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The Garden Log is an award winning podcast from Ben Dark, Head Gardener at an English country estate. Episodes begin with a review of events in the flowerbeds, meadows and woodland, before moving on to discuss horticultural matters more generally. Ben is an ever-curious host who does not take himself, his job or gardening too seriously. A half-hour spent in his company is a half-hour spent far away from the myriad concerns of modern life.
 
'Gardening with the RHS' offers seasonal advice, inspiration and practical solutions to gardening problems. Trusted gardening professionals give you the latest horticultural advice, scientific research and tried and tested techniques to bring out the best in your garden. Topics covered include: growing your own vegetables, flowers, garden design, lawn care and gardening with children. Plus expert masterclasses in topics ranging from cottage garden plants, growing orchids, to pest control and ...
 
This is Plant Daddy Podcast: serving you intersectional horticulture. I’m Matthew, and I’m Stephen. We are Plant Daddies living in Seattle, WA, podcasting about our passion for cultivating plants. Since our identities are intersectional, and [we'd like to think] include much more than just being gay millennial Plant Daddies, we'll also get into pop culture, LGBTQ+ content, current events, and our own personal stories. We chat with such guests as gardening, botany and horticulture experts, am ...
 
Welcome to All About Wine on BlogTalkRadio since 2009. This one-hour call-in talk show featuring Ron Hunt, wine maker, cellar master, vineyardist and tasting expert. Each week, we cover different topics related to wine. We invite other wine enthusiasts and wine makers to call and go on-air with us. Always informative and entertaining...it's All About Wine. Thursdays @ 7PM (eastern)
 
Follow head gardeners Saul Walker and Lucy Chamberlain as they reveal exactly what it’s like to be professional horticulturists leading busy teams on large, private estates. Lucy and Saul have a decade of Head Gardening experience and it soon became clear to them both that life as a Head Gardener can be incredibly diverse, occasionally challenging and hugely rewarding and so they regularly discuss horticultural topics close to their hearts and give you an insight into their lives as gardeners.
 
This podcast is devoted to all things gardening. National gardening television host, Joe Lamp'l, guides you through each episode with practical tips and information to help you become a better, smarter gardener, no matter where you are on your journey. This series has a strong emphasis on organic gardening and growing food, but covers a diverse range of topics from one of the country's most informed and leading gardening personalities today.
 
The RHS Gardening Podcast offers seasonal advice, inspiration and practical solutions to gardening problems. Trusted gardening professionals give you the latest horticultural advice, scientific research and tried and tested techniques to bring out the best in your garden. Topics covered include: growing your own vegetables, flowers, garden design, lawn care and gardening with children. Plus expert masterclasses in topics ranging from cottage garden plants, growing orchids, to pest control an ...
 
Steve Allgeier AKA The Hortman kicks off his vodcast by talking about what bugs might be lurking in your pantry, as well as the do's and don'ts of lawn care. Got questions for the next episode? Ask them in the comments below! Carroll County Speaks is a group of different podcast/vodcast series where members of the community create their own original programs as a way to keep Carroll County informed on topics of their choosing. http://bit.ly/1GWWk7i
 
A peek behind the scenes at The Garden magazine with exclusive interviews, gardening advice and more. Come behind the scenes with editor Chris Young as we meet the people behind the stories and articles featured in the UK's biggest gardening magazine, The Garden. Each month we'll be delving a little deeper into a range of horticultural topics, meeting garden designers, wildlife experts, nurserymen and women and other luminaries of the gardening world. For more information see www.rhs.org.uk/ ...
 
In the Garden, a 30-minute weekly educational program hosted by N.C. State University's Bryce Lane, introduces viewers to the science behind gardening. The series is offered in 3 26-week seasons as a college course through the university's continuing education program. Viewers will learn the fundamentals of horticulture -- how plants grow, plant identification, home landscaping techniques and information and ideas they can use in and around their homes.
 
The lighter side of landscaping. Jack and Matt McFarland, a father and son duo, chat about horticulture served with a hearty helping of humour. With over 65 years of design and installation experience the McFarland boys dig into topics in a way you've rarely heard. Packed full of guests that represent various corners of the industry, The Growing Season is smile worthy.The Growing Season: No politics or pulpits, just plants and muddy workboots.
 
In the Garden, a 30-minute weekly educational program hosted by N.C. State University's Bryce Lane, introduces viewers to the science behind gardening. The series is offered in 3 26-week seasons as a college course through the university's continuing education program. Viewers will learn the fundamentals of horticulture -- how plants grow, plant identification, home landscaping techniques and information and ideas they can use in and around their homes. Watch Online
 
My husband, the 8th Earl of Carnarvon, and I have the enormous privilege and pleasure of living in, and taking care of, my husband’s family home, Highclere Castle, which is better known to many people as the setting for the popular television programme “Downton Abbey”. Thanks to this series, our home has, over the last few years, become one of the most well-known and iconic houses in the world. My Podcast is my way of trying to share the stories and heritage of this wonderful building and es ...
 
This is a podcast created by kids, for kids. We talk to people about their jobs every month. We find a fact from history about the job that you might find interesting! We believe that kids like hearing other kids talk about things and that peer learning is very important. You can find out more about us at http://kidsverse.com.au
 
Learning From and Working With Nature- Interviews, news, and commentary about ecology, permaculture, organic gardening, sustainability, green living, and ethnobotany. Since 2004, Sustainable World has interviewed experts from around the globe; experts who learn from and work with nature. Tune in to discover positive solutions to environmental challenges; solutions that adhere to the Permaculture Ethics of Earth Care, People Care, and Fair Share. Visit us at www.sustainableworldradio.com
 
The GREEN Organic Garden Podcast will inspire, teach, and promote earth friendly techniques by interviewing organic gardeners who share their journeys, tips, and tricks to simplify the process of growing your own delicious healthy food. Whether you want to have a small bed in your backyard or a full grown farming operation, our guests will help you reach your gardening goals and offer you resources and solutions to everyday gardening challenges, and inspiration to dig down in the dirt and ge ...
 
Gesneriads are flowering houseplants. Some better known are the African Violet (genus Saintpaulia), Cape Primrose (genus Streptocarpus), Flame Violet (genus Episcia), and Florist Gloxinia (genus Sinningia). Gesneriads.com is an informational website pertaining to the science and horticulture of this group. Check here for video podcasts of flower shows containing gesneriad oriented material.
 
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The government is this morning announcing new incentives to attract New Zealand workers to the wine and horticulture sector. This comes alongside the news that 2000 seasonal workers from the Pacific will be allowed into the country from early next year. Dennis Maga, General Secretary of First Union, speaks to Susie Ferguson.…
 
2020 has been an unusual and difficult year for many, and we understand that the full repercussions of what we have all been through are still to be felt - but with summer now distant and the glory of autumn in full flow, we continue with a healthy amount of discussion on some of our favourite horticultural topics, bringing a little dose of the gar…
 
Diary and sheep and beef farming has been the mainstay of the Ahuwhenua Trophy in recognition of excellence in Māori farming - but for the first time in its 87-year history, horticulture is now part of the competition. The three orchard finalists specialise in growing green Hayward kiwifruit, Sungold and Sungold Organic - but two of the trusts have…
 
Joshua Styles is an ecologist and science communicator from the UK that's doing some very interesting work, and in this episode, he entertains, educates and inspires us with information that he's picked up on his journey. We talk about carnivorous plants, peat bog environments and even sexually transmitted plant diseases! EPISODE LINKS Check out Jo…
 
We take a sneak preview as the government finally prepares to unveil details of its flagship Environmental Land Management scheme. How easy will it be to join? And how much money can you expect to receive? Machinery giant JCB has gone green – and launched its first fully electric farm telehandler – we get the lowdown on its power and performance. T…
 
Today we celebrate a one of a kind American plantsman and breeder who gave us the red-fleshed Pink Pearl apple. We'll also learn about the German nurseryman and breeder who we know from a ubiquitous feather-reed grass. We’ll hear some lovely botanical poems from a New England poet. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a cookbook written around 23 esse…
 
The Salvation Army has released its sixth social impact "dashboard", measuring how New Zealanders struggling with financial hardship have coped with Covid-19. The results have been "disturbing and illuminating", according to the charity's social policy and parliamentary unit. A focus in the latest report is housing and homelessness. It is concerned…
 
A Central Otago community was left scrambling when their power was cut for six hours yesterday without notice. The lines company Aurora Energy which is upgrading its network took the action after unexpectedly deferring work the week before. A glitch in their notification system left about 51 people around Cromwell and Bannockburn completely in the …
 
The Pakistan cricket squad has received a final warning from the Ministry of Health, after breaching managed isolation rules. It comes as six team members test positive for Covid-19. It's a set back for New Zealand's summer of cricket which kicks off tonight with the Black Caps first match in more than eight months - a T20 against the West Indies i…
 
The government is this morning announcing new incentives to attract New Zealand workers to the wine and horticulture sector. This comes alongside the news that 2000 seasonal workers from the Pacific will be allowed into the country from early next year. The multi-billion dollar industries are facing a harvest crisis. Carmel Sepuloni is Minister of …
 
One of the biggest shopping days of the year is kicking off. It's Black Friday - the official start to the Christmas shopping season. Originally an American tradition - it's the day after Thanksgiving when stores open their doors to bargain hunters wanting to take advantage of the huge discounts on offer. Courier companies are also expecting a surg…
 
A combination of turbulence and flight speed has been blamed for a helicopter crash that killed its pilot in Wanaka two years ago. The Transport Accident Investigation Commission's final report says experienced pilot Matthew Wallis died when his Robinson R-44 broke apart mid-flight. The damage was caused by a problem known as mast-bumping, which oc…
 
The Māori Party's two MPs turned heads walked out in the first session of the new Parliament yesterday. The incident took place after speaker Trevor Mallard overruled co-leader Rawiri Waititi when he raised a point of order in te reo Māori when seeking to participate in a debate. Waititi then walked out, along with his co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Pack…
 
The Māori Party's two MPs turned heads - literally - when they walked out in the first session of the new parliament. Co-leader Rawiri Waititi raised a point of order in te reo Māori when seeking to participate in a debate but was over-ruled by speaker of the house Trevor Mallard. It prompted Waititi and co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer to leave the…
 
The All Blacks have made three changes to the starting XV for Saturday night's Tri-Nations test against Argentina, as they seek to avoid falling to three straight defeats for the first time in 22 years. Coach Ian Foster and the team are under enormous pressure following losses to the Wallabies and their first ever defeat to Argentina, but he's larg…
 
RSE workers are coming back to New Zealand, but not until the new year. Growers will be able to bring the workers to NZ in January, provided they pay a living wage and the cost of managed isolation. Paul Paynter, the General Manager at Yummy Apples in the Hawkes Bay along with Stephen Darling, the head of Darling Fruits in Central Otago and Michael…
 
Two thousand seasonal workers are set to land in New Zealand from January in a bid to plug the gap for fruit pickers across the country. The RSE workers will arrive from Pacific countries and quarantine in managed isolation facilities before starting work. Under the terms of the deal, employers must foot the bill for quarantine costs and are requir…
 
Six members of the Pakistan cricket team are in the quarantine arm at the Chateau on the Park in Christchurch after testing positive for Covid-19. In addition several other members of the team have been caught on CCTV at the hotel breaching managed isolation rules. Professor Nick Wilson is a public health expert from the University of Otago.…
 
It's Thanksgiving in the United States, and one group of people that has a lot to be thankful for are American billionaires. They've accumulated more than US$1 trillion in new wealth since March. It will be a less cheerful day for many other Americans who have lost livelihoods as a consequence of the pandemic. Less than half of American households …
 
An Auckland doctor says patients are the ones that bear the ultimate brunt of a shortage of senior doctors - with long waiting lists and worsening health. New research from the senior doctors union, the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, shows public hospitals have only three quarters of the specialists they need. This is contributing to …
 
The Government is giving a border exemption to two thousand seasonal workers. It has come as a relief for the horticulture and wine industries. Experienced workers will begin arriving from the Pacific in January and will spend two weeks in isolation before starting the harvest. While it's good news for most, it might not take the pressure off for a…
 
A close eye is being kept on the touring Pakistan cricket team after six of them tested positive for Covid-19. The Ministry of Health has given the team a final warning, after squad members were caught on CCTV breaching isolation conditions. The squad members, who arrived in Christchurch on Tuesday, have now lost their exemption to leave their hote…
 
Earlier this month a second wave of lockdowns were implemented across much of Europe. The goal was to reign in rocketing rates of Covid-19, but a secondary concern in the minds of policymakers was the impending holiday season. While those lockdowns have worked to put a cap on exponential rates of infection, it hasn't been enough to allow Christmas …
 
Some pressure is lifting on the wine industry with an extra 2000 seasonal workers coming into the country for their busiest period. The experienced seasonal workers will start arriving in January from the Pacific - they will spend two weeks in managed isolation before heading to the harvest. Wine Marlborough's general manager Marcus Pickens says it…
 
The story of an unsung horticultural hero, listeners' questions answered, plants and ants Useful links RHS advice on roses, passionflowers, herbs and grasses EK Janaki Ammal Dr Chris Thorogood RHS Find a plant Selected plants mentioned: ►Roses 'A Shropshire Lad', 'Emily Brontë', 'Kew Gardens', Rosa rugosa ►Grasses Miscanthus 'Professor Richard Hans…
 
Diana Mitchell is Highclere Castle's head guide. She leads a team of around thirty enthusiastic guides who help to ensure visitors to the 'real Downton Abbey' get the best out of their experience. Some of the guides she works with started back in 1988 when the castle first opened to the public. In this podcast Diana reflects on the impact of Downto…
 
Today we celebrate the man who proved plants have a circadian rhythm. We'll also learn about the nurseryman who helped establish Rochester, New York, as a “City in a Forest.” We’ll remember the pioneer seedsman who started the largest mail-order seed company in the world. We celebrate Thanksgiving with some verses about this time of year. We Grow T…
 
While I am a big proponent of learning through experience, I also hone my gardening skills and draw inspiration by regularly dipping into my library of books on horticulture and the natural world. In the nearly two and a half years since I first presented an episode on my favorite books for gardeners, I’ve added more must-haves to my list, and I am…
 
For many New Zealanders the Covid-19 lockdown was one of the hardest challenges of 2020. But for two Kiwi, the pandemic has been major inspiration for a new online game that gets you closer to people who are far away. Gaming Studio, 2UP, has received a huge $4 million investment to get their idea off the ground It encourages two players to work tog…
 
There are stark inconsistencies in the types of gender affirming healthcare New Zealanders can access across most of New Zealand's 20 district health boards. This means the healthcare a person can and can't get depends on where they live. Experts and advocates say this is distressing for many trans New Zealanders. Reporter Susan Strongman explains.…
 
In Victoria, today could be the day - the 28th day - two full transmission cycles - with no mystery Covid-19 cases. It comes after Melbourne residents endured months of strict lockdown, with new cases topping 700 a day at the height of the outbreak in August. Professor Tony Blakely is an Epidemiologist specialising in Public Health at the Universit…
 
A New Zealander will go into bat as the new boss of world cricket - after Auckland commercial lawyer Greg Barclay won a close ballot to become chairman of the International Cricket Council. Barclay will end an eight-year stint with New Zealand Cricket to take up one of the most influential posts in the sport. In his two-year term at the ICC, he can…
 
A brand new shared ferry terminal for Wellington won't be built in time for the arrival of Kiwirail's two new supersized boats. Instead the Greater Wellington Regional Council says an interim terminal will now be built on the current Interislander site at Kaiwharawhara. In time, the site will be expanded to accommodate rival firm Bluebridge, but wh…
 
With the border remaining closed to seasonal workers, cherry growers say they will could suffer huge losses during January's peak harvest time. In the run up to Christmas, orchards hope to entice local labour with beer, pizza and even higher wages. The growers fear that won't be enough to secure the several thousand people needed in the new year. R…
 
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