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Diaries of a Lady Gardener

A series of conversations about life in the garden

Hosted by Shannon, otherwise known as accidental allotmenteer @DiaryOfALadyGardener, get ready to listen to some of your favourite IG gardeners to tell their growing story. From allotments and new build gardens to flower
10/24/2022

Finding flower farming and growing wild with @happyrootsfarmuk

Season 4, Ep. 4
Hello and welcome to Diaries of a Lady Gardener podcast hosted by me, the Lady Gardener! I am so happy to be back chatting to lots of lovely plant-obsessed people about their stories. From flower farmers and allotmenteers to some of the greatest garden gurus, listen to us chat about all the things we’ve done in the name of plants, from our biggest achievements to our fabulous garden fails.This season is sponsored by Mole Valley Farmers, who are all about keeping your garden tidy this autumn. Visit them in stores across the UK or at moleonline.com now until 26th October to make the most of their fantastic offers. You’ll find discounts on items like wheelbarrows, lawn seed, and bulbs ready to plant for spring colour. So head over to check out these items and many more!In this episode I got to chat the the wonderful Laurenne, a flower farmer with such contagious enthusiam and the most gorgeous blooms. I discovered Laurenne - otherwise known as @happyrootsfarmUK through flowers from the farm, a fantastic organisation that brings flower growers together to share knowledge and skills. It felt like this episode came at the perfect time for me personally, when my dreams of making the flower farm happen felt far beyond my reach but Laurrenne’s openness and advice reignited that fire and I hope it’ll get you excited about growing your own too! If you’ve enjoyed listening today, please do subscribe too keep up to date with upcoming episodes and leave a review! Each share, comment and star rating makes such a difference in helping new growers to find the podcast and learn from all of the incredible guests featured. In the meantime, I’d love to hear any of your questions and stories on Instagram @diaryofaladygardener or via email diaryofaladygardener@gmail.comThat’s all from me, happy growing!
10/17/2022

People, plants and wellbeing with @ellenmarygardening

Season 4, Ep. 3
Hello and welcome to Diaries of a Lady Gardener podcast hosted by me, the Lady Gardener! I am so happy to be back chatting to lots of lovely plant-obsessed people about their stories. From flower farmers and allotmenteers to some of the greatest garden gurus, listen to us chat about all the things we’ve done in the name of plants, from our biggest achievements to our fabulous garden fails.This season is sponsored by Mole Valley Farmers, who are all about keeping your garden tidy this autumn. Visit them in stores across the UK or at moleonline.com now until 26th October to make the most of their fantastic offers. You’ll find discounts on items like wheelbarrows, lawn seed, and bulbs ready to plant for spring colour. So head over to check out these items and many more!In this episode, I got to chat to the truly wonderful, magical and inspirational, @ellenmarygardening. She’s an author, a wellbeing coach, a gardener, a podcast host and so much more. I came away from this episode feeling like I’d walked right out of therapy, and since have been much more conscious of taking time for myself so thank you Ellen Mary, you are the best. I hope that you lovely listeners enjoy listening to this as much as we enjoyed recording it.If you’ve enjoyed listening today, please do subscribe too keep up to date with upcoming episodes and leave a review! Each share, comment and star rating makes such a difference in helping new growers to find the podcast and learn from all of the incredible guests featured. In the meantime, I’d love to hear any of your questions and stories on Instagram @diaryofaladygardener or via email diaryofaladygardener@gmail.comThat’s all from me, happy growing!
10/10/2022

The power of the gardening community with @homegrownwiththehaydons_

Season 4, Ep. 2
Hello and welcome to diaries of a lady gardener podcast! I am so happy to be back chatting to lots of lovely plant-obsessed people about their stories. From flower farmers and allotmenteers to some of the greatest garden gurus, listen to us chat about all the things we’ve done in the name of plants, from our biggest achievements to our fabulous garden fails.This season is sponsored by Mole Valley Farmers, who are all about keeping your garden tidy this autumn. Visit them in stores across the UK or at moleonline.com now until 26th October to make the most of their fantastic offers. You’ll find discounts on items like wheelbarrows, lawn seed, and bulbs ready to plant for spring colour. So head over to check out these items and many more!In this episode I got to chat to the fabulous Steph - otherwise known as @homegrownwiththehaydons_ who you may know her better as the lady behind the Insta village fair, coffee in the greenhouse, ugly grid, hoydens powerhour or the growalong gang. We chatted about about her gardening story, the amazing work she’s done in her own garden and how she got the whole of Instagram talking, sharing and laughing through lockdown and beyond. f you’ve enjoyed listening today, please do subscribe to keep up to date with upcoming episodes and leave a review! Each share, comment and star rating makes such a difference in helping new growers to find the podcast and learn from all of the incredible guests featured. In the meantime, I’d love to hear any of your questions and stories on Instagram @diaryofaladygardener or via email diaryofaladygardener@gmail.comThat’s all from me, happy growing!
10/3/2022

The magic of microgreens, mushrooms and preserves with @gingergrows1

Season 4, Ep. 1
Hello and welcome to season four of the diaries of a lady gardener podcast! It has been a crazy year but after a little break I am so happy to be back chatting to lots of lovely plant-obsessed people about their stories. From flower farmers and allotmenteers to some of the greatest garden gurus, listen to us chat about all the things we’ve done in the name of plants, from our biggest achievements to our fabulous garden fails.This season is sponsored by Mole Valley Farmers, who are all about keeping your garden tidy this autumn. Visit them in stores across the UK or at moleonline.com now until 26th October to make the most of their fabulous offers. You’ll find discounts on items like wheelbarrows, lawn seed, and bulbs ready to plant for spring colour. So head over to check out these items and many more!In this episode, I got to chat to the wonderful Hannah who is @gingergrows1 on Instagram. We’ve been following each other since the start of our gardening journeys around four years ago and we actually met earlier this year at Hampton Court Palace. Hannah has a super cool job an amazing growing space, plus I am so envious of her creativity with preserves. Before I give away too much, here’s the first episode of the season, enjoy!If you’ve enjoyed listening today, please do subscribe too keep up to date with upcoming episodes and leave a review! In the meantime, I’d love to hear any of your questions and stories on Instagram @diaryofaladygardener or via email diaryofaladygardener@gmail.comThat’s all from me, happy growing!