Whether you’re repotting your little houseplant or spending a whole day outside catching some rays while you pick out the weeds from your grass, we all know that your favorite gardening podcast will be your constant companion through it all, helping you with all of your gardening needs.
It might be that your baby fern is dying (since you have no idea what you’re doing) or it might be that you have a very successful greenhouse in your backyard but you just enjoy a little green talk while you work. No matter the type of gardener you are, we are sure that you’ll enjoy some of these incredible shows. So, let’s dive in!
The SodShow is a weekly podcast to help you to stay up to date with all of the latest gardening news and trends. With top designers and head gardeners discussing their day to day life and everything their work entails. Host, Peter Donegan is one of the best garden designers himself and listening to his podcast will be sure to keep you informed on all things gardening. Tune in to hear about all of the upcoming plant fairs and gardening events.
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On The Ledge
If you’re looking for a podcast that’s filled with tips and advice from someone with extensive horticultural knowledge, then this is definitely the podcast for you! The Host of On The Ledge, Jane Perrone is a freelance writer and previously garden editor at the “Guardian” but now she covers a wide variety of topics ranging from “Marimo Moss Balls: The Ultimate Low-Maintenance Houseplants?” or “The Top 5 Indoor Succulents”.
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A Way To Garden
A Way to Garden is a New York-based gardening podcast hosted by Margaret Roach. She is a self-confessed maniac when it comes to gardening and enjoys offering her advice to all her listeners. A Way To Garden’s main focus is on the edibles you can find in your backyard. Tune in to her weekly podcast to enjoy topics such as “Growing Mushrooms (and how fungi grow themselves), With John Michelotti”, Ïndoor Growing Under Lights, with Leslie Halleck”.
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Listening to Plantrama is like finding like-minded people and becoming friends over a cocktail or two. CL Fornari and Ellen Zachos invite you to enjoy their garden with them as they casually discuss anything to do with gardening, from “Fiddlehead Ferns and Comparing Cannabis and Tomatoes” all the way to “Repotting, Double Digging, and Spicy Peppers”. They might not agree sometimes but they always ensure that you are entertained and informed.
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Jennifer Jewell is the host of Cultivating Place that adds a little something extra into her podcast. She will help you understand why it is that you will take time out of your busy life to spend cultivating your garden. Discussions about the human impulse to the garden as well as the natural history behind gardening. This podcast is less about the practical parts of gardening and more about having philosophical conversations.
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If your Sundays are all about being outside and enjoying all of the beauty that nature has to offer, then tuning in to Growing Wild will only enhance your experience. They focus on helping you to appreciate everything nature has to offer, through conversations with a different range of people as well as featured guests to help the conversation flow without causing too much interruption in your meditation process.
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National Trust Podcast allows you to walk through some of the most historic gardens and wild landscapes without leaving the comfort of your own home. Tune into National Trust every week for 15 to 30 minutes and listen to them offer you interesting facts about each new location. Kate Martin will inspire you to start your own mini garden or just help avid walkers find a new route to explore. All with the help of experts who love what they do.
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In Defense of Plants
With the drama that everyday life has to offer, a little bit of alone time is sometimes needed, even if it is just listening to some of the amazing things people are doing in the world to protect and preserve our environment. In Defense of Plants was started back in 2015 to show the world the importance of plants in their own right not just for what they can be used for. Giving them all the attention they deserve.
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You Bet Your Garden Podcast
You Bet Your Garden touted as an hour of “chemical-free horticultural hijinks,” is a weekly, nationally syndicated broadcast hosted by Mike McGrath. It is produced in the studios of PBS39 in Bethlehem, PA. This weekly call-in program offers ‘fiercely organic’ advice to gardeners far and wide.
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The Organic Gardener
The Organic Gardener 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 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 get growing!
Listen here: The Organic Gardener
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