S02 Episode 1: Nature all around. With Caro Langton


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S02 Episode 1: Nature all around. With Caro Langton 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 Autumn is here Nature all around us Reading 03:40 To Autumn by John Keats Read by Rose White, Richard Chivers and Rachel Coldbreath. 05:55 Nature Unnoticed 07:28 The pot of basil Interview with Caro Langton 08:46 09:25 House of Plants 10:09 Where did the journey into plant obsession begin for Caro? 13:41 What’s going on in the plant:person equation? The Moth Snowstorm: nature and joy by Michael McCarthy https://amzn.to/2m5XmOn 17:23 Plant tribes and communities The Houseplant Festival at the London Garden Museum, 21 September 2019 https://gardenmuseum.org.uk/events/houseplant-festival/ 21:04 Plant installations 23:42 What makes a garden? 26:15 A deep connection with plants in a short space of time. 31:34 What’s next in the RoCo story? Huge thanks to Caro for making time to talk to me about her work and her life with plants. You can find out more about Caro and the work she does with Rose Ray as RoCo here: website: https://www.ro-co.uk instagram: http://instagram.com/studio.roco House of Plants: living with succulents, air plants and cacti by Rose Ray and Caro Langton, published by Frances Lincoln 2016 https://amzn.to/2nxOtNP Root, Nurture, Grow: the essential guide to propagating and sharing houseplants by Caro Langton and Rose Ray, published by Quadrille 2018 https://amzn.to/2ls8IvO You can read my review of Root, Nurture, Grow here https://gardensweedsandwords.com/gwwblog/rootnurturegrow The effect of plants in the workplace on productivity… Nieuwenhuis, M., Knight, C., Postmes, T., & Haslam, S. A. (2014). The relative benefits of green versus lean office space: Three field experiments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 20(3), 199-214. https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2014-30837-001 Do plants increase workplace productivity? https://www.goget.com.au/blog/plants-in-the-office/ With thanks to all my listeners for your continued support and reviews, I really do appreciate them. You can support the podcast by buying its producer a virtual cup of coffee for three quid, at https://ko-fi.com/andrewtimothyOB. Proceeds will go towards equipment, software and the monthly podcast hosting fees. website: gardensweedsandwords.com email: gardensweedsandwords@gmail.com Instagram: instagram.com/AndrewTimothyOB Twitter: twitter.com/AndrewTimothyOB

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