Discutafel podcast on eco-friendly gardening & permaculture
89: Celts and ecological succession in Botanical garden Haren

89: Celts and ecological succession in Botanical garden Haren

November 19, 2020

Listen to part II of our Discucoverage in Botanical garden Haren.  
Experience the Celtic tree calendar. Which is Ivonne's tree? And find out why the heather and grass fields are hardly recognizable these days ...  
As always, you'll find more information in the shownote. 

Listen also to part I of this coverage in Discutafel podcast 87!

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87: Chinese splash and modern hermitage in Botanical garden Haren

87: Chinese splash and modern hermitage in Botanical garden Haren

October 8, 2020

Listen to part I of our Discucoverage in Botanical garden Haren, near Groningen in The Netherlands. 
Walk with Ivonne behind the Chinese waterfall. And discover a modern hermit garden ...  
This episode ends when arriving at the Celtic garden. 

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As always, you'll find more info and links in the shownote
Part II will be released later in the season. Stay tuned! 

67: Allotment gardening in UK and NL part 2

67: Allotment gardening in UK and NL part 2

December 26, 2019

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We're talking about past, present and future of allotment gardening in the UK and The Netherlands.
What are similarities and differences, according to our UK podcast colleague Richard and 2 Dutch allotment holders?
And we continue our visit to Saskia's garden in garden park 'Ons Buiten'.
Part 1 is online since November 28, 2019.
As always, you'll find more information in the shownote.

Remark: due to an unknown software error, we had to reinstall this audio file.
At that moment, at least about 90 listeners had already downloaded this episode.
Download counting restarted on January 27, 2020. 

63: Allotment gardening in UK and NL part 1

63: Allotment gardening in UK and NL part 1

November 28, 2019

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We're talking about past, present and future of allotment gardening in the UK and The Netherlands. 
What are similarities and differences, according to our UK podcast colleague Richard and 2 Dutch allotment holders? 
And we take a visit to Saskia's garden in garden park 'Ons Buiten'. 
Part 2 will be online on December 26, 2019. 
As always, you'll find more information in the shownote

54: Glasgow Botanic Gardens

54: Glasgow Botanic Gardens

September 5, 2019

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Visit to Glasgow Botanic Gardens on a hot summer's day.
The gardens have no entrance fee. Does this mean it's an ordinary public park without the usual Latin plant names?
As always, you'll find more information in the shownote

Read also our blog: Botanical gardens: interesting for wildlife-friendly gardeners? 

 

46: New Dutch garden show Gardenista

46: New Dutch garden show Gardenista

May 23, 2019

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It's Chelsea Flower Show now. OK. But here in The Netherlands a brand new garden show was born last week: Gardenista. Come and listen! 
As always, you'll find more information in the shownote

32: Ryton Organic Gardens part 2

32: Ryton Organic Gardens part 2

January 24, 2019

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  • In part 2 of her walk in Ryton Organic Gardens Ivonne takes you to the allotment, multicultural garden, Heritage Seed Library and the fruit & vegetable garden. 
  • She pays special attention to Geoff Hamilton and the replica of his Paradise Garden at Ryton. 
  • Listen also to part 1 of Ivonne's walk

As always, you'll find more information in the shownote.

The garden's future is uncertain. Please note, the situation in Ryton may have changed when you hear this edition of Discutafel podcast.

29: Ryton Organic Gardens part 1

29: Ryton Organic Gardens part 1

December 27, 2018

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  • Garden Organic is a UK organic growing charity. It runs Ryton Organic Gardens near Coventry. Ivonne lets you experience a little bit of her rather hilarious journey to the gardens. 
  • In part 1 of her walk in the gardens Ivonne takes you to the areas which are dedicated to low maintenance landscaping and keeping your garden healthy. 
  • Listen also to part 2 of Ivonne's walk

As always, you'll find more information in the shownote

Please note: the garden's future is uncertain. The situation in Ryton may have changed when you read this shownote or hear this edition of Discutafel podcast. Recordings at the site were made in June 2018.

23: Permaculture origins and Monty’s garden talks

23: Permaculture origins and Monty’s garden talks

November 1, 2018

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  • Short introduction on permaculture. Who developed this mindset and why? What are main differences with organic agriculture?
  • Ivonne looks back at her visit to Gardeners' World Live and shares special 'garden & life' talks by the famous TV presenter Monty Don.

As always, you'll find more information in the shownote.

12: Gardeners’ World Live 2018 (deel 2, Discuspecial)

12: Gardeners’ World Live 2018 (deel 2, Discuspecial)

July 12, 2018

With English summaries for our international listeners!

Ivonne genoot van Gardeners' World Live 2018, een grote tuinshow in Birmingham (VK). Zij bezocht de show op 14 en 15 juni. Luister naar het tweede deel van haar reportage en commentaar. En geniet mee van een echt Engels tuinfeestje! Deel 1 verscheen op 21 juni 2018. 

Zoals altijd vind je meer info en links in de shownote.

In deel 2:

  • Sfeerimpressie van Plant Village, Floral Marquee & 'Meal in a barrow'
  • Ivonne stelt 3 tv-tuinmannen voor die jij misschien nog niet kent
  • Vraaggesprek met Ali Birkett over het project 'Nature of food'
  • Carol Klein en haar visie op natuurlijk tuinieren

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