I’ve been very quiet right here currently, for which I apologise. Following a number of delicate prompts, I assumed I had higher clarify myself!
Dan Cooper Backyard has been taking on increasingly of my time as I put together for a busy spring season promoting at specialist plant gala’s and backyard openings throughout the south and east of the UK. I’m popping up at some spectacular venues, together with Saltwood Fortress, Hatfield Home and The American Museum in Tub – you’ll discover particulars for April and Might right here. I’ve additionally been sourcing new merchandise, writing plenty of articles for the web site and creating distinctive new providers similar to backyard consultations and backyard mentoring. It’s no marvel I’m feeling exhausted, however what a privilege it’s to be doing what I really like. I attempt to remind myself of that day by day.
Since November, I’ve additionally been engaged on an thrilling new venture, a podcast with my pal and fellow gardener Julia Parker. We made a pilot episode in November (I known as it a mock solid!), and eventually, we’ve recorded and launched episode 1. It’s out there all over the place you’d normally discover a podcast; on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Acast, or you’ll be able to take heed to it by tapping the play button under.
We all know there are many gardening podcasts on the market already. We try to make programmes which might be finely tuned to the season, providing sound, credible, pleasant recommendation at a cushty tempo with a splash of humour and a splash of persona. We’re real, newbie gardeners who love what we do. We need to share our successes and failures so listeners can take consolation and luxuriate in their gardens. We take our hats off to everybody who makes a podcast – it’s not as straightforward as you think about!
So, with out additional ado, I invite you to hear. We’re recording the subsequent episode in a bit of over per week and welcome any suggestions and options for enchancment. Please be form. The primary time round, we had been concentrating so exhausting that we barely knew what we had been saying! Comfortable listening. TFG.
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