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Talking Innovation on ‘Cultivating Place’

I was delighted to be invited to appear on Jennifer Jewell’s thought-provoking and wide-ranging ‘Cultivating Place’ podcast recently, which airs on North State Public Radio in California.  It was an interesting experience – a bit like a gardener’s psychotherapy session, as Jennifer drilled down (albeit very gently) into my gardening journey, and the story behind…

The Snowdrops are comin’ home

February can be a pretty bleak month in the garden so a new festival celebrating one of the month’s few horticultural reasons to be cheerful is  good news.  The Shepton Mallet Snowdrop Festival (http://www.sheptonsnowdropfestival.org.uk), which took place for the first time this weekend (17-19 February), is the brainchild of the town’s horticultural society (http://www.sheptonhortsoc.org.uk). The…