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2021 NEW SERIES STARTS 26th FEB - TALK SOON! Welcome to 'The Plotting Shed' garden advice for those who'd love a gorgeous garden, but don't know where to start! Our aim is to make gardening easier. We want to make gardening fun, interesting and enjoyable - gardening should not be a chore! Each podcast covers an aspect to gardening or design or is about something we think you'd like to know. All the podcast topics (and much much more) can also be found on our website PlantPlots.com. Read our amazing book "I Want to Like my Garden" by Rachel McCartain available now on Amazon books. We'd also love you to tell us what you think too - just email rachel@plantplots.com. You can also make a donation to help us make more and better podcasts too - our thanks if you have. Thanks for listening. PlantPlots.com

The Plotting She‪d‬ Rachel McCartain

    • Home & Garden
    • 4.6 • 5 Ratings

2021 NEW SERIES STARTS 26th FEB - TALK SOON! Welcome to 'The Plotting Shed' garden advice for those who'd love a gorgeous garden, but don't know where to start! Our aim is to make gardening easier. We want to make gardening fun, interesting and enjoyable - gardening should not be a chore! Each podcast covers an aspect to gardening or design or is about something we think you'd like to know. All the podcast topics (and much much more) can also be found on our website PlantPlots.com. Read our amazing book "I Want to Like my Garden" by Rachel McCartain available now on Amazon books. We'd also love you to tell us what you think too - just email rachel@plantplots.com. You can also make a donation to help us make more and better podcasts too - our thanks if you have. Thanks for listening. PlantPlots.com

    NEW SERIES - Can anyone design a garden? Well, the answer has to be yes!

    NEW SERIES - Can anyone design a garden? Well, the answer has to be yes!

    The Plotting Shed kicks off the 2021 season with a podcast on the theory of garden design. But because Rachel always aims to make gardening and garden design as easy as possible. This podcast will not bamboozle you with designer speak! - If words like...

    • 20 min
    Inside the Mind of a Garden Design part 6 - Muddled Gardens 2

    Inside the Mind of a Garden Design part 6 - Muddled Gardens 2

    Part 2 of a 2 part podcast detailing the steps you can take to un-muddle your garden.  Over time many gardens evolve and morph away from the original layout and design, so what easy steps can you take to bring order and gorgeousness back! Read the post...

    • 18 min
    Inside the Mind of a Garden Design part 5 - Muddled Gardens 1

    Inside the Mind of a Garden Design part 5 - Muddled Gardens 1

    Part 1 of a 2 part podcast detailing the steps you can take to un-muddle your garden.  Over time many gardens evolve and morph away from the original layout and design, so what easy steps can you take to bring order and gorgeousness back! Read the post...

    • 19 min
    Inside the Mind of a Garden Design part 4 - Formal Gardens

    Inside the Mind of a Garden Design part 4 - Formal Gardens

    Formal Gardens, what are they and how to create  fabulous formal designs in small back gardens. Good garden design is all about making your garden a place YOU ENJOY being in. And the great thing is - it doesn't have to be expensive either. For more...

    • 26 min
    Inside the Mind of a Garden Design part 3 - Creating Impactful Borders

    Inside the Mind of a Garden Design part 3 - Creating Impactful Borders

    There are 3 basic elements when designing a garden border.  View the designs from the podcastWhat makes it stand out from it's surroundingsConcentrating on the off season more than the summer flowering and Joining the borders of the garden together...

    • 24 min
    Inside the mind of a Garden Design part 2 - Suburban Gardens...

    Inside the mind of a Garden Design part 2 - Suburban Gardens...

    and how to ensure the garden is not only a functional usable space but is also a well designed and attractive place to be in too as well.In this episode Rachel discusses the transformation of a small suburban garden, that needed access to the shed but...

    • 19 min

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