26 episodes

Welcome to "Grow, cook, eat, arrange" the brand new podcast by gardeners Sarah Raven and Arthur Parkinson, who've worked together for nearly ten years at the beautiful Perch Hill Farm in the South of England. Sarah loves gardening in general but growing produce both food and flowers is the part she loves the most. She also loves to cook straight forward garden-picked food every day with the minimal amount of ingredients and palava but the greatest amount of taste! Arthur is Sarah's florist who picks beautiful arrangements for photoshoots and open days at the farm, from buckets of scented sweet peas to huge armfulls of dahlias and towering gladiolus.We'll be releasing a new episode every Friday, featuring a relaxed informative chat between Sarah & Arthur across a variety of topics. They'll focus on their favourite flowers currently growing in the garden and the tastiest produce on the veg slope at Perch Hill. They'll talk about how to sow or grow them as well as how to harvest or arrange them, adding their favourite tips or methods along the way. As well as chatting about gardening and growing, Sarah will give you some of her favourite recipes full of food you can produce. So whatever gardening you're into, whatever size your garden is, or whatever level of experience you have, there'll be something for everybody. You can find out more about the products used in the episodes and get in touch via our website. Enjoy the show! Website: https://www.sarahraven.com/

Grow, cook, eat, arrange with Sarah Raven & Arthur Parkinson Sarah Raven in conversation with Arthur Parkinson

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    • 4.9 • 33 Ratings

Welcome to "Grow, cook, eat, arrange" the brand new podcast by gardeners Sarah Raven and Arthur Parkinson, who've worked together for nearly ten years at the beautiful Perch Hill Farm in the South of England. Sarah loves gardening in general but growing produce both food and flowers is the part she loves the most. She also loves to cook straight forward garden-picked food every day with the minimal amount of ingredients and palava but the greatest amount of taste! Arthur is Sarah's florist who picks beautiful arrangements for photoshoots and open days at the farm, from buckets of scented sweet peas to huge armfulls of dahlias and towering gladiolus.We'll be releasing a new episode every Friday, featuring a relaxed informative chat between Sarah & Arthur across a variety of topics. They'll focus on their favourite flowers currently growing in the garden and the tastiest produce on the veg slope at Perch Hill. They'll talk about how to sow or grow them as well as how to harvest or arrange them, adding their favourite tips or methods along the way. As well as chatting about gardening and growing, Sarah will give you some of her favourite recipes full of food you can produce. So whatever gardening you're into, whatever size your garden is, or whatever level of experience you have, there'll be something for everybody. You can find out more about the products used in the episodes and get in touch via our website. Enjoy the show! Website: https://www.sarahraven.com/

    Our Favourite Places to Visit This Summer with Arthur Parkinson & Sarah Raven - Episode 20

    Our Favourite Places to Visit This Summer with Arthur Parkinson & Sarah Raven - Episode 20

    As we finally begin to emerge from a year of restrictions, the world is our oyster and it’s time to start planning some gorgeous getaways and rousing retreats. For many, the likes of familiar old favourites Sissinghurst and Chatsworth will undoubtedly be on the cards, with romantic rose gardens and marvellous displays of cramming every cranny with colour.
    For this episode of ‘grow, cook, eat, arrange’, Sarah and Arthur take us on their ideal road trip around the country, offering up suggestions for an exciting tour of your own to discover natural beauty, flora and fauna, and even a recommendation for a good gin...
    In this episode, discover:
    Sissinghurst Castle Garden and their beautiful rose garden and mixture of Tudor red-brick buildings with a romantic mix of plants within the walls.Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top with it’s rolling wooded hills and valleys filled with loose planting that attracted animals for her drawings.Rousham House & Gardens with their gorgeous free range hens welcoming a delighted Arthur on arrival and the unique wildness to their gardens, veg and herbs.Chatsworth House & Gardens who are leading the way in the cut flower movement and showcase stunning ways to companion plant, being the most productive and experimenting garden they’ve visited!Sarah’s wildflower walk in Cornwall starting at Kynance Cove which feels like walking through a flowery salad with the aqua blue of the sea to one side, and fields of exotic and rare Cornish tropics to the other.The most western point of British Isles in the Outer Hebrides with it’s coral white sands and extraordinary mix of rare Orchids.Arthur’s favourite visit to Chester Zoo with their own gin created on site, incredible conservation work and fields of feed grown for their own animals.Order Sarah’s new book: http://bit.ly/3cR0kyh
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    Shop on the Sarah Raven Website: http://bit.ly/3jvbaeu
    Get in touch: info@sarahraven.com
    Products mentioned:
    Dahlias: https://bit.ly/3wA8UrW
    Roses: https://bit.ly/3gnOwVG
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    • 31 min
    Biennials & Carrots with Sarah Raven & Arthur Parkinson - Episode 19

    Biennials & Carrots with Sarah Raven & Arthur Parkinson - Episode 19

    Rich in fragrance and saturated colour, the biennial is a wonderful group of plants that promise to really enhance the sights and smells of your garden, whether they be the magnificent early Wallflowers, or the aromatic Icelandic Poppies.
    Among the numerous varieties of biennial worth sowing right now, on this week’s ‘grow, cook, eat, arrange’ we also hear about how you can add carrots to your veg garden, the best ways to keep them safe from carrot flies, and Sarah’s brilliant recipe that puts them to great use in a salad.
    In this episode, discover:
    A selection of the most fragrant and fabulous biennials to adorn your gardenBiennials’ role in bringing through a succession of colourGrowing your own delicious carrots easily with seed tapeKeeping home-grown carrots safe from the danger of carrot fliesSarah’s recipe for a delightful salad with your carrotsOrder Sarah’s new book: http://bit.ly/3cR0kyh
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    Shop on the Sarah Raven Website: http://bit.ly/3jvbaeu
    Get in touch: info@sarahraven.com
    Products mentioned:
    Wallflower: https://bit.ly/3wrkF3P
    Foxglove: https://bit.ly/3hHFuDY
    Poppies: https://bit.ly/3bIkjxD
    Carrots: https://bit.ly/3f22prG
    Kale ‘Redbor’: https://bit.ly/37qazWy
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    • 25 min
    The beauty of Roses with Green and Gorgeous’, Rachel Siegfried - Episode 18

    The beauty of Roses with Green and Gorgeous’, Rachel Siegfried - Episode 18

    The beauty of roses makes them one of the most desired flowers for occasions, but they are an increasingly fashionable addition to a garden setting too. Growing over 5 acres of them in Oxfordshire at Green and Gorgeous, Rachel Siegfried is well versed in which varieties suit particular scenarios, and how to grow a healthy rose.
    Rachel joins Sarah & Arthur this week to share how you can make the most of your roses, including her pick of rose feed, how to condition them once picked, and keeping red spider mite and black spot away from your flowers.
    In this episode, discover:
    The origins of Rachel’s incredible farm of rosesTips for healthy Rose growth, and the best ways to feed themDealing with red spider miteSarah, Arthur & Rachel’s favourite selections of RoseConditioning Roses after picking, and the best things to pair with RosesOrder Sarah’s new book: http://bit.ly/3cR0kyh
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    Shop on the Sarah Raven Website: http://bit.ly/3jvbaeu
    Get in touch: info@sarahraven.com
    Green and Gorgeous Flowers:
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    Products mentioned:
    Uncle Tom’s Rose Tonic: https://bit.ly/3ypwNUG
    Mutabilis: https://bit.ly/3bFHRDn
    Koko Loco: https://bit.ly/3hEfEAH
    Ranunculus: https://bit.ly/3bGakJi
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    • 29 min
    Peonies & Pressed Flowers with JamJar Flowers, Melissa Richardson - Episode 17

    Peonies & Pressed Flowers with JamJar Flowers, Melissa Richardson - Episode 17

    The joy of a pressed flower is an absolute treat to decorate any setting, and nobody does it quite like Melissa Richardson of JamJar Flowers. Seeing them preserve the life of a picked peony far beyond its normal lifespan is a truly special treat.
    Melissa joins Sarah & Arthur this week to discuss her gorgeous arrangements, how she sources her beautiful flowers, and how you can use environmentally friendly alternatives to oasis.
    In this episode, discover:
    Melissa’s almost-accidental discovery of the wonders of flowersEnvironmentally friendly alternatives to oasis, or floral foamThe incredible experience that only comes from buying flowers in the marketHow to start pressing your own beautiful flowers at homeOrder Sarah’s new book: http://bit.ly/3cR0kyh
    Order Arthur’s new book: http://bit.ly/3qiBgUs
    Shop on the Sarah Raven Website: http://bit.ly/3jvbaeu
    Get in touch: info@sarahraven.com
    JamJar Flowers: https://bit.ly/2S9cs5t
    Products mentioned:
    Peonies: https://bit.ly/3wkMIBF
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    • 27 min
    Hardy Annuals & Edible Flowers with Sarah Raven & Arthur Parkinson - Episode 16

    Hardy Annuals & Edible Flowers with Sarah Raven & Arthur Parkinson - Episode 16

    Give hardy annuals some new, open ground, and the flamboyant flowers fill out any garden. Tending to them in just the right way helps to bring your space to life, and in this episode of ‘grow, cook, eat, arrange’ we find out Sarah and Arthur’s top 5 hardy annuals.
    On top of this, we’ve got a whole year’s worth of edible flowers which promise to bring a burst of flavour to your cooking; we cover everything from wild garlic and elderflower, to chives and hibiscus, plus everything else in between.
    In this episode, discover:
    How hardy annuals can provide years of decoration in your gardenSarah & Arthur’s favourite selections of hardy annualsAdvice on direct sowing, and avoiding competition among hardy annualsSowing edible flowers for every month in the yearTips to avoid weedling germinationOrder Sarah’s new book: http://bit.ly/3cR0kyh
    Pre-order Arthur’s new book: http://bit.ly/3qiBgUs
    Shop on the Sarah Raven Website: http://bit.ly/3jvbaeu
    Get in touch: info@sarahraven.com
    Products mentioned:
    Edible Flowers - https://bit.ly/3f8vkJp
    Violas - https://bit.ly/3obmGxV
    Polyanthus - https://bit.ly/3ezVSnN
    Broad beans ‘Crimson-flowered’ - https://bit.ly/3hjJBpA
    Dianthus - https://bit.ly/3eCc883
    Salvias - https://bit.ly/33ytX1p
    Roses - https://bit.ly/2RDvpwJ
    Chives - https://bit.ly/3tzSyxj
    Dahlias - https://bit.ly/3vXhD78
    Runner bean flower ‘Polestar’ - https://bit.ly/33yjFhL
    Runner bean flower ‘White Lady’ - https://bit.ly/3vRdUrw
    Sweet Pea ‘Painted Lady’ - https://bit.ly/3ffMmFQ
    Hibiscus - https://bit.ly/3uCqjPS
    Tagites - https://bit.ly/3biLQWf
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    • 32 min
    Cooking On Fire with Honey & Co's, Sarit Packer & Itamar Srulovich - Episode 15

    Cooking On Fire with Honey & Co's, Sarit Packer & Itamar Srulovich - Episode 15

    There is a particular delight that comes from growing your own delicious vegetables, but something that adds another dimension to their flavour is cooking them on fire.


    Bringing Middle Eastern inspiration and nearly a decade of experience at the helm of Honey & Co, Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich share their flair for flame-cooked cuisine, and how you can grow and cook your own dishes with intense flavours.


    In this episode, discover:


    Recipes inspired by Sarit & Itamar’s Middle Eastern travelsHow Honey & Co. wrote their book for chefs with any kind of grillThe special qualities unique to cooking with firePicking the perfect potted tomatoes and aubergines to growSarit & Itamar’s dream seasonal recipes for the next monthHoney & Co. : https://honeyandco.co.uk/


    Order Sarit and Itamar’s new book: https://honeyandco.co.uk/books/
    Order Sarah’s new book: http://bit.ly/3cR0kyh
    Order Arthur’s new book: http://bit.ly/3qiBgUs
    Shop on the Sarah Raven Website: http://bit.ly/3jvbaeu


    Get in touch: info@sarahraven.com


    Follow Sarah: https://bit.ly/3jDTvBp
    Follow Arthur: https://bit.ly/3jxSKK5

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

Eddree ,

Wonderful

This podcast is absolutely wonderful I’ve listened to them over and over again and every time I learn something new
love you guys🌸❤️

Amanda from Ohio ,

Fabulous Gardening Podcast

I’ve been enjoying this new podcast over the past couple of weeks. I listen to a ton of gardening podcasts and I really like the angle this one takes — focusing on edibles and ornamentals and the recipes provided sound delicious! Thank you from over here in the US.

Photogramma ,

A Delight!

Listening to Sarah and Arthur is a delight! I learn a lot and chuckle endlessly with each episode. I am so happy to have discovered this podcast.

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