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Guardian gardening podcast, on allotments

Guardian podcast studio shot 2015Very pleased to be part of a new series of podcasts from the Guardian newspaper, Sow, Grow, Repeat, by gardening editor Jane Perrone and gardening writer Alys Fowler. This one is called ‘Gardening without a garden’. You can listen and, if you like, comment here. This is how it’s described on the Guardian website.

In our second episode, Alys Fowler and Jane Perrone look at some of the ways you can garden without a garden. They explore the history and importance of allotments with Sara Jane Trebar of the Save Farm Terrace campaignGeorge McKay, author of Radical Gardening: Politics, Idealism and Rebellion in the Garden; and journalist and allotment holder Lia Leendertz. Finally, urban gardener Gayla Trail reveals what it was like to guerrilla garden on a busy public corner in Toronto, Canada.