, fruit, herbs and flowers. The 24 hours of daylight in June and July ensures she has a great crop.

    • 31 min
    Bear Creek Community Garden & film makers of 'A Garden Experience: Growing Organic’ - Digging the Dirt - The Allotment Garden Show. Episode 13. 20th December 2020.

    Bear Creek Community Garden & film makers of 'A Garden Experience: Growing Organic’ - Digging the Dirt - The Allotment Garden Show. Episode 13. 20th December 2020.

    A very special show interviewing Karen Stith from the Bear Creek Garden Association in Colorado Springs which features in the film ‘A Garden Experience: Growing Organic’ and we’ll also be talking to the film makers Nancy Bentley and John Atkinson. A great interview giving an insight into the community garden and the making of the film which shows the community garden throughout the seasons, the community spirit and wildlife.

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

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Very good

Could do with more episodes

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