18 episodes

The Scottish Garden Podcast is a podcast for plant lovers who want to know more about the gardens and growers of Scotland. Julianne Robertson ventures into Scottish gardens, nurseries and horticultural events, meeting interesting people and plants along the way. This podcast explores what's special about Scotland through the eyes of a garden lover and plant addict!

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The Scottish Garden Podcast Julianne Robertson

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The Scottish Garden Podcast is a podcast for plant lovers who want to know more about the gardens and growers of Scotland. Julianne Robertson ventures into Scottish gardens, nurseries and horticultural events, meeting interesting people and plants along the way. This podcast explores what's special about Scotland through the eyes of a garden lover and plant addict!

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    Episode 17: Seeds of Hope

    Episode 17: Seeds of Hope

    A chat with Serena from Seeds of Hope Scotland, which supplies wildflower seeds to good causes.  It was developed during lockdown in 2020 and has grown into a social enterprise with a focus on biodiversity and mental health. 

    We talk about how Seeds of Hope Scotland started up and how we can all garden and grow more sustainably. 

    Seeds of Hope website, Facebook page, Instagram & Twitter.





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    • 24 min
    Episode 16: Sallie Sillars, Horatio's Garden Scotland

    Episode 16: Sallie Sillars, Horatio's Garden Scotland

    Episode 16 of the Scottish Garden Podcast is a chat with Sallie Sillars, Head Gardener at Horatio’s Garden Scotland, which is located within the grounds of Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injuries Unit at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow.  The charity Horatio’s Garden works across the UK and creates beautiful, accessible gardens in NHS spinal injury centres.  
    We discuss the planting and design of the garden in Glasgow, which was designed by James Alexander-Sinclair and opened in 2016.

    Horatio's Garden Scotland website is here and they also have a Facebook page, Twitter feed and they're on Instagram and YouTube.

    For details of how to get involved, donate or volunteer, visit this page.  











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    • 25 min
    Episode 15: Caroline Thomson, Backhouse Rossie

    Episode 15: Caroline Thomson, Backhouse Rossie

    An episode for daffodil-lovers everywhere!  A chat with Caroline Thomson of Backhouse Rossie, location of Scotland’s Daffodil Festival and the National Collection of Backhouse daffodils. 
    Caroline Thomson is a direct descendant of the Backhouse family and in our conversation we talk about the family history with daffodils, as well as their surprising links with science, and her efforts to rewild part of the estate. 

    Full details about the online Daffodil Festival are on the website here and you can also follow Backhouse Rossie on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

    You can also follow the Scottish Garden on Instagram and Twitter.


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    • 35 min
    Episode 14: MT O'Donnell

    Episode 14: MT O'Donnell

    Episode 14 is a chat with MT O'Donnell, editor of the Scottish Gardening Magazine, a new,  free, digital, bi-monthly publication aimed directly at gardeners in Scotland. 

    Our discussion is a celebration of Scottish gardening!  We talk about why MT created the magazine, its content and format.  We also discuss her gardening background and her love of local community gardening, as well as being an RHS Schools mentor - and the importance of encouraging new gardeners of all ages. 

    You can find the Scottish Gardening Magazine at its website, on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  









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    • 39 min
    Episode 13: Brian Cunningham

    Episode 13: Brian Cunningham

    The guest for this episode is Brian Cunningham, one of the regular presenters on the BBC Scotland TV programme Beechgrove and Head Gardener at Scone Palace in Perth.

    We discuss his career in horticulture, how he puts his stamp on the Scone Palace gardens, how he ended up on Beechgrove and we also talk about a brand new project - the Scottish Garden Show due to take place next May at Scone Palace. 

    You can find Brian aka @gingergairdner on Instagram and Twitter or watch him on Beechgrove on BBC iPlayer. 

    Beechgrove can also be found on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. 

    The Scottish Garden Show is scheduled to take place on 29th, 30th and 31st of May at Scone Palace - you can find more details and updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


    Email the Scottish Garden Podcast: scottishgardenpodcast@gmail.com










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    • 24 min
    Episode 12: Ray Cox

    Episode 12: Ray Cox

    We're back after a break to bring you a conversation with Ray Cox, a photographer based in Perthshire and specialising in plants and gardening.  

    His images are frequently published in newspapers and magazines like Scotland on Sunday, The English Garden, Scottish Gardener - and he also contributes to many gardening books.
    We discuss the process of locating and capturing plants and gardens - and we also talk about how he got into the profession, as well as some of the demands garden photography and the vast amount of planning which goes into a shoot. 

    You can see his work at www.rcoxgardenphotos.co.uk or follow him on Facebook or Instagram.

    Contact the Scottish Garden Podcast by email or find updates on Twitter and Instagram. 





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    • 36 min

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