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The Chelsea Physic Garden – Linking people to plants & nature
July 13, 2015

It’s not often you find a garden that was founded in 1673. Which is when the Apothecaries’ Garden was formed. Ann was on a trip to Europe recently and dropped in on the beautiful Chelsea Physic Garden

How we look at Food Tourism today - Growing Trends
June 29, 2015

Ann and I interviewed John Stanley of John Stanley Associates  recently about his new book, he jointly wrote with his wife Linda,  Food Tourism – A Practical Marketing Guide. The fastest growth in tourism today is the culinary sector.

Heaven is a Garden - Growing Trends
June 25, 2015

A few years ago I read a paper about how grasses 'moved' to music, then I read about the effects of harmonious sounds on plant growth. Why do I mention this ? Well a few weeks ago we were talking … Continue reading →

Are you growing herbs & veggies at home? - Growing Trends
June 17, 2015

There has been quite a revival or is it renaissance  in growing herbs and vegetables at home recently ? The beauty of growing at home is that the gardener knows where this food has come from, what he has used to grow it. -

Are we rediscovering a sense of community ? - Growing Trends
June 01, 2015

Today’s interview is really fascinating, our friends Bill Sosinsky and Rich Sapienza of Energime University discuss, coming trends, in particular the growing sense of community involvement. Community gardens - the modern name for an ‘Allotment’...

The Growing Potential for Algae -Part two - Growing Trends
May 25, 2015

When we started this latest series of interviews with Bill Sosinsky and Joe Ravet we soon realised how important Algae is to life on our planet. We never realised how interesting or how much interest these interviews would generate. -

The Growing Potential for Algae – Part one - Growing Trends
May 21, 2015

Outdoors : Growing Trends - The Growing Potential of Algae Part One

GT114 Eat your Roses - Growing Trends
May 06, 2015

It's that time of year again, as we move from Spring into Summer all sorts of tasty treats abound in our gardens, our interview today is with a lady who has taken this to a new dimension. -

Suffering from Allergies?
April 25, 2015

It’s allergy awareness week in  England . A subject that has become more and more important to my family over the past few years. My grandson Callum was born with severe allergies , which appear at the slightest opportunity,

GT112 School Garden Projects have many positives, you can hear many of them here. - Growing Trends
April 16, 2015

Is this really salad ? it tastes so good like this ! Ann & I were fortunate to talk to three amazing ladies from Tennessee a little while ago. They wanted to start a school garden at their school, here is their story,