S01 Episode 09: Who is gardening for? With Sara Venn

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S01 Episode 09: Who is gardening for? With Sara Venn 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 April in the garden Bees on the goat willow. Micro book review Letters to a Beekeeper by Alys Fowler and Steve Benbow, published by Unbound 2017 https://amzn.to/2Ud183o Extract read by Rose White How accessible is gardening to everyone? Or…Who is gardening for? Interview with Sara Venn 07:45 Why should people care about gardening? 11:37 Gardening helping people to reclaim agency 16:30 Access to gardening – can the industry and the media get in the way? 20:46 Entry points to gardening – the problem with garden centres... 22:35 The Independent Plant Nursery Guide http://independentplantnurseriesguide.uk/ The Hardy Plant Society http://www.hardy-plant.org.uk/ The Herb Society https://herbsociety.org.uk/ The Alpine Garden Society https://www.alpinegardensociety.net/ 26:41 How is gardening doing as regards representation? 29:30 How about gardening jargon as a barrier? 34:08 Who is gardening for? 36:50 Three reasons to get involved with gardening A huge thank you to Sara for joining me on this episode. You can find Sara here: instagram: instagram.com/saralimback twitter: twitter.com/saralimback blog: thecommunitygarden.co.uk website: ediblebristol.org.uk Thank you to Rose White and Richard Chivers for contributing their warm and wonderful tones to this episodes with the readings. Rose is an intuitive eating coach, and you can find her on instagram at instagram.com/liveawelllife, or on her website at liveawelllife.co.uk. Richard is the man behind the highly acclaimed Grow Your Own blog at sharpenyourspades.com, also hanging out in the tiny squares at instagram.com/sharpenyourspades. website: gardensweedsandwords.com email: gardensweedsandwords@gmail.com Instagram: instagram.com/AndrewTimothyOB Twitter: twitter.com/AndrewTimothyOB

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