S01 Episode 07: On the threshold. With Lia Leendertz

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A blend of slow radio, gardening advice and conversation, and readings from the best garden and wildlife writing. These notes may contain affiliate links. Garden soundtrack Birdsong, growing by the day One more week of winter Meteorological and astronomical calendars Somewhere on the threshold between two seasons #thatwinterspringthing hashtag https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/thatwinterspringthing/ Great Comp Garden Comp Lane Platt, Nr Sevenoaks Kent TN15 8QS https://greatcompgarden.co.uk/ Micro book review ‘Galanthus’ from Bulb, by Anna Pavord https://amzn.to/2GBvElb Published by Mitchell Beazley 2009 Interview with Lia Leendertz 07:06 Plant memories 11:04 What Lia’s garden says about her 16:43 Lia’s cookbook Petal, Leaf, Seed – taking flavours from the garden 17:44 How the Almanac came about 22:15 The benefits of living in tune with the seasons 27:16 What if the stories run out? 30:42 Hope for the future Stephen Blackmore https://twitter.com/SteveBlackm0re, British botanist, former Regius Keeper of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, and chair of Botanic Gardens Conservation International http://www.bgci.org/ 33:48 Lia’s favourite season 36:53 The Instagram hashtag #myalmanacmoment: https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/myalmanacmoment/ Seasonal signs – are the seasons merging? Help The Woodland Trust track the effects of weather and climate change with Nature’s Calendar https://naturescalendar.woodlandtrust.org.uk/ You can find Lia on on Twitter at https://twitter.com/lialeendertz and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/lia_leendertz/ The Almanac, a seasonal guide to 2019 is available at your local indy book stores, or you can buy it from Amazon here https://amzn.to/2VcP82D With thanks to Lia for being my guest this episode, and to Charles Budd for his wonderful reading. You can find Charlie here: Twitter https://twitter.com/charliebudd Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thetallphotographer/ website: gardensweedsandwords.com email: gardensweedsandwords@gmail.com Instagram: instagram.com/AndrewTimothyOB Twitter: twitter.com/AndrewTimothyOB

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