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An interview with Juliet Sargeant

We start 2021 with a chat to Juliet Sargeant, RHS Chelsea gold medal winning garden designer and founder of the Sussex Garden School. Find out more about Juliet’s design ethos and her secret mission as well as her surprising confession regarding her own garden. Juliet also has advice for anyone wanting to pursue a career in garden design.


An interview with Dr Waheed Arshad

PlantNetwork speaks with Dr Waheed Arshad to find out more about his role as botanical data specialist with Candide Gardening and Botanical Software and how it all began with a letter to the Queen….


Festive special – my favourite tree is….

A festive special edition of the podcast, looking at a few favourite trees… With thanks to Mark Ballard, Simon Toomer, Gary Long, Toby Beasley and Tim Baxter for their contributions.


Trees and Shrubs Online

Find out more about the freely available resource, Trees and Shrubs Online, and help contribute to this ambitious project.


Gardens Unlocked

Find out more about the PlantNetwork survey which asked gardens over the summer what measures they had implemented for reopening following lockdown.


Maximise Your PlantNetwork Membership

Not sure if you’re a member? Or unsure how to access your account/set your password? Find out how you can get full access to all your membership benefits here.


An interview with Andy Spetch

We talk to Andy Spetch about soil and turning waste into a product. While Andy isn’t a horticulturist, he works in a sector with very close links to horticulture, demonstrating the wide range of careers that exist in sectors aligned to gardens.