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The Plant Based Podcast

Feb 16, 2020

In this episode, Ellen Mary is at the University of North Carolina Botanical Gardens in Charlotte with Jeff Gillman, the Director. The garden is an eclectic mix of a diverse orchid collection, lots of carnivorous plants, native plants and rhododendrons too. Their conversation is eclectic too, ranging from Fleetwood Mac...


Feb 2, 2020

Ever wondered about how you can make a career out of your love of gardening? But have sceptics and people’s comments about how unrealistic a dream it is put you off?! This episode of The Plant Based Podcast delves into career changes in horticultural and looks at the paths available into the green-fingered...


Jan 19, 2020

In this bonus episode of The Plant Based Podcast, Ellen is at the Norfolk Olive Tree Company. She chats to Paul and Antonia Smith in their shed within a Mediterranean courtyard, surrounded by a wonderful evergreen garden. Paul and Antonia love the sculptural, evergreen qualities of olive trees and they ship trees from...


Jan 5, 2020

Whilst we’re waiting for series 3 we thought we’d treat you to some extra special plant-based goodness so we have some bumper episodes for you coming up!

In this New Year episode, Michael discusses exciting new plants, speaking to two top breeding companies about projects they’ve worked on together and looking...


Dec 15, 2019

In this episode, Michael and Ellen enjoy sampling the range of botanical drinks from Three Spirit with Dash and Tatiana, the couple behind the brand. Three Spirit are all about ‘bringing plants to the party’ with their drinks, which contain medicinal, functional, active ingredients found in botanics. They chat about...