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Gardentopia – Jan Johnsen’s go to Landscape Book
April 06, 2019

 Gardentopia – Jan Johnsen’s go to landscape book for Homeowners. A few years ago Ann and I were fortunate to interview Jan Johnsen about a fascinating book she had written about gardens. Jan’s book “Gardentopia” for the home owner with … Continue read...

Journey to Dreamtime - Growing Trends
October 17, 2016

I’ve been writing this blog for a few years now, in addition with my wonderful co-host Ann we have been interviewing the fascinating people we find for our podcast www.growingtrends.org Last year I was asked if we might develop a … Continue readin

Junior Explorers – an interview with the founder Anurag Agarwal
May 02, 2016

 Ann and I were delighted to be able to interview Anurag Agarwal the founder and CEO of www.juniorexplorers.com Junior Explorers motto is “Inspiring a new generation of environmental stewards” come take a listen and hear just how they are achieving … C...

An interview with Jenny Peterson
March 17, 2016

Ann and I were fortunate to interview Jenny Peterson, just after her new book was published. Jenny is an amazing, extremely positive lady who is an inspiration for us all. A Garden that Heals Pittsburgh, Pa. (October 5, 2015): When … Continue reading →

Grandy’s Long walk – The Bibbulmun Track, Western Australia
February 29, 2016

  Ann and I had the pleasure of interviewing Linda Stanley  after she had completed this 1000km walk. Linda undertook this walk on her own, it took the best part of 8 weeks to complete and more than three months … Continue reading →

The right-sized Flower Garden
January 24, 2016

Kerry Mendez has a passion for gardening, in her latest book “The right-sized Flower Garden” she discusses how to develop a garden that you can manage, often this will reduce the amount of work involved. As she explains it’s all … Continue reading →

A recent visit to China ( part two) to explore the many environmental issues. - Growing Trends
November 17, 2015

  Ann & Chris continue their interview with Bill Sosinsky , CEO of Energime University. Bill has recently returned from a trip to China. He talks to us about how the Chinese are adapting, planning and coping with the enormous … Continue reading →

Growing trends new look and our first interview from a visit to China - Growing Trends
October 22, 2015

Hello everyone, we hope you like our new logo ? We have some great interviews planned for the next few months. Our first is with Bill Sosinsky , CEO of Energime University. Bill has recently returned from a trip to China.

Garden Centers are changing.. - Growing Trends
August 17, 2015

Ann is in Paris, France talking to Valerie Langendorff, President of a Women’s Garden Executive Club. Valerie looks at Garden Centers from the ladies perspective in France, her ladies group have identified a number of interesting trends..

If I were to open a garden center today ……
July 24, 2015

Garden Centers have evolved over the years, there are Independent Garden Centers often in a local neighborhood, there are larger groups with multiple locations. Many of the big box ‘Do it Yourself stores’ have larger and larger ‘Garden Center’ sections...