My Garden PodcastSeason 1: Trailer
My Garden Podcast by Penny Haslam, the have-a-go gardener. Join her for a whole summer of real gardening as she heads outdoors to explore, learn and grow.
In season one she struggles with vegetables that won't grow, sunflowers that die and a misbehaving pet dog called Joey.
Listen to more than 20 episodes of entertaining chat recorded outdoors at her home in Cheshire, England.
There aren't any latin names for plants in this show. If you are looking for professional advice and gardening tips, you are in the wrong place.
"Do you need professional gardening tips and advice?
You're in the wrong place!"
Season 1: More than 20 gardening podcast episodes
NEW! Wisteria hysteria - My Garden PodcastSeason 1: Episode 22
In this gardening podcast about wisteria, Penny's wisteria needs a trim, so she throws caution to the wind and climbs a ladder with a selection of sharp tools.
The bloomin' sunflower is dead - My Garden PodcastSeason 1: Episode 18
In this gardening podcast, Drama in Penny's garden as she returns from a weekend away to find a mystery sunflower fatality. (Contains some light swearing)
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Featured episode:Corona wildflower meadow of hope - My Garden PodcastSeason 1: Episode 11
Penny checks on the wildflower project she planted to bring a little lockdown joy. Episode page and transcript.
About My Garden Podcast
Penny is a compulsive gardener. One afternoon her husband Steve spotted her pottering about outside and decided to pop out with a microphone. We decided to make a podcast just for the love of gardening.
Penny Haslam is a former BBC business journalist, who was a regular presenter on national television and radio - her credits include BBC Breakfast, News Channel, Panorama, Radio 4 and Radio 5Live. As well as coaching and training clients of Bit Famous, she is a professional motivational speaker on the topics of visibility and confidence. Penny is the author of the business book Make Yourself a Little Bit Famous.
Steve Blears is a former national news journalist, reporting for BBC Radio 1's Newsbeat, Radio 5Live and Radio 4's Today. He is now a seasoned TV director and producer, with credits for prime time shows on Channel 4, BBC, UKTV and Sky. He is the producer and editor of this podcast series plus our other podcast Make Yourself a Little Bit Famous.