The RHS Gardening Podcast

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The RHS Gardening Podcast offers seasonal advice, inspiration and practical solutions to gardening problems. Trusted gardening professionals give you the latest horticultural advice, scientific research and tried and tested techniques to bring out the best in your garden. Topics covered include: growing your own vegetables, flowers, garden design, lawn care and gardening with children. Plus expert masterclasses in topics ranging from cottage garden plants, growing orchids, to pest control and eco-friendly gardening. Plus we’ll have behind the scenes reports from the country’s most prestigious flower shows. There’s something in these podcasts to interest every gardener, whatever your level of expertise. For more info see www.rhs.org.uk/podcast

Episode Date
Secrets of houseplant success, acers, cauliflowers, going wild for ponds and A Nation in Bloom (Ep 154)
23:08
May 09, 2019
RHS Gardening Podcast on Tour: Cardiff flower show (Ep 153)
30:30
Apr 25, 2019
Replacing a failing apple tree, blackspot-resistant roses and which plants are Bambi-proof? Plus: plant rant (Ep 152)
23:18
Apr 04, 2019
Green power: how gardening changes lives behind bars, top 10 plant diseases and a new order at Wisley (Ep 151)
17:35
Mar 22, 2019
Top 10 pests revealed, life after slug pellets, children's gardening questions answered, dealing with box problems and more (Ep 150)
24:48
Mar 08, 2019
Discovering Darwin's potato, pressing matters at the Herbarium, Cardiff flower show, beating blight (Ep 149)
24:18
Feb 21, 2019
Growing new plants and new gardeners, gardens to visit for free, solving courgette queries and replacing overgrown shrubs (Ep 148)
25:00
Feb 07, 2019
Following royal gardening footsteps in Islington, discovering horticultural histories and the spawning glories of ponds in late winter (Ep 147)
24:54
Jan 24, 2019
A bumper crop of gardening questions answered, how did the 2018 drought affect gardens and a sneak peek at upcoming flower shows (Ep 146)
29:56
Jan 10, 2019
Highlights of 2018 - a year in gardening
31:40
Dec 27, 2018
Seasonal gardening questions solved and Christmas presents for gardeners (Ep 145)
32:15
Dec 20, 2018
How to help winter wildlife, unusual street trees and are glittered plants a crime against nature? (Ep 144)
22:25
Dec 06, 2018
Books Special 2018: Experts pick their favourites old and new, and books for Christmas presents
32:54
Nov 29, 2018
Go west! Rosemoor under the spotlight (Ep 143)
21:16
Nov 22, 2018
Weird, wild and wonderful - urban gardens as you've never seen them (Ep 142)
27:09
Nov 08, 2018
Uncovering the mysterious Miss Harrisson, plants on trial and hats off to begonias (Ep 141)
21:17
Oct 25, 2018
New shoots - growing the next generation of gardeners
16:19
Oct 11, 2018
It's harvest time! Celebrating homegrown produce and seasonal GYO advice (Ep 140)
33:03
Oct 11, 2018
Gardening for good, repairing lawns, tips on growing dahlias, roses, damsons and more (Ep 139)
25:33
Sep 27, 2018
Get RHS cash to fund your gardening adventure, a Wisley walkabout, helping hedgehogs and more (Ep 138)
22:45
Sep 13, 2018
A plant-lover's paradise: exploring RHS Garden Harlow Carr (Ep 137)
32:52
Aug 30, 2018
Behind the scenes science, Wisley dahlia competition and what to do about wasps (Ep 136)
19:22
Aug 16, 2018
Hyde Hall re-born (Ep 135)
19:21
Aug 01, 2018
Live from Tatton (Ep 134)
29:24
Jul 19, 2018
Live from Hampton Court (Ep 133)
18:22
Jul 05, 2018
Hampton Court Shorts (3/3) Celebrating 30 years of Countryfile
05:38
Jun 28, 2018
Hampton Court Shorts (2/3) Growing communities
04:32
Jun 28, 2018
Hampton Court Shorts (1/3) Lifestyle Gardens
04:07
Jun 28, 2018
Summer gardens to visit, coping with carrot fly and learning to love wasps (Ep 132)
20:19
Jun 21, 2018
Live from Chatsworth (Ep 131)
36:43
Jun 07, 2018
Dear Mrs Chatto (May 2018)
19:58
May 31, 2018
Live from Chelsea (Ep 130)
30:36
May 24, 2018
Chelsea Shorts - Growing happiness (3 of 3)
05:26
May 18, 2018
Chelsea Shorts - Hero Plants of Chelsea (2 of 3)
06:37
May 18, 2018
Chelsea Shorts - Space to Grow (1 of 3)
04:58
May 17, 2018
Countdown to Chelsea, Great British Bee Count, seasonal vegetable growing advice and more (Ep 129)
23:54
May 17, 2018
Countdown to Chelsea, Great British Bee Count, seasonal vegetable growing advice and more (Ep 129)
23:54
May 17, 2018
Reshaping the future of gardening; plastics part II; advice on cats, clay soil and lawns (Ep 128)
27:51
May 03, 2018
How to grow beautiful orchids, Britain in Bloom on the BBC, and is honey fungus top of the rots? (Ep 127)
25:59
Apr 19, 2018
Gardeners' hit list - top 10 pests revealed, plastic not fantastic and growing berries in pots (Ep 126)
26:56
Apr 06, 2018
Should gardeners worry about sepsis? Plus seasonal tips, how to get wildlife on your side and a new campaign for school gardening (Ep 125)
19:41
Mar 23, 2018
Plants for pets, learning to love the Mother in law's tongue and Wisley gets a wisteria walk (Ep 124)
24:46
Mar 08, 2018
Springing into shows season: Snowdrops, houseplants, cyclamen and Master Growers (Ep 123)
13:46
Feb 22, 2018
Step into the indoor jungle - Houseplants special (aka 'how not to kill a Venus flytrap')
23:07
Feb 16, 2018
Banishing bunnies, sleuthing slugs, Valentines gifts for plant lovers, upcoming London Shows highlights and horticultural competitions (Ep 122)
24:01
Feb 08, 2018
Exclusive Chelsea preview, plant encounters and seasonal advice (Ep121: Jan 2018)
27:35
Jan 25, 2018
Plant fanatics club together, birds in your garden part two. (Ep 120: Jan 2018)
23:24
Jan 11, 2018
Special episode: Highlights of 2017
29:56
Dec 28, 2017
Episode 119: Seasonal help and advice, winter bird watching and Wisley's great Laboratory is reborn
30:51
Dec 14, 2017
Episode 118: Episode 118 - Incredible Edible Dunstable and re-inventing the conifer
21:51
Nov 30, 2017
Episode 117: Honey what's that fungus? Fruity dilemmas, gardens to visit and Plant Encounters
28:03
Nov 16, 2017
Episode 116: An indoor forest, all about avocados and Bill Oddie's wild gardening adventures
24:58
Nov 02, 2017
Episode 115: Curator's tips, grow your own gourmet garlic and Wisley Plant Encounters
18:37
Oct 19, 2017
Episode 114: Get the jungle look! Wisley's new Exotic Garden, going wild for wildlife in winter and incredible history of apples at the RHS
17:44
Oct 05, 2017
Episode 113: Strawberry, apple and lilac problems solved, wonderful wildlife at Hyde Hall and plant encounters
28:16
Sep 21, 2017
Episode 112: Exotic vegetables take root in Essex, seasonal gardening tasks, and are native plants better for wildlife?
22:55
Sep 07, 2017
Episode 111: Hyde Hall's mega meadow; questions on fuchsias, roses, tulips and whitefly; Wisley plant encounters
33:13
Aug 24, 2017
Episode 110: What's occurring at Wisley, Wild About Gardening, orchid experts share their tips
25:13
Aug 10, 2017
Episode 109: Slugs - are they all bad? Holiday gardening with children and tips on courgettes and pruning wisteria
30:34
Jul 28, 2017
Episode 108: Hairy Bikers at Hampton, incredibly edible show gardens, going wild and going green
20:50
Jul 13, 2017
Episode 107: Chatsworth Flower Show highlights, weird and wonderful plants at Wisley
18:56
Jun 29, 2017
Grow your knowledge: Adult education with the RHS
31:25
Jun 15, 2017
Episode 106: Chelsea's unsung heroes, a Show Garden goes to Wales and RHS Photographic Competition.
18:55
Jun 01, 2017
Episode 105: Jo Malone at Chelsea, misbehaving wisteria, tomato questions answered.
31:22
May 18, 2017
Episode 104: A peony with a rocky past, disappearing plants and gardening in a changing climate
30:30
May 04, 2017
RHS Flower Shows Special 2017
25:29
Apr 27, 2017
Episode 103: Episode 103: BBC Radio 2 at Chelsea; seasonal advice, a celebration of the RHS Plant Finder and Plant Encounters part 2
33:54
Apr 20, 2017
Episode 102: Easter treats, Angell Town revisited, Wisley under the (jack) hammer and win a Chelsea garden!
22:47
Apr 06, 2017
Episode 101: What to do now in the veg garden, top 10 diseases, how to help British butterflies, and the strange case of the purple toothwort
18:32
Mar 23, 2017
Episode 100: You are not alone... gardeners' top pests and how to deal with them
22:33
Mar 09, 2017
Question and answer special - Growing in pots and containers
25:03
Feb 23, 2017
Episode 99: Help for hedgehogs and hellebores; how to go pro with gardening
25:42
Feb 09, 2017
Episode 98: Joys of winter at Wisley, perfect ponds and beautiful butterflies
22:44
Jan 26, 2017
Episode 97: Explaining the changes at Wisley; advice on composting, African violets and scale insects
19:59
Jan 12, 2017
Highlights of 2016
31:19
Dec 21, 2016
Episode 96: Fruit and festivities
21:09
Dec 15, 2016
Books Special: Experts pick their favourites old and new, the joy of books, and books for Christmas presents
31:24
Nov 30, 2016
FREE ACCESS: Members' episode 38: RHS Ambassador Baroness Floella Benjamin shares her love of gardening; and listeners' questions
20:04
Nov 17, 2016
Episode 95: Columnar plants for vertical structure, seasonal advice on sprouts, lawn care and much much more
25:43
Nov 17, 2016
Episode 94: Expert picks for autumn colour, and RHS Ambassador Floella Benjamin shares her passion for gardening
21:35
Nov 03, 2016
Episode 93: Badgers in the garden and Angell Town community gardeners visit Wisley.
29:58
Oct 20, 2016
Episode 92: Glories of the Harvest Festival, giant pumpkins and get snapping!
23:34
Oct 06, 2016
Episode 91: Lowdown on lily beetle, brightening up spring gardens with clever bulb combos and a visit to the Wisley Flower Show
25:45
Sep 22, 2016
Episode 90: A rose garden fit for a queen, coping with critters and knowing your onions
22:51
Sep 01, 2016
Episode 89: How to grow camellias in pots, dealing with trees near to buildings, apples and taking cuttings
29:36
Aug 18, 2016
Episode 88: Tatton calling! Tips from specialist growers; young designers' inspirations and more
21:07
Aug 04, 2016
Episode 87: Gardening QandA including pond algae, growing potatoes for Christmas and box tree moth; Wisley's big plans for the future
34:37
Jul 21, 2016
Episode 86: A day at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016
27:12
Jul 07, 2016
Episode 85: Pipping pests at the post, the RHS on Tour, and looking forward to the Chatsworth Flower Show 2017
19:54
Jun 23, 2016
Episode 84: Seasonal fruit tips, coping with caterpillars, bamboo control and Chelsea designers' secrets of moving plants
29:39
Jun 09, 2016
Episode 83: It's showtime! Fresh from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show; design inspirations and women making their mark
28:41
May 26, 2016
Episode 82: Expert tips on growing vegetables and climbers and a look at the RHS Community Allotment programme
34:06
May 12, 2016
AGM Plants Special - helping gardeners pick the best plants
18:20
May 03, 2016
Episode 81: Know your N-P-K, 150 years of 'The Garden' magazine and seasonal tips for growing your own
22:37
Apr 28, 2016
Episode 80: Springing into action; seasonal tasks and Jekka McVicar talks gardening for health and happiness
23:42
Apr 14, 2016
SCIENCE SPECIAL: looking at the new RHS Science Strategy
31:52
Mar 24, 2016
Episode 79: Growing healthily, National Gardening Week and all change at the Lindley Library
18:07
Mar 17, 2016
Episode 78: Expert hacks from the Horticultural Halls, gardening questions answered and a guide to composting
32:31
Mar 03, 2016
Episode 77: Rose Special - growing beautiful blooms with spectacular scent
32:56
Feb 18, 2016
Episode 76: Dividing snowdrops, seasonal rose care, fruit and veg in small spaces and houseplant inspiration
31:28
Feb 05, 2016
Episode 75: Dealing with extreme weather, vibrant stems for winter colour and turning a Blue Monday green
22:25
Jan 21, 2016
Episode 74: Advice for the new year, quick screening plants and RHS Holidays
27:49
Jan 07, 2016
RHS advice special - review of 2015
47:01
Dec 24, 2015
Episode 73: Feeling festive - walking in a Wisley wonderland, poinsettia tips and how to grow your own cranberries
25:21
Dec 24, 2015
Episode 72: Winter walks and seasonal advice
23:17
Dec 11, 2015
Episode 71: Drought and flood advice and gardening icons
27:55
Nov 27, 2015
Episode 70: How to get your garden ready for winter, gardening Q and As and planting bare-root trees
32:46
Nov 12, 2015
RHS Flower Shows special 2016
26:33
Nov 05, 2015
John MacLeod lecture - 'Gardening Planet Earth - Sustainable Horticulture'
01:43
Oct 30, 2015
Episode 69: Autumn Harvests - expert talks on edibles to plant now, how to eat nettles and how to store your harvest
25:19
Oct 29, 2015
Episode 68: The RHS London Harvest Show and hidden gems of RHS Wisley’s Glasshouse
20:18
Oct 15, 2015
Episode 67: Seasonal advice for growing fruit and vegetables, plus glasshouse essentials
33:04
Oct 01, 2015
Episode 66: Expert tips on dahlias, apples and more; plus a guide to garden ponds
24:39
Sep 17, 2015
Episode 65: Good bugs, bad bugs; how to beat weeds and seasonal gardening questions answered
26:46
Sep 03, 2015
Episode 64: Cold blooded killers under the microscope, foliage plants and fruit-growing essentials
24:20
Aug 20, 2015
Episode 63: Masterclasses on fuchsias and more, plus in-depth advice on strawberries and tomatoes
26:59
Aug 06, 2015
Episode 62: Insider’s guide to RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2015 and tips on pruning tools
28:31
Jul 23, 2015
Episode 61: Highlights from the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show and Greening Grey Britain
37:36
Jul 09, 2015
Episode 60: Summer watering, lawn care and the best plants for June
25:06
Jun 25, 2015
Episode 59: Seasonal jobs, questions answered and an essential guide to weeding
32:40
Jun 11, 2015
Episode 58: A plants special – plant combinations from award-winning Chelsea gardens and the best garden performers
25:26
May 28, 2015
Episode 57: The not-so-humble umbel, and listeners seasonal questions answered
27:29
May 14, 2015
Episode 56: We preview the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015
24:24
Apr 30, 2015
Episode 55: A comprehensive guide to orchids, plus gardening essentials
23:52
Apr 16, 2015
Episode 54: Spring lawn care and expert seasonal advice
25:40
Apr 02, 2015
Episode 53: Top 10 pest enquiries and RHS Partner Gardens looking good in spring
20:11
Mar 19, 2015
Episode 52: RHS Seed Scheme and Butterflies in the Glasshouse at RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey
28:50
Mar 05, 2015
Episode 51: Growing your own herbs and caring for snowdrops
27:20
Feb 19, 2015
Episode 50: Celebratory clips from Alan Titchmarsh, Mary Berry and Colin Crosbie, plus pruning wisteria, winter tips and a chance to win show tickets
31:09
Feb 05, 2015
Episode 49: Tackling problem areas of dry shade and growing chillies successfully
21:33
Jan 22, 2015
Episode 48: Gardening bestsellers and expert advice to start the new year
28:19
Jan 08, 2015
Episode 47: Bestselling books, help our research and looking after birds this winter
23:37
Dec 23, 2014
Episode 46: Controlling pests in winter and looking at plants with a bad reputation in a new light
25:23
Dec 11, 2014
Episode 45: Seasonal advice, troubleshooting plant diseases and choosing gardening gifts for Christmas
20:21
Nov 27, 2014
Episode 44: What to do now, plus tips on how to get better fruit and veg next year
25:06
Nov 13, 2014
Episode 43: Container-growing for winter interest and crops for the kitchen table
30:35
Oct 30, 2014
Episode 42: Harvest delights and great plants to attract pollinators
20:00
Oct 16, 2014
Episode 41: Managing microclimates - making the weather work for you in your garden
30:18
Oct 02, 2014
Episode 40: Expert plant advice from the RHS Plant Day, Cotswold Wildlife Park
24:52
Sep 18, 2014
Episode 39: Mary Berry opens the Wisley Flower Show 2014 and your gardening questions answered
29:31
Sep 04, 2014
Episode 38: James Wong's guide to growing flavour-filled fruit and veg, plus a focus on carnivorous plants
23:03
Aug 21, 2014
Episode 37: Bonsai, dragon quests and your gardening questions answered
26:36
Aug 07, 2014
Episode 36: Allotment advice and inspiration, and great high-summer flowering plants to try in your garden
28:11
Jul 24, 2014
Episode 35: A focus on the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2014
39:25
Jul 10, 2014
Episode 34 : Top performing plants, pond-care and tips from the kitchen garden
26:43
Jun 26, 2014
Episode 33 : Improving borders and your gardening questions answered
32:14
Jun 12, 2014
Episode 32: Top performing seasonal plants and an expert guide to conifers
23:19
May 29, 2014
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014 special
34:55
May 15, 2014
Episode 31: Lots of seasonal advice and a focus on growing beans and peas
29:50
May 01, 2014
Episode 31: Lots of seasonal advice and a focus on growing beans and peas
29:50
May 01, 2014
Episode 30: How to make your garden wildlife-friendly and the best performing seasonal plants
20:45
Apr 17, 2014
Episode 29: Seasonal and expert plant advice from the RHS Great London Plant Fair
25:51
Apr 03, 2014
Episode 28: Perfect potatoes and pest prevention
26:34
Mar 20, 2014
Britain in Bloom 50th anniversary special
16:00
Mar 13, 2014
Episode 27: Garden design for small spaces and seasonal tips from the RHS London Plant and Design Show and The RHS Gardening Advice team
32:53
Mar 06, 2014
Episode 26: Preparing the vegetable garden, garden design and the RHS Seed Scheme
21:07
Feb 21, 2014
Episode 25: A winter walk at RHS Garden Wisley, pond care and your gardening questions answered
27:39
Feb 06, 2014
Episode 24: Seasonal jobs, shrub selection and gardening stories from the RHS Lindley Library
24:32
Jan 23, 2014
Episode 23: Repairs caused by extreme weather, seasonal gardening questions and butterflies at Wisley
26:55
Jan 09, 2014
Episode 22: Seasonal advice, selecting seeds, and visiting winter gardens around the UK
19:46
Dec 23, 2013
Episode 21: Inspirational Books, expert seasonal advice and Christmas events at our four gardens
27:37
Dec 12, 2013
Episode 20: Christmas plants, presents and preparation
19:41
Nov 28, 2013
Episode 19: Foraging, plus preparing for winter and other seasonal advice from the RHS
32:20
Nov 13, 2013
Episode 18: Autumn colour and seasonal advice at the RHS London Shades of Autumn Show
32:35
Oct 31, 2013
Episode 17: Celebrate the autumn harvest
26:10
Oct 16, 2013
Episode 16: Preparing the vegetable plot for next year and gardening ideas for this autumn
23:43
Oct 03, 2013
Episode 15: Inspirational grasses, autumn lawn care, and more jobs to do right now
23:12
Sep 19, 2013
Episode 14: September at RHS Wisley
29:39
Sep 05, 2013
Episode 13: Summer highlights from stunning RHS Garden Rosemoor
30:40
Aug 22, 2013
Episode 12: Advice on small trees for the garden, plus choosing and caring for houseplants
31:39
Aug 08, 2013
Episode 11: Late summer colour at Tatton Park show, plus planting autumn bulbs, pest control and pruning wisteria
21:26
Jul 25, 2013
Episode 10: 'Escape' to the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2013
35:04
Jul 11, 2013
Episode 9: Gardening for all the family, summer flower arrangements, GYO tips, and seasonal advice from Wisley
21:35
Jun 27, 2013
Episode 8: Summer at Wisley, caring for fruit and veg and the RHS Advisory Team
24:27
Jun 13, 2013
Chelsea Flower Show Centenary special, Part 2
26:20
May 21, 2013
Episode 7: Plants for Scent, how plant displays win an RHS gold medal, and seasonal advice from RHS Garden Wisley
21:51
May 15, 2013
Chelsea Flower Show Centenary special, Part 1
28:44
May 08, 2013
Episode 6: RHS Edible Britain campaign, Chef Raymond Blanc discusses GYO veg, plus climbers for scent, fighting Lily Beetle, and wildflowers for containers.
28:55
May 02, 2013
Episode 5: Spotlight on RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Grow Your Own tips, rose care and tackling weeds
24:34
Apr 18, 2013
Episode 4: Spring tasks, Grow Your Own and the RHS Advisory Team.
26:31
Apr 04, 2013
Episode 3: Orchids, spring plants and seasonal advice from the London Plant and Design Show
21:41
Mar 21, 2013
Episode 2: Slugs, Potatoes and Strawberries - behind the scenes at RHS Garden, Wisley.
26:52
Mar 07, 2013
Episode 1: Problem Solving from RHS Garden, Wisley in Surrey
31:14
Feb 20, 2013