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The Plant Based Podcast

Aug 11, 2019

Plant based drinks are a huge growth area and one company specialising in this is Botanic Lab. Michael and Ellen meet Rebekah, founder of the company, who explains how, with eating and drinking becoming about so much more than just stopping thirst and hunger, Botanic Lab is expanding its range to create...


Jul 28, 2019

Embracing plants and nature can brighten the darkest of days, and taking time out of a busy day to step outside for a moment’s peace can have a huge impact on your wellbeing. Someone who knows this exceptionally well is Emma Mitchell, author of "The Wild Remedy: How Nature Mends Us”.

In this episode of the...


Jul 28, 2019

We’re back! The Plant Based Podcast is back for series 2 and in this first episode, Michael and Ellen head  to Peter Beales Roses to find out how the perfect rose is selected.

Nursery manager, Ian Limmer, reveals how breeding roses is a numbers game. Did you know that a single rose that you might see on the Peter...


Jul 2, 2019

In a special bonus episode, Ellen and Michael have been to the Hampton Court Flower Show. Like the true plantspeople they are, they spent most of the time in the floral marquee, marvelling at how many retro plants seem to be back on trend. From previously disdained Heathers to mumsy Chrysanthemums, the tide has...


May 21, 2019

Ever wondered what goes into being an exhibitor at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show?

It’s the most prestigious gardening show in the world and unites plant lovers from every corner but just what goes into producing a Chelsea exhibit?

In this special episode of the Plant Based Podcast recorded at the show, Michael Perry and...