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The Plant Based Podcast

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 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 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...