My Garden Podcast - Season two

My Garden Podcast - Season two. Spring is in the air and have-a-go gardener Penny Haslam is back with a brand new season of her gardening podcast. This year she'll attempt to grow spuds and tackles garden slugs. They'll be new episodes each Friday from 5th March 2021. 

Chitty Chitty Spud Spud 

Season 2: Episode 1

Penny's returns for a new season and gets to work chitting some Casablanca earlies.  That means letting them sprout to get them stated. She also prepares a new veg box with composted horse manure. It sparks childhood memories of her dad shoveling horse sh*t off the drive. This week's guest gardener is Andy Wright from the Lodge Garden in Cheshire, England. Episode page: Gardening podcast potatoes

Springtime trim time 

Season 2: Episode 2

Penny tidies up a flower bed by giving her salvia bushes a trim. This week's guests are garden blogger Rebecca Schwab from New York and Hannah Powell from Essex, UK

The cat courts controversy 

Season 2: Episode 3

Penny plants a new pyrocanthis hedge and her pets get involved in a garden stand-off. This week's guest is small space gardener Gabby Woodward from London. Episode page: Gardening podcast pyrocanthis

Tears and tomatoes 

Season 2: Episode 4

After a failed crop of tomatoes last season, Penny decides to give them another go. This week's guest is gardener is Angi from Essex in the UK. 


Season 2: Episode 5

Penny's potatoes go into the ground after a call to her dad for planting advice. This week's guest gardener is Audrey from South Wales in the UK. Episode page: Gardening podcast potatoes

Design with a shovel 

Season 2: Episode 6

Penny has grand plans for a growing garden bed and starts by planting out delphinium. This week's guest gardener is Shannon from New Jersey, USA.

Slug Chaos 

Season 2: Episode 7

Penny is on slug patrol with her overwintered canna plants. Her naughty dog Joey gets involved with hilarious consequences. Episode page and transcript: Gardening podcast slugs.

The daphne's dead 

Season 2: Episode 8

Penny's daphne shrub hasn't survived being moved around the garden. Things go from bad to worse as she realises she's bought the wrong plant to replace it.

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What's that plant? Isn't it impressive! 

New! Season 2: Episode 9

This week Penny is in the greenhouse potting on some nicotiana. The tobacco plant with trumpet-like flowers wowed neighbours last season.

My Garden Podcast - Season two

Is that your butt?

New! Season 2: Bonus episode

Penny takes the podcast on the road to rescue a water butt!

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NEW! Be a guest gardener on My Garden Podcast season two

We'd love to hear about your garden, why not appear as a guest on my gardening podcast.  Just record yourself as a voice memo on your phone, follow this template:

"Hi I'm (your full name) from (your town and country)" Important! Include your country.

"This week in the garden I've been... ( e.g What you are up to, what's growing, what are you struggling with). If you'd like to see pictures of my garden follow me (@your twitter account)."

That's it. Keep it short, under two minutes and then just email it to