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The Organic Gardening Podcast

Garden Organic's popular podcast - The Organic Gardening Podcast - gives you monthly tips, inspiration and advice on how to grow, the organic way.

Hosted by former Blue Peter gardener Chris Collins and Garden Organic's Chief Executive Fiona Taylor, this popular monthly podcast has been a huge hit for gardeners and growers. Winner of the Gardening Media Guild 2020 Podcast of the Year, we've also received 5* reviews from around the world.

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This month's podcast - April 2024

Chris Collins chats to Josiah Meldrum, co-founder and owner of Hodemedods, about growing beans and pulses in the UK climate.

Also in this episode
Anton reveals how to grow ‘green chickpeas’, and whether it’s worth growing a crop of lentils. From the postbag, he discusses how to deal with moss on vegetable plots, and Chris and Fiona chat about the effects of the wet and windy spring.

Many thanks to our sponsor Andermatt Garden, which offers high quality environmentally-sustainable products for the home and garden at

Previous episodes 🔗

March 2024

To celebrate Food Waste Action Week (18-24 March), Chris Collins and David Garrett join Fiona to bust the myths around composting.

February 2024

Our CEO Fiona Taylor visits Slimbridge to chat to Simon Rose from the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) about ways to create similar habitats in your growing space.

January 2024

In this special episode of the Organic Gardening Podcast, our CEO Fiona Taylor chats with Garden Organic trustee and 'seed detective' Adam Alexander, as they show how far seeds can travel.

December 2023

Our guest this month is Anthony McCluskey from Butterfly Conservation, who shares some fascinating advice about how to support butterflies and caterpillars in your growing space

November 2023

Chris chats to Kirsty Wilson, herbaceous supervisor at the botanic gardens, to discover more about its 350-year-old living collection of plants.

October 2023

In this month’s podcast, we chat to Pam ‘The Jam’ Corbin about making seasonal jams and chutneys from homegrown produce

September 2023

Fiona chats to environmentalist Jane Davidson – our new Vice President - about the impact of climate change on her life and her gardening.

August 2023

Fiona finds out more about gardening in Scotland with our new Vice President Pam Whittle CBE.

July 2023

Our Head Gardener Emma O’Neill gives us a backstage tour of her brilliant Backyard Biodiversity show garden at Gardeners’ World Live

June 2023

In this month’s podcast, Chris Collins chats to the ‘Banksy of Veg’ - food and gardening activist Sara Venn – about the importance of community gardening.

May 2023

Listen to our fascinating conversation with wildlife gardening pioneer Chris Baines as he discusses the “wildlife revolution” in our gardens.

April 2023

In this Cut Flower Special of The Organic Gardening Podcast, Sarah Brown chats with Jo Wright from Flowers from the Farm and Debbie Scott, from East Lothian Flower Farm, as they share their experience of growing cut flowers organically.

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