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Join Dorset garden designer Mike Palmer for discussion with horticulturalists, gardeners and enthusiasts on the roots of our personal gardening culture.

Mic The Gardener Michael Palmer

    • Home & Garden
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Join Dorset garden designer Mike Palmer for discussion with horticulturalists, gardeners and enthusiasts on the roots of our personal gardening culture.

    Mic The Gardener Episode 2

    Mic The Gardener Episode 2

    January 2021,  Lockdown 3 might be upon us in the UK but we are still tending the soil.  Mike meets The Almanac's author Lia Leendertz who warms our feet like a toasty fire with tales of meditation and the journey to being a writer. Dorset gardener Otis reveals a garden designers start-of-year regime.

    • 46 min
    Gardening New Year Resolutions 2021

    Gardening New Year Resolutions 2021

    In this most welcome New Year special, Mike grabs his unwitting producer Jo to chat through a selection of your 2021 gardening New Year’s resolutions. There are also some great resolutions from some of our friends in the celebrity gardening world. You’ll hear about the origin of the courgette challenge, dreams of ‘no dig’ and so much more.

    • 35 min
    Pilot Episode - Christmas 2020

    Pilot Episode - Christmas 2020

    The first episode of an exciting new podcast from professional gardener and garden designer, Mike Palmer.  
    We join Mike from his beautiful garden in Bournemouth where he has spent most of 2020 sharing his gardening and garden design knowledge on his Instagram.
    In this pilot episode, Mike is joined by successful author, RHS judge, curator and gardener at Stockton Bury Gardens, Tamsin Westhorpe.   They discuss Tamsin’s very first jobs in horticulture, including being an interior landscaper and gardener for the Bournemouth Parks Department  Tamsin can be found on Instagram.
    Mike also chats to his best friend and professional gardener, Otis Scadding , who shares how gardening could just be the tonic we all need this winter and how gardening helps him live with anxiety and depression.
    As we approach the end of the year, Mike also encourages us all to consider and share our gardening new year resolutions.  
    If you wish to contact Mike you can email him at or on Instagram.
    This podcast has been made in association with audio producer Jo Tyler of Soniche Productions 
    Happy Christmas and New Year to all. 
    Mike 

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

lalhome ,

A must listen!

I’m new to podcasts but absolutely loved listening to this. It was great to hear them share stories and experiences with Mike, and I’d definitely recommend a listen. Really looking forward to the next one!

LexiJane22 ,

Brilliant

Mike is such a font of knowledge & is so easy to listen to. His interviewing style is very engaging. I’d recommend his podcasts & Instagram to gardeners of all abilities 💚💚💚

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