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Ben Dark

A British Gardener. Host of the award winning Garden Log Podcast

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#66 The trouble with dahlias, meadow mowing and stylish underplanting for the stylish gardener
The Garden Log
In this episode of the Garden Log we scythe the last sweet grass of summer, spread fine mulch and sings a cricket’s song. As mentioned on the podcast, to see me at the landscape show register here: http://www.landscapeshow.co.uk/register
#65 Planting a pagan yew grove, playing the delphinium blues and preaching the wallflower gospel: a gardening podcast
The Garden Log
In this episode of the Garden Log Ben summons the Elder Gods, meets a canary fancying diamond magnate and trims the wisteria.   Solomon Joel’s garden party - https://player.bfi.org.uk/free/film/watch-foxhill-estate-1926-online   Hampton Court: Our growing year - https://www.hrp.org.uk/hampton-court-palace/whats-on/hampton-court-gardens/our-growing-year/#gs.xkd84m   Gherado Cibo’s plantain - https://www.moleiro.com/en/books-of-medicine/dioscorides-by-mattioli-and-cibo/miniatura/broadleaf-plantain-dioscorides   If you enjoyed this episode please consider leaving a review and sharing on social media!
#64 High summer meadows, the hottest day on record and falling in love with a saxifraga: A gardening podcast.
The Garden Log
In liquidating heat Ben plants, digs, sweats and chops when he should be drinking in the shade - all in the name of Beauty! Also, how to look at a familiar garden in a totally new light. This and much more in episode 64 of the award winning Garden Log podcast.
#63 Poppies, roses, wood sorrels and willow herbs: A gardening podcast
The Garden Log
Weeds take centre stage in high summer as Ben turns farmers wife and chops off their roots with a carving knife.   Thegardenlogpodcast@gmail.com
#62 Acanthus out, clematis up, lawns in a horrible yellow mess: A gardening podcast
The Garden Log
In this week’s heat-drenched episode of the Garden Log Ben makes a terrible mistake, battles powdery mildew and coats himself in a layer of thorns, twigs and earwigs. No other half-hour contains more gardening - fact!   Thegardenlogpodcast@gmail.com   Twitter: @bensgarden   Instagram: ben_dark_   Facebook: The Garden Log Podcast
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Location
London, UK
Episode Count
66
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
1 day, 5 hours