Ep. 43 - The lock-down has meant a lot of people have taken to a spot of gardening, venturing out into there back plots for the first time. Encoraging this new found interest will be of great importance, so Lucy and Saul chat about how to go about this...

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By Saul Walker and Lucy Chamberlain, Saul Walker, and Lucy Chamberlain. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

As the Coronovirus pandemic has changed many aspects of life over the past many months, the gardens and green spaces all across the UK have continued in full glory over the spring - but Summer has arrived and for many the outdoors is the sanctuary from the continued uncertainty of what lies ahead. Head Gardeners Saul and Lucy have still been full at work at Stonelands and Easy Donyland (as well as their own gardens) and continue to share their lives as professional horticulturists, there tips and tricks and their observations of their gardening lives.
Although the pandemic can be seen in a general negative light, there are some rays of positivity that have occurred, especially with the increased amount of time people have had to enjoy their environment and especially get stuck into some gardening. A lot of new and developing gardeners have emerged and Saul and Lucy hope that our industry can nurture many of these to take a permanent interest in their outside space. So in today's podcast we have a good discussion on the approach of media, horticulture groups and notable garden institutions should be taking to achieve realistic education for these fledgling horticulturists.
Twitter links:
Saul @GardeningSaul
Lucy @HeadGardenerLC
Intro and Outro music from https://filmmusic.io
"Fireflies and Stardust" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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