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Get Gardening's podcast for plant lovers is jam-packed with choice plants.

Hosts Thordis and Alan Gray (of East Ruston Old Vicarage gardens) catch up with their horticultural (or should that be naughty-cultural!) friends to talk about what they're growing, their latest FLOMO (Floral FOMO) and answer your questions.

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Get Gardening's podcast for plant lovers is jam-packed with choice plants.

Hosts Thordis and Alan Gray (of East Ruston Old Vicarage gardens) catch up with their horticultural (or should that be naughty-cultural!) friends to talk about what they're growing, their latest FLOMO (Floral FOMO) and answer your questions.

    Drought Plants, Ferns & Propagation with Garden Designer Tom Hoblyn

    Drought Plants, Ferns & Propagation with Garden Designer Tom Hoblyn

    For the first full Talking Dirty episode of the year, Alan Gray (East Ruston Old Vicarage) and Thordis are joined by Garden Designer Tom Hoblyn. They last saw him at The Chelsea Flower Show and in this episode he shares some of the plants from that garden, alongside seasonal favourites from his two-acre Suffolk plot. His home garden sees him battle flooding at one end, while he experiments with a dry garden at the other. Then there's the kitchen garden and his propagation trials and tribulations! One thing's for sure, Tom Hoblyn has the gardening bug good and proper as the plant list attests...
    PLANT LIST
    Abutilon megapotamicum 'Pink Charm'
    Abutilon 'Lemon Drop'
    Juniperus phoenicea
    Cobaea scandens
    Hippeastrum vittatum
    Tulipa sprengeri
    Lychnis chalcedonica 'Carnea'
    Acer campestre
    Primula bulleyana
    Iris 'Caesar's Brother'
    Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen'
    Matteuccia struthiopteris
    Athyrium filix-femina
    Dryopteris affinis
    Disporum
    Sarcopoterium spinosum
    Euphorbia ‘Grey Hedgehog’
    Pistacea lentiscus
    Echium pininana
    Echium candicans
    Arbutus unedo
    Arbutus x andrachnoides
    Luma apiculata
    Impatiens sodenii
    Osmunda regalis
    Selaginella kraussiana
    Polypodium vulgare
    Fuchsia hatschbachii
    Fuchsia 'Hawkshead'
    Fuchsia magellanica 'Lady Bacon'
    Fuchsia magellanica var. gracilis 'Versicolor'
    Fuchsia 'Lottie Hobby'
    Dahlia 'David Howard'
    Vinca difformis
    Tropaeolum ciliatum
    Tropaeolum tuberosum
    Tropaeolum tuberosum var. lineomaculatum 'Ken Aslet'
    Tropaeolum smithii
    Rubus cockburnianus
    Viburnum opulus
    Rosa moyesii 'Geranium'
    Rosa 'Kew Rambler'
    Rosa filipes 'Kiftsgate'
    Rosa 'Wedding Day'
    Rosa 'Rambling Rector'
    Rosa 'Madame Alfred Carrière'
    Cotinus 'Grace'
    Cotinus obivatus
    Catalpa bignonioides
    Dryopteris wallichiana
    Pteris wallichiana
    Daphne bholua
    Daphne bholua 'Garden House Ghost'
    Impatiens tinctoria
    Rosa chinensis
    Malus domestica 'Worcester Pearmain'
    Malus domestica 'Laxton's Superb'
    Malus domestica 'Laxton's Fortune'
    Malus domestica 'Norfolk Beefing'
    Malus domestica 'Emneth Early'

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Happy New Year from Alan and Thordis

    Happy New Year from Alan and Thordis

    Before Alan and Thordis return to their weekly chats with top gardeners, they've decided to sneak in a bonus Happy New Year episode. Looking both back and forwards, it covers lots of lovely plants brightening up their gardens, and some hopes for 2022.
    PLANT LIST
    Camellia sasanqua
    Camellia reticulata
    Camellia japonica
    Camellia japonica 'Adolphe Audusson'
    Galanthus plicatus 'Three Ships'
    Rosa × odorata 'Bengal Crimson'
    Cobaea pringlei
    Eryngium pandanifolium
    Euphorbia azorica
    Victoria cruziana
    Trachelospermum asiaticum
    Eccremocarpus scaber
    Clematis cirrhosa 'Jingle Bells'
    Clematis cirrhosa var. purpurascens 'Freckles'
    Arum italicum subsp. neglectum 'Miss Janay Hall'
    Galanthus elwesii 'Barnes'
    Cyclamen coum
    Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea'
    Cornus sanguinea 'Anny's Winter Orange'
    Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'
    Carpinus fangiana
    Nicotiana langsdorffii
    Nicotiana knightiana
    Eranthis hyemalis 'Grünling'
    Chorizema ilicifolium
    Salix alba var. vitellina 'Britzensis'
    Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Grandiflora'

    • 45 min
    Camellias, Cornus & Coronillas (Plus Gardening Gift Ideas) with The Plant Doctor Ian Roofe

    Camellias, Cornus & Coronillas (Plus Gardening Gift Ideas) with The Plant Doctor Ian Roofe

    For our final episode of the year, we're injecting a little more festive spirit with our original Get Gardening co-conspirator, Ian Roofe. From stunning seasonal Show and Tell to some great gardening gift ideas, this episode is packed not only with plants, but books, tools and laughter!
    Before we hand over that plant list, thank you for listening this year (and last!) - we love making the podcast, but there wouldn't be much point without you wonderful people. So thank you for showing up each week, for your feedback and questions and for loving plants as much as we do. Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and Happy Gardening!
    PLANT LIST
    Eryngium pandanifolium 'Physic Purple'
    Eryngium eburneum
    Cornus capitata
    Camellia sasanqua 'Narumigata'
    Camellia 'Snow Flurry'
    Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca 'Citrina'
    Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca
    Iris unguicularis
    Iris unguicularis 'Peloponnese Snow'
    Iris unguicularis 'Mary Barnard'
    Fuchsia x bacillaris
    Borinda papyrifera
    Asplenium scolopendrium Cristatum Group
    Asplenium scolopendrium 'Angustifolium'
    Picea pungens
    Picea pungens 'Brexit Blue'
    Picea pungens 'The Blues'
    Picea pungens 'Edith'
    Symphyotrichum laeve 'Orpheus'
    Daphne odora 'Mae-Jima'
    Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill'
    Daphne 'Spring Herald'
    Prunus tenella 'Fire Hill'
    Arum 'Monksilver'
    Arum italicum subsp. italicum 'Marmoratum'
    Arum italicum subsp. neglectum 'Miss Janay Hall'
    Camellia japonica 'Takanini'
    Camellia × vernalis 'Yuletide'
    Daphne bholua 'Mary Rose'
    Schefflera taiwaniana
    Schefflera rhododendrifolia
    Quercus cerris 'Curly head'
    Salix gracilistyla 'Mount Aso'
    Bulbine caulescens
    Liquidambar styraciflua 'Slender Silhouette'
    Daphne mezereum 'Bowles White'

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Trees for Small Spaces, Fabulous Ferns and Late Flowers with The Frustrated Gardener, Dan Cooper

    Trees for Small Spaces, Fabulous Ferns and Late Flowers with The Frustrated Gardener, Dan Cooper

    He's back! The wonderful Dan Cooper AKA The Frustrated Gardener returns with some of the stars from his tiny coastal plot, including the perfect trees for a small space, and choice Ferns for dry shade. Plus some exciting flowers to brighten up November into December. And we finally get to hear about Dan's exciting new venture, Dan Cooper Garden (coming Spring 2022!)
    PLANT LIST
    Dahlia tampaulipana
    Salvia mexicana
    Salvia mexicana 'Limelight'
    Salvia concolor
    Impatiens balansae
    Salvia involucrata 'Bethellii'
    Salvia 'Amistad'
    Hedychium 'Helen Dillon'
    Hedychium yunnanense
    Hedychium greenii
    Correa 'Marian's Marvel'
    Correa 'Dusky Bells Variegated'
    Tropaeolum pentaphyllum
    Cyrtomium falcatum
    Polystichum setiferum (Divisilobum Group) 'Herrenhausen'
    Pseudopanax chathamica
    Phillyrea latifolia
    Laurus nobilis 'Angustifolia'
    Laurus nobilis 'Aurea'
    Sophora microphylla 'Sun King'
    Sophora prostrata 'Little Baby'
    Salvia atrocyanea
    Cobaea pringlei
    Salvia 'Royal Bumble'
    Lycianthes rantonnetii syn Solanum rantonnetii
    Chrysanthemum 'Picasso'
    Chrysanthemum 'Vagabond Prince'
    Chrysanthemum 'Dixter Orange'
    Chrysanthemum 'Emperor of China'
    Chrysanthemum 'E H Wilson'

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Super Seedheads, Plus Pittisporum & Plectranthus with Steve Edney of No Name Nursery

    Super Seedheads, Plus Pittisporum & Plectranthus with Steve Edney of No Name Nursery

    Get carried away with plantsman Steve Edney in this plant-filled episode! From Exotics to late flowers via Plectranthus and fab foliage - this episode has it all.
    Formerly of The Salutation, Steve has a new project with partner Lou Dowle, their No Name Nursery. Alongside sharing his favourite plants of the moment we get an insight into their exciting exploits over the past eighteen months. And the sparks that fly as they come up with ideas for their plot.
    PLANT LIST
    Trochetiopsis ebenus
    Asphodeline lutea
    Asphodelus albus
    Asphodeline liburnica
    Allium schubertii
    Sorghum nigrum
    Canna musifolia 'Grande'
    Cynara cardunculus 'Chelsea Physic Form'
    Cynara cardunculus subsp. flavescens
    Papaver somniferum
    Lunaria annua
    Lunaria rediviva
    Eryngium pandanifolium 'Physic Purple'
    Liquidambar styraciflua 'Penwood'
    Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon'
    Liquidambar styraciflua 'Slender Silhouette'
    Acer rubrum 'Oktober Glory'
    Heptacodium miconioides
    Populus deltoides 'Purple Tower'
    Pittosporum eugenioides
    Pittosporum eugenioides 'Variegatum'
    Pittosporum tenuifolium
    Abutilon 'Nabob'
    Abutilon 'Ashford Red'
    Anisodontea 'El Rayo'
    Lavatera 'Bluebird'
    Bidens integrifolia
    Bidens aurea 'Hannay's Lemon Drop'
    Fuchsia hatschbachii
    Fuchsia 'Lottie Hobby'
    Fuchsia microphylla ssp. hemsleyana 'Silver Lining'
    Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue'
    Salvia involucrata 'Bethellii'
    Salvia involucrata 'Hadspen'
    Salvia involucrata 'Boutin'
    Salvia involucrata 'Mulberry Jam'
    Salvia concolor
    Canna × ehemanii
    Canna 'Brilliant'
    Canna 'Golden Orb'
    Dahlia merckii
    Dahlia 'Dovegrove'
    Dahlia 'Magenta Star'
    Dahlia campanulata
    Euryops pectinatus
    Dahlia excelsa
    Dahlia imperialis
    Dahlia tamaulipana
    Borinda papyrifera Stapleton 1046
    Borinda yunnanensis
    Plectranthus ernstii
    Plectranthus ciliatus
    Plectranthus fruticosus
    Plectranthus parviflorus 'Limplep1'
    Plectranthus verticillatus 'Pink Surprise'
    Eryngium guatemalense
    Strobilanthes dyerianus

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Corydalis, Salvias and Fantastic Foliage with Jimi Blake of Hunting Brook Gardens

    Corydalis, Salvias and Fantastic Foliage with Jimi Blake of Hunting Brook Gardens

    This week one of the best dressed men in horticulture, Jimi Blake of #HuntingBrookGardens, is back on The Talking Dity podcast with a mountain of plants to talk about. From the #Corydalis which have been flowering for months to the #Salvias performing well into November, plus #foliage to get real FLOMO* over - this is a #plantlovers dream episode!
    *Floral/plant-based FOMO
    PLANT LIST
    Setaria palmifolia
    Agaves
    Dasylirion
    Nolina
    Opuntia
    Echinopsis pachanoi syn. Trichocereus pachanoi
    Oxalis 'Sunset Velvet'
    Musa balbisiana 'Atia Black'
    Musa sikkimensis 'Manipur'
    Musa sikkimensis 'Bengal tiger'
    Salvia involucrata 'Boutin'
    Salvia concolor
    Salvia atrocyanea
    Salvia 'Pink Pong'
    Salvia patens 'Guanajuato'
    Salvia elegans 'Sonoran Red'
    Salvia curviflora
    Corydalis elata 'Blue Summit'
    Corydalis calycosa
    Corydalis 'Korn's Purple'
    Corydalis 'Porcelain Blue'
    Corydalis terracina
    Pulmonaria 'Stillingfleet Meg'
    Pulmonaria rubra 'Redstart'
    Magnolia macrophylla subsp. ashei × macrophylla subsp. dealbata
    Hydrangea aspera 'Koki'
    Hydrangea aspera 'Hot Chocolate'
    Zanthoxylum laetum
    Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki'
    Acer rubrum 'Oktober Glory'
    Viburnum betulifolium
    Phytolacca icosandra Purpurascens Group
    Cordyline indivisa
    Lindera triloba
    Cleistocactus strausii
    Schefflera shweliensis
    Schefflera taiwaniana
    Buddleja speciosissima
    Podachaenium eminens
    Viburnum wrightii
    Impatiens balansae
    Oreopanax capitatus
    Pseudopanax laetus
    Brassaiopsis hispida
    Brassaiopsis dumicola
    Brassaiopsis mitis
    Astrantia major 'Bo-Ann'
    Linaria 'Peachy'
    Salvia stachydifolia
    Prunus rufa
    Indigofera atropurpurea
    Melianthus major 'Antonow's Blue'
    Kniphofia caulescens 'Oxford Blue'
    Borinda lushuiensis Yunnan 1

    • 1 hr 10 min

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